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

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 The Age of Consequencies Sustainable Living Festival presents this special screening of the latest documentary on Climate Change. News, What's on Open House Melbourne 2016 This year's new edition to the St Kilda Open House venues is The Esplanade Vaults. News, What's on, My Community

Upcoming events

Renewable energy project powers along with tender release Port Phillip Council’s street lights and three town halls could be powered by “green” energy following a tender released today to develop a large scale renewable energy plant in regional Australia. News, What's on, What your council is doing Event Fungi Foray Are you interested in fungi? Would you like to learn more about the different types of mushrooms? Then head to Westgate Park. News, What's on, My Community Event Transition Town Port Phillip Are you a community connector or a change agent? Would you like to be one? News, What's on
Event 2016 Open House Melbourne Wondering how green can be a heritage building? News, What's on, My Community The Earth in 500 years Global warming has implications for current times, as well as the future. News What would happen if all the fish disappeared We don't really think about the catastrophe over fishing is causing to the environment and to all human being. News Event Sustainable House Day 2016 House Nominations Now open for Sustainable House Day. Register for open houses. News, What's on Event Native Plant Propagation How to develop a Native Garden? Sustainable Gardening Australia's Master Class on Native Plant Propagation is now on. News, What's on, My Community Filtering New Life to Port Phillip Bay Business is working with nature a new three- year initiative worth $270,000 is taking place News, My Community A good save Love Our Streets 3184 community group clever action prevents contamination. News, My Community Local child care centres fostering a new generation of sustainable citizens Child care centres and kindergartens across the City of Port Phillip are fostering a new generation of future leaders by incorporating sustainability initiatives into their buildings and everyday education programs, thanks to the Seedlings project. Kids, News, What your council is doing TAKE2: Victoria's climate challenge pledge The Victorian Government is calling for all Victorians to support their universal pledge and sign up to be part of Victoria’s action on climate change. News, My Community