SustainApril - Living Series

The City hosts a variety of workshops and events throughout the year for the Community. See below for details of April's workshops.

To find out more about Sustainability in the City of Canning, visit the City's main website here.

The City hosts a variety of workshops and events throughout the year for the Community. See below for details of April's workshops.

To find out more about Sustainability in the City of Canning, visit the City's main website here.

  • Composting & Bokashi Workshop

    7 days ago
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    When: Saturday 1 April 9am-11am
    Where: Canning River Eco Education Centre
    Cost: $5. Light snack provided. Subsidised equipment available

    RSVP to compostbokashi.eventbrite.com.au

    Rob Gulley teaches the Twin Bin composting method, an excellent way to for householders to turn their kitchen scraps, weeds, etc. into a good volume of great fertiliser. For people with small garden space or with worm farms Rob will also teach residents about the bokashi kitchen composting method that will fertilise soil and create highly nutritious liquid to use around the home and garden. Subsidised Equipment available for purchase.

    Contact Sustainability Officer, Kylie Wrigley on 08... Continue reading

    When: Saturday 1 April 9am-11am
    Where: Canning River Eco Education Centre
    Cost: $5. Light snack provided. Subsidised equipment available

    RSVP to compostbokashi.eventbrite.com.au

    Rob Gulley teaches the Twin Bin composting method, an excellent way to for householders to turn their kitchen scraps, weeds, etc. into a good volume of great fertiliser. For people with small garden space or with worm farms Rob will also teach residents about the bokashi kitchen composting method that will fertilise soil and create highly nutritious liquid to use around the home and garden. Subsidised Equipment available for purchase.

    Contact Sustainability Officer, Kylie Wrigley on 08 6229 4435 sustainability@canning.wa.gov.au.


  • Battery Storage Workshop

    7 days ago
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    When: Tuesday 4 April 6:00pm
    Where: Willetton Library

    RSVP https://batterystorage.eventbrite.com or Willetton Library 9229 9540 wtnlib@canning.wa.gov.au

    Are you battery storage ready?
    Learn about the facts & figures, myths & milestones from a Tesla Energy Authorised Reseller & Clean Energy Council approved Retailer. Government incentives, availability, pay-back times all revealed.
    Cost: FREE

    When: Tuesday 4 April 6:00pm
    Where: Willetton Library

    RSVP https://batterystorage.eventbrite.com or Willetton Library 9229 9540 wtnlib@canning.wa.gov.au

    Are you battery storage ready?
    Learn about the facts & figures, myths & milestones from a Tesla Energy Authorised Reseller & Clean Energy Council approved Retailer. Government incentives, availability, pay-back times all revealed.
    Cost: FREE

  • Chris Ferreira Presentation

    7 days ago
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    When:Saturday 8 April 1:00pm
    Where: Riverton Library

    RSVP https://chrisferreira.eventbrite.com or contact Riverton Library 9231 0944 rivlib@canning.wa.gov.au

    To date over 5000 people have toured Chris's home. WA’s only living eco-retrofit home. Hear how an ordinary bloke could transform an ordinary house into an inspiring sustainable home using a few simple and sustainable strategies.
    Cost: FREE

    When:Saturday 8 April 1:00pm
    Where: Riverton Library

    RSVP https://chrisferreira.eventbrite.com or contact Riverton Library 9231 0944 rivlib@canning.wa.gov.au

    To date over 5000 people have toured Chris's home. WA’s only living eco-retrofit home. Hear how an ordinary bloke could transform an ordinary house into an inspiring sustainable home using a few simple and sustainable strategies.
    Cost: FREE

  • Worm Farming Workshop

    7 days ago
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    When: Tuesday 11 April 6pm-8pm
    Where: Canning River Eco Education Centre

    RSVP to wormfarmcanning.eventbrite.com.au

    This workshop, presented by Kevin Smith from The Worm Shed, features a presentation covering all aspects of worms, worm farming and the roles worms play in recycling and waste management. This is followed by an informal question time and a practical demonstration in setting up, operating and maintaining a worm farm. Worm Farms, Worms, Castings & WormWiz will be available for purchase at the workshop at a subsidised rate.
    Cost: $5. Light snack provided. Subsidised equipment available

    Contact Sustainability Officer, Kylie Wrigley on 08... Continue reading

    When: Tuesday 11 April 6pm-8pm
    Where: Canning River Eco Education Centre

    RSVP to wormfarmcanning.eventbrite.com.au

    This workshop, presented by Kevin Smith from The Worm Shed, features a presentation covering all aspects of worms, worm farming and the roles worms play in recycling and waste management. This is followed by an informal question time and a practical demonstration in setting up, operating and maintaining a worm farm. Worm Farms, Worms, Castings & WormWiz will be available for purchase at the workshop at a subsidised rate.
    Cost: $5. Light snack provided. Subsidised equipment available

