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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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Denmark Community Garden Holds Successful Second Workshop

The new Denmark Community Garden held its second organic garden workshop on the 13th April 2019 attended by 11 people. Neal Collins shared his enthusiastic knowledge about organic food growing. 5 raised beds were planted out with herbs and winter vegetables. Much fun and learning  was had by all at this Green Skills’s event. The […]

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Whale Shark, star of SunSmart Albany Kite Fiesta 2019

Whale Shark, star of SunSmart Albany Kite Fiesta A whale shark, blue whale, frilled lizard and many other creatures and box kites, filled Albany’s skies last Sunday 24 March 2019. This brought joy to the many hundreds of people including children, adults and the young of heart who came down to join in the fun. […]

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