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Upcycled Fashion: look beyond the obvious

Upcycled Fashion: look beyond the obvious

It was so much fun getting a collection of our upcycled garments out into the big bright world today. Every stitch counts.  Every piece makes a difference. Did you know that Australia is the second largest consumer of textiles per person globally? The Global average is 13kg of clothing per person per year! And in […]

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Goodbye Green Army!

Goodbye Green Army!

Our last Green Army team graduated in Albany last Thursday. What a cheerful and cohesive crew. That’s the end of the Green Army program for us as it stands, as the Federal Government has discontinued this program. Here are just some of the varied and valuable environmental projects this last team contributed to. The crew […]

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October Upcycling Pallets Workshop

October Upcycling Pallets Workshop

On behalf of Green Skills, Cassie and Corbin of the Pallet Project presented another fabulous Upcycling Pallets Workshop last Saturday as part of the City of Cockburn Sustainable Events Program. It was held under the trees at  the Cockburn Wetland Education Centre for an enthusiastic group of participants with ages ranging  from Primary School to […]

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Dung Beetles Released in the Great Southern

Dung Beetles Released in the Great Southern

Green Skills Inc partnered with the Wilson Inlet Catchment Committee in a Day of the Dung Beetle, hosted at the Denmark College of Agriculture. No one would normally blink an eye at new animals arriving at an agricultural school, but 50 or so farmers braved wet weather to watch the state’s first widescale spring-active dung […]

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Green Skills releases new film about Lake Muir – Unicup Wetlands

Lake Muir – Unicup Wetlands: Gondwana Link’s Hidden Treasure in WA’s Southern Forests Check out our latest in short videos about Wetlands now on Youtube !      The Lake Muir Wetlands are situated north of Walpole in South West Western Australia. Listed under the Ramsar Convention as internationally significant, they are both scenically spectacular […]

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From Land Fill to Funky Fashion

From Land Fill to Funky Fashion

The sheer volume of second hand clothing thrown away is fast becoming a waste management crisis across the western world. The increased pressure on landfill has caught the attention of Australian media and audiences.   According to recently broadcast Chasers War on Waste, 6,000kgs of clothes are thrown away every 10 minutes across Australia. Charity recycling […]

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