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Plastic Free Living Workshop

Join us at Green Skills Albany for a session on plastic free living with the co-founder of Plastic Free July. We’ll make nut milk and fold newspaper bin liners, so you have some hands-on skills to start off the plastic free challenge, and discuss why we need to avoid plastic, how to do it, and […]

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Is anyone interested in Cloth Nappies?

Is anyone interested in Cloth Nappies?

Saturday June 9th – Clarkson Library was all set up for our Cloth Nappies for Newborns workshop. With nappy retailer Booty Crawl and Wanneroo’s Waste Education Officer, we wondered … how many people would come? Is anyone interested in cloth nappies? With 40 young parents and parents-to-be attending – we can safely say, ABSOLUTELY! Their questions came thick and fast. From the basic: What types […]

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Plastic Bag Ban Ready!

Plastic Bag Ban Ready!

Are you ready for the Plastic Bag Ban in WA? Many shops are already ceasing to supply single use plastic bags. From 1st July 2018, anyone selling goods in WA will not be allowed to sell or supply plastic bags under 35 microns with handles. You will still be able to buy bin liners, thicker […]

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‘Nappies for Newborns’ coming to City of Wanneroo

‘Nappies for Newborns’ coming to City of Wanneroo

Expecting a baby? Come see us at Clarkson Library for a Reusable Nappy information session, on June 9th at 10am. With modern cloth nappies, running out of nappies is like running out of clean clothes. Just put on the washing machine! (No last-minute trip to the shops required) We’ll show you the convenience, the no-soak […]

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Three Coffee Pod Brands to Recycle

Three Coffee Pod Brands to Recycle

Big green thanks to our community members for dropping off your coffee pods to Green Skills Albany for recycling! You’re keeping aluminium (one the highest value recycling streams), plastic and coffee grounds out of landfill. Here’s how you can make sure your coffee pods do get recycled: please drop off these specific brands. Nescafe, Nespresso […]

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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). The simplest nappies, most similar to disposables, are All […]

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