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Sustainability Workshops

MRF tour

Where does my recycling go? 

Thursday 15 August 9am - 3pm

SUEZ booked out

Join us for a FREE tour of the SUEZ Material Recovery Facility in Spring Farm. 
You will need to be physically fit to attend this tour as the tour includes climbing a high stair well that is open and there is no disabled access. 

The itinerary is as follows: 
9am - Depart Council's Moss Vale Civic Centre by bus
10.30 - Tour of SUEZ facility 
12 noon - depart SUEZ facility 
12.15 - Lunch Stop (at participants cost)
1pm - Depart Spring Farm and return to Moss Vale

When booking please advise of any food allergies or dietary requirements to assist in finalising lunch location

Click here to book.
The day is limited to 18 people. 
To attend you must be physically fit, wear enclosed footwear and be prepared to purchase your own lunch on the return trip. 


SATURDAY 24 AUGUST - REDUCING PLASTIC IN YOUR LIFE 
10am - 1pm 

Learn how to make bees wax wraps, home made coffee scrub and more. If you have a favourite cotton material at home bring it along for its transformation. Light refreshments provided on the day.

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Sessions limited to 25 people. Children welcome under full supervision. Enclosed footwear is required. 


Can't make a session?

Here are a couple of plastic free recipes for you to try yourself at home:
Home Made Body Coffee Scrub - coffee-grounds-body-scrub.pdf
A simple Bees Wax Wrap Recipe -how-to-make-a-bees-wax-wrap.pdf


WEEKLY BIKE REPAIR WORKSHOPS


  • FREE Bike Repair Workshops every Wednesday
  • MAXIMUM Number of Participants 8-10 
  • Covered shoes and long sleeve shirts are required
  • Please bring along a drink and snack on the day


How to Book


 Click here to book. In the email include:

  • Name
  • Date to attend
  • Number of participants - Max of 8-10 participants 
  • Contact phone number


Alternatively:

  • Phone: 02 4868 0507 to speak with the Waste Education and Policy Officer


For more information on the the bike workshops Click here.


Past Workshops 2018


  • 24/02/18 - Sorting Soft Plastics 
  • 20/03/18 - Sorting Soft Plastics
  • 10/04/18 - Sorting Soft Plastics 
  • 9/05/18 - Composting Workshop at the Moss Vale Community Garden
  • 30/05/18 - Bike Repair Workshop 
  • 05/06/18 - Sorting your waste and soft plastics
  • 06/06/18 - Bike Repair Workshop
  • 13/06/18 - Bike Repair Workshop 
  • 25/07/18 - Bike Repair Workshop  
  • 26/07/18 - Tyre Art with REVIVA 
  • 08/08/18 - Bike Repair Workshop 
  • 15/08/18 - Bike Repair Workshop
  • 19/08/18 - Reducing Reliance on Plastic 
  • 08/09/18 - Worm Farming Techniques 
  • 20-21/10/18 - Garage Sale Trail
  • 11/11/2018 - Reducing Reliance on Plastic 
  • 15/11/2018 - Recycling in the Garden -Moss Vale Community Garden 
  • 17/02/2019 - Composting Made Easy - Bowral Four Seasons Community Garden
  • 09/03/2019 - Introduction to Modern Cloth Nappies 
  • 17/04/2019 - School Holiday Bike Repair Workshop
  • 05/05/2019 - Four Seasons Community Garden Tour and Composting Demonstration 
  • 09/05/19 - Moss Vale Community Garden Tour and Hot Composting Demonstration 
  • 11/05/2019 - Comparing Composting Systems - composting, worm farming, bokashi and digestors 
  • 08/07/2019 - Introduction to Modern Cloth Nappies 
  • 09/07/2019 - Plastic Presentation followed by a tour of the RRC
  • 11/07/2019 - Reducing plastic in your life - making bees wax wraps and home made scrub
Last Updated: August 9th, 2019
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