Sustainable living, events and news in the City of Port Phillip

Event Ride2Work day 2016 Join us at South Melbourne Market for a free Ride2Work Day breakfast on 12 October 2016 What's on, My Community, What your council is doing, At Work Creatures of the Bay-Rubbish Sculpture Project Are you an artist experienced in sculpture and public art? Do you live or create in the City of Port Phillip? What's on, My Community, What your council is doing Can a Hair Salon be Sustainable? Kohhaircutters in Elwood joins Sustainable Salon's initiative to be a Sustainable Business. Green Businesses, News, My Community, At Work

Upcoming events

Event Composting and worm farming in apartments - free talk 6:30pm on Wednesday 24 August 2016 at St Kilda Town Hall. Free composting and worm farming in apartments workshop. Learn how you can turn your food waste into nutrient rich soil that is like gold for the garden, with a focus on apartment living. Find out about the different composting and worm farming options that work in apartments and how much they cost, how much space and time you’ll need to make it work. Speakers include Richard Thomas from WormLovers on worm farms, Dane Morrissey on composting, Penelope Lynch on Bokashi bins. here will be hands on demonstrations for all of these options, so you’ll get to see, touch and smell what they are really like. This will be followed by a Q&A with Richard, Dane and Brett Hedger from City of Port Phillip. Bring a bottle and take home free samples of compost and worm juice, and go into the draw to win your own Bokashi bin or worm farm. What's on, My Community, My House, What your council is doing Event Shakespeare Grove Artist Studios – Selected Works 2016 -Exhibition A new exhibition of local artists creating wonders in Shakespeare Grove Artist Studios. News, What's on, My Community Event 2016 “Total R.E.S.P.E.C.T.” Interfaith Art Exhibition News, What's on
Event Detox your home Free household chemical collection at Camberwell's Detox your home. News, My House Walk to school in October October is Walk to School month! Kids, My Community, What your council is doing Event EcoArts Festival Come along to the EcoArts Festival, a community festival to connect with nature, create art, and share stories and ideas. News, What's on, My Community Event Victorian Premier's Volunteer Champions Awards Celebrating Volunteers in Victoria. Nominations for the 2016 awards are now open! Get on to it and nominate. News, What's on Event Master plan consultation Parks Victoria and the Friends invite you to the Westgate Park escape to nature master plan consultation News, What's on, My Community Event 11th Sustainable Schools Fest 2016 Experience being a teacher through Kids teaching kids 20 minutes workshops on the day. News, What's on, My Community Event Science by the sea Help shed light on microplastics. Come along to a hands- on science information session. News, What's on, My Community ResourceSmart Schools Awards 2016 Nominate your school and showcase your story in ResourceSmart Schools Awards 2016. Entries close 15 August! Kids, What's on, My Community Online Solar Power Calculator Are you thinking about getting solar but wanting to make sure it's for you? Here is a tool that helps your decision. News, My House