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How to Switch to Cloth Nappies, when All You Know is Disposables

How to Switch to Cloth Nappies, when All You Know is Disposables

Cloth Nappies have moved into the modern era! And Green Skills Perth have been busy showing them (and their vintage, terry-square cousin) off to young Cockburn families. But, how do you get started with cloth, when you are already comfy with disposables? 1- Start with 1 nappy (#StartWithOneNappy). 2- Trial packs. Cloth nappy retailers often sell discounted […]

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Getting Ready to Ditch More Than Just Plastic Bags!

Getting Ready to Ditch More Than Just Plastic Bags!

The plastic bag ban is really gaining traction now. From 1 July 2018, lightweight single-use plastic bags will be banned statewide in Western Australia. Boomerang Bags are popping up in local shopping centres, plastic straws are falling fast out of favour (heard of The Last Straw campaign?), disposable coffee cups are attracting a surcharge (who could forget ABC’s War […]

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Waste Wise Lunchboxes are looking good with Wax Wraps

Waste Wise Lunchboxes are looking good with Wax Wraps

Waste Wise Wednesdays are popping up all over WA Primary Schools. Even school canteens are getting onboard with waste free lunches! Our schoolkids know that single use, throwaway plastic – juice boxes, cling wrap, ziplock bags, yoghurt tubs – is out! Reusable drink bottles, reusable food containers (hello, beeswax wraps!), and composting your food scraps […]

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Green Skills holds Porongurup Eco Art Weekend

Between the 9th and 11th February 2018, Green Skills  held a “Seeing Like an Eagle” eco art and photographic weekend at the Porongurup in conjunction with the Friends of The Porongurup group. The weekend had input from artist Nikki Green (nikkigreen.com.au) and environmentalist Basil Schur and had a focus on the Ranges Link which forms […]

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“Help The Hoodie” Field Trip held near Cranbrook

On Wednesday 14th February 2018 , Green Skills and Gillamii Centre held a “Help The Hoodie” field trip around salt lakes on farms in the Cranbrook area. The field trip commenced at the Bob’s Lake Bird hide, on the Lehmann farm,  north east of Cranbrook and visited 4 lakes  on farms, The event provided a […]

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Perth Sustainability Workshops

MYO Beeswax Wraps Beeswax wraps are a natural and compostable alternative to plastic cling wrap. In this workshop, participants learn how to make these beautiful, reusable food wraps. Each participant will come away with 3 beeswax wraps. And the skills to make plenty more!   Nappies for Newborns Cloth nappies have been updated! Discover Modern Cloth Nappies for newborns […]

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