Zero Waste Workshops

In partnership with Transition Warringal

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    Bags to Take Away

    $0.00

    We  have  handmade  bags  that  you can take it with you.

    Gold coin donation.

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  • Beeswax Wraps with Jo Massey

    $10.00

    Learn how to make beeswax wraps from  scratch using  recycled  and natural materials. Make 2 of your own wraps to take home. We will discuss ways   to   keep   food   fresh   without plastic packaging and plastic wraps, how to wash beeswax wraps and refresh them when they crack.

     

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  • body care make your own

    Body Care with Jo Massey – Workshop 1

    $10.00

    A  series  of  3  workshops  which  cover  a range of body care products. Making your own  body  care  products helps  to reduce waste as we buy bulk ingredients and put the products into reusable containers. The products are all made using ingredients that are harm free, pure and natural which limits the  amount of  chemicals that our  bodies need to process and detox.

    Workshop 1:
    LIP BALM – Learn how to make your own natural and effective lip balm with the scent of your choice.
    BODY SALVE – Make  a  salve  for extra dry skin or to use as a chest rub.

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    Body Care with Jo Massey – Workshop 2

    $10.00

    A  series  of  3  workshops  which  cover  a range of body care products. Making your own  body  care  products helps  to reduce waste as we buy bulk ingredients and put the products into reusable containers. The products are all made using ingredients that are harm free, pure and natural which limits the  amount of  chemicals that our  bodies need to process and detox.

    Workshop 2:

    DEODORANT PASTE – Learn how to make an easy and effective deodorant paste out of natural ingredients.

    TOOTH POWDER – Make a natural, tasty & fun tooth powder for replacing your  toothpaste. Please  bring  apron, small containers like recycled jars to put the finished product in.

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    Body Care with Jo Massey – Workshop 3

    $10.00

    A  series  of  3  workshops  which  cover  a range of body care products. Making your own  body  care  products helps  to reduce waste as we buy bulk ingredients and put the products into reusable containers. The products are all made using ingredients that are harm free, pure and natural which limits the  amount of  chemicals that our  bodies need to process and detox.

    Workshop 3:

    MAGNESIUM  OIL –  Magnesium chloride is an easy-to-absorb form of magnesium that may be able to raise levels of this nutrient within the body when  applied  topically  to  the  skin. Learn how to make magnesium oil which is used as a great tool to relax muscles which are tight, tense or cramping. Magnesium oil can also be used as a hair spray.

    ZINC CREAM – Learn how to make a zinc  oxide  based  zinc  cream  which can be used as a sunscreen protector, for nappy rash, minor burns, severely chapped skin, or other minor skin irritations. Please  bring  apron  and  a, small jar to put the finished product in.

     

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  • clothes mending

    Clothes Mending Workshop

    $2.00

    Learn basic skills to repair and alter clothing, including school uniforms from local mum Emily Bieber. Sew on buttons. Mend holes. Alter hems.
    Some materials provided, bring your machine if possible.

    Term 2: Saturday 18th April 2020: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    Bookings essential

    Fee: Gold coin donation

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  • Composting with Nina Bishop

    $2.00

    Nina is passionate about supporting people to send zero organic waste to landfill. In this workshop, learn how to compost all your household organic waste using a variety of methods to suit every situation.

    Gold coin donation to support the House

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  • green cleaning liquids

    Green Cleaning with Jo Massey

    $10.00

    The basics of DIY green cleaning at home. This workshop will cover green cleaning   solutions   for   the  kitchen, bathroom  and  laundry,  as  well  as creating your very own multipurpose cleaning  liquid  and  a  multipurpose cleaning  powder  to  take  home. Times: Sat. 2nd May from 10 – 12noon

     

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  • GROW FREE – Community shared cart

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    Community herbs grown by the community, for the community. Take what you need, give what you can! This is a perpetual sharing cart for home produce, preserves and the like, provided by Grow Free. Love grows by Giving. Ongoing program join us.

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  • insulative cooking

    Insulative Cooking with Nine

    $10.00

    Insulative cooking can reduce your cooking energy use by as much as 80%. Once this low energy, slow cooking method is understood, people often discover other unexpected benefits – of convenience and wonderful flavours. Patterns will be available to trace for making your own insulative cooker.

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  • Mini Library

    There is a bright red box in our front yard. Please feel free to borrow, swap or donate a book. There are more books inside. If you would like to exchange or borrow.

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  • passive solar design

    Passive Solar Design

    $2.00

    Nina Bishop designed and built her own passive solar home in Northern New South Wales. In this workshop, she teaches the principles of energy efficient house design to enable participants to make wise decisions next time they are repairing, renovating or building a home.

    Times: TBA

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  • worm wicking beds and worm farming

    Wicking Beds & Worm Farming

    $2.00

    Ravi will demonstrate how to convert an existing garden bed into a waterwise wicking bed and how to make fertiliser for the vegies using a Worm Café.

    Gold coin donation.

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