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Not Waste Festival 2019 applications open now!

Not Waste Festival 2019 applications open now!

Art Not waste has been a wonderful project with such awesome community support and amazing art works. So we decided why stop there! We are putting on a three day festival with workshops , performances and exhibitions. We dropped the word art to broaden the scope to all forms of waste diversion and reduction. We […]

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Perth hospital takes the lead in Cloth Nappy education

Perth hospital takes the lead in Cloth Nappy education

St John of God Hospital (SJOG) in Subiaco is the first to take delivery of the Cloth Nappy Antenatal Demo Kit, in a collaborative project between Green Skills and Perth hospitals. Parents have told us they want this information in antenatal classes, so they can be prepared before baby is born – and Judith, SJOG […]

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Today we celebrated Aline’s birthday

Today we celebrated Aline’s birthday

Today we celebrated Aline Brion’s 40th birthday in the Murdoch office.  Aline has a wonderfully long association with Green Skills dating back to 2001 when she worked as our Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) in the metro office then based in Fremantle.  She worked with Western Suburbs local councils on emissions inventories, forecasts and reductions […]

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I Am The Broth Of Love

A bubbly Joanna McCluskey from Made of Earth, in Denmark WA, showed a bunch of us how to make bone broth for gut & bone health and kitchen economy in August at the Albany Community Enterprise Development Centre. Key learnings were: for maximum gelatin extraction, include some feet or other parts with a lot of […]

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Perth’s Record Winter Rains put Wetland Plantings on Hold

Perth’s Record Winter Rains put Wetland Plantings on Hold

While the eastern states are struggling with drought, Perth has experienced its wettest winter in years. This is no surprise to Ecojobs staff, who have had to delay planting some wetlands for weeks, waiting for waters to subside. Our team arrived at Bibra Lake to find the holes prepped for new seedlings had turned into […]

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New to DIY BEESWAX WRAPS: The Dipping Method

New to DIY BEESWAX WRAPS: The Dipping Method

Let’s keep things interesting. The ironing method is good, but there is a second, (and we think) better way of making wax wraps – the Dipping Method. For those participants who would like a refresher, here are the instructions. You will need an electric fry pan, crock pot, double boiler or a plain-old-pot-on-your-stove. And, your usual […]

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