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

Event Ride2Work day 2016 Host your own breakfast or join us for a free Ride2Work Day breakfast on 12 October 2016 What's on, My Community, What your council is doing, At Work Solar cell captures CO2 and sunlight A new solar cell that is photosynthetic News Event Fragments - Exhibition in The Gallery A diverse exhibition of works referencing the theme of fragments News, What's on, What your council is doing Event Call for entries for the 2017 St Kilda Festival If you are an artist keen to show your talent to the world here is your chance News, What's on, My Community, What your council is doing Event Edible Gardens: Spring Into Your Veggie Patch Have you always wanted to grow your own vegetables but never quite knew how to get started? What's on, My Community St Kilda Town Hall solar project cuts costs and greenhouse gases Solar panels in St Kilda is believed to be the biggest solar installation on an Australian town hall. News, What your council is doing
Community Carbon Cops 2016 – NOW RECRUITING The City of Port Phillip is re-launching their successful ‘Community Carbon Cops’ program in 2016/17 and we are looking for volunteers who are keen to learn about energy and water management in community buildings and residential homes. 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 Event Backyard Chooks 8:00pm to 9:15pm on Wednesday 14 September at Finn Cafe, St Kilda. Learn all about our feathery lady friends, how to keep them happy and healthy, and the yummy eggs they lay for us. What's on, My Community, My House 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