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Appreciating Marvellous Garden Givers

Appreciating some magnificent contributors to our Denmark-Kwoorabup community Here Green Skills takes the opportunity to  thank and appreciate those volunteers and groups who support the Denmark Community Garden and who are consistently marvellous. This is a tribute to them and all the many quiet people who give heaps to our town and our world. Thank […]

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Are Compostable Nappies Really Compostable?

Are Compostable Nappies Really Compostable?

They’re becoming more common – “eco-disposable nappies”. Biodegradable, chlorine free, fragrance free, chemical free, cloth-like … the list goes on and the packaging is convincing. But I’ve always wondered – are these claims true or is it greenwashing? Can these nappies truly be compostable? To find out for yourself, look up company websites or nappy […]

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Community Garden Workshop Focus on Fruit Trees

Learning is Fun at the Denmark Community Garden At the Denmark Community Garden workshop on Saturday 20th July,  local garden expert, Neal Collins, shared his knowledge on how to grow fruit bearing trees and bushes. Twelve people attended the event, held at the newly established Denmark Community Garden, which is a collaborative project between Green […]

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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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