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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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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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Katanning EcoFair

Green Skills is supporting Katanning Landcare at Katanning EcoFair Saturday 8am-2pm on September 16th! It’s also the launch of the Bloom Festival, with a poultry auction and farmer’s market. Speakers include Ella Maesepp from Katanning Eco-House and Lindsay Miles from Treading My Own Path. There’ll be kid’s activities, market stalls, local food, face painting, live […]

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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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Plastic Free Nappies for Plastic Free July

Plastic Free Nappies for Plastic Free July

Green Skills’ Perth office celebrates Plastic Free July with a “Nappies for Newborns and Beyond” workshop for the City of Cockburn’s youngest residents. The Success Library booked Green Skills’ Nappy Workshop for their busy story-time session, just in time for Plastic Free July. With over 70 babies plus parents, carers and siblings at each ‘Pram […]

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Upcycling pallets for home and garden

Upcycling pallets for home and garden

Pallet Workshops for local councils, communities and organisations What’s better than recycling? Upcycling! Join The Pallet Project’s Cassie Greer and Corbin Moran for a hands-on workshop, turning those side-of-the-road pallets into fabulous features for home or garden. Participants will get handy with tools to deconstruct pallets and create their own funky photo frame or a […]

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