    Contact Sustainability Officer, Kylie Wrigley on 08 6229 4435 or sustainability@canning.wa.gov.au

  • Chooks in the City

    7 days ago
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    When: Wednesday 12 April 10:00am
    Where: Bentley Library

    RSVP https://chooks.eventbrite.com or contact Bentley Library 9231 0695 benlib@canning.wa.gov.au

    Chickens provide you with free eggs, are great for your garden and they’re a lot of fun! Join Hannah Thomas from Chooks in the City to find out all about keeping backyard chickens in the City of Canning.
    Cost: FREE

    When: Wednesday 12 April 10:00am
    Where: Bentley Library

    RSVP https://chooks.eventbrite.com or contact Bentley Library 9231 0695 benlib@canning.wa.gov.au

    Chickens provide you with free eggs, are great for your garden and they’re a lot of fun! Join Hannah Thomas from Chooks in the City to find out all about keeping backyard chickens in the City of Canning.
    Cost: FREE

  • Energy Smart at Home Workshop

    7 days ago
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    When: Thursday 13 April 10:00am
    Where: Cannington Library

    RSVP https://energysmart.eventbrite.com or contact Cannington Library 6350 7350 ctnlib@canning.wa.gov.au

    Switch your thinking will provide you with tips to help you cut your energy use and save you money. Understand your electricity and water usage better and learn some simple changes that can make a big difference. We will unpack a Home Energy Audit kit and demonstrate how simple and easy it is for you to identify what's using the most energy and water in your home.

    Cost: FREE

    When: Thursday 13 April 10:00am
    Where: Cannington Library

    RSVP https://energysmart.eventbrite.com or contact Cannington Library 6350 7350 ctnlib@canning.wa.gov.au

    Switch your thinking will provide you with tips to help you cut your energy use and save you money. Understand your electricity and water usage better and learn some simple changes that can make a big difference. We will unpack a Home Energy Audit kit and demonstrate how simple and easy it is for you to identify what's using the most energy and water in your home.

    Cost: FREE

  • Early Years Day-To-Day Sustainability

    6 days ago
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    When:Thursday 27 April 9.30am-2.00pm
    Where: Nido Early School, 1 Cameron Court, Willetton

    RSVP essential: Megan Ments - 0400 623 131 or m.ments@aaeewa.org.au

    A workshop that will provide a foundation for people working in early years setting with practical and real life examples of how to embed sustainability into your service. Using the Sustainable Schools WA framework you will receive ideas, resources, and an opportunity to network with other early years educators. Refreshments provided.

    When:Thursday 27 April 9.30am-2.00pm
    Where: Nido Early School, 1 Cameron Court, Willetton

    RSVP essential: Megan Ments - 0400 623 131 or m.ments@aaeewa.org.au

    A workshop that will provide a foundation for people working in early years setting with practical and real life examples of how to embed sustainability into your service. Using the Sustainable Schools WA framework you will receive ideas, resources, and an opportunity to network with other early years educators. Refreshments provided.

  • Waterwise Fittings & Fixtures

    7 days ago
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    When: Saturday 22 April 10am-12.30am
    Where: Canning River Eco Education Centre

    RSVP to waterwisefittings.eventbrite.com.au

    Investigate strategies to put an end to dripping taps and leaking toilets! Get hands on practice and hear from experts at Green Services about the changes you can make in your home and spread to your community to save water.

    Cost: $5. Light snack provided. Subsidised equipment available

    Contact Sustainability Officer, Kylie Wrigley on 08 6229 4435 sustainability@canning.wa.gov.au.

    When: Saturday 22 April 10am-12.30am
    Where: Canning River Eco Education Centre

    RSVP to waterwisefittings.eventbrite.com.au

    Investigate strategies to put an end to dripping taps and leaking toilets! Get hands on practice and hear from experts at Green Services about the changes you can make in your home and spread to your community to save water.

    Cost: $5. Light snack provided. Subsidised equipment available

    Contact Sustainability Officer, Kylie Wrigley on 08 6229 4435 sustainability@canning.wa.gov.au.

  • Decluttering: All you need is less

    6 days ago
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    When: Thursday 27 April 10:00am
    Where: Willetton Library

    RSVP https://decluttering.eventbrite.com or Willetton Library 9229 9540 wtnlib@canning.wa.gov.au

    Investigate strategies to get your home organised with less 'stuff' and practical tips to keep it that way. A reminder to re-use, re-purpose, upcycle, recycle or throw out stuff you don’t need. Presented by Switch your thinking.
    Cost: FREE

    When: Thursday 27 April 10:00am
    Where: Willetton Library

    RSVP https://decluttering.eventbrite.com or Willetton Library 9229 9540 wtnlib