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Sew Cool! Making a Difference: Workshops and Markets

Sew Cool! Making a Difference: Workshops and Markets

It was a bright and colourful scene at the Sew Cool! sewing workshops. Community members of all ages came along to learn how to pick through old discarded clothing and piece together some funky new styles. A table stacked with delightful old clothes, table clothes and doilies for attendees to pick through and create their […]

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Albany Community Development Enterprise Centre nearing completion!

Albany Community Development Enterprise Centre nearing completion!

Green Skills Albany has been busy in 2017 extending their office building to create a large community space that will be available for hire by community groups and individuals to run workshops, life skills classes and community events. Pictured above is Diane Evers, former Green Skills state manager, who had the vision for this project […]

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Toilet Paper for Christmas

Toilet Paper for Christmas

The storeroom at Green Skills Albany is stacked up with the limited 2017 Christmas edition Who Gives A Crap toilet paper! We have both recycled paper ($50, brown box) and 100% bamboo ($60, white box). Green Skills members receive a $5 discount on these prices, bringing the price to only $45 or $55 for 48 […]

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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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