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Trinity College joins in Cranbrook Planting

Monday 22nd July 2019 Volunteer University Students help plant out landcare sites A team from Trinity Residential College at the UWA joined in a two day program of tree planting for habitat restoration on a farm near Cranbrook on the 18th and 19th July 2019. The team of eight, led by College head, Mike Shearer, […]

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Slow Fashion Festival 2019

Green Skills held a Slow Fashion Festival in June 2019 at Fossicker’s Tip Shed in Albany to showcase sustainable fashion around the Great Southern region. What is Slow Fashion? Slow fashion, as opposed to fast fashion, is fashion that causes less harm to people and the environment. It could be expensive, handstitched, bespoke, organic garments; […]

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Dreamcatchers and Driftwood Mobiles with an upcycled twist

Dreamcatchers and Driftwood Mobiles with an upcycled twist

Sewing with Scraps workshop takes a seaside theme, with shells, driftwood and of course, fabric scraps. Adding to Jude’s box of recycled supplies – part-balls of wool, op shop ribbons, wire hangers – participants choose to make either a dreamcatcher or a mobile. This sustainability workshop teaches children, teens and adults how to breathe new […]

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Looking for Parent Ed Classes with Cloth Nappies?

Looking for Parent Ed Classes with Cloth Nappies?

Thanks to a grant from the Waste Authority, Green Skills has been training local Parent Educators how to use  modern cloth nappies, and provided nearly all Perth’s maternity hospitals with an Antenatal Cloth Nappy Demo kit.    The kits contain a range of cloth nappies plus info on how to wash them (same as washing […]

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Not Waste Festival

Not Waste Festival

What an amazing weekend. Thanks to everyone who was involved in making it happen. All that hard work payed off it was spectacular. Friday night we had our “Possible Futures, Waste reduction Discussion Panel” which was the start of many more discussions and the fashion parade to end all fashion parades. Slow fashion never looked […]

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Balijup Fauna Citizen Science Report released

In March 2019 , Green Skills completed a State 2 project for the Balijup project aimed to build community capacity in the eco-restoration of the 919ha Balijup property near Tenterden with its Fauna Sanctuary (a 111ha fenced feral predator free exclosure into which Quenda (Southern Brown Bandicoots) and Coomarl (Brush tailed possums) have been successfully […]

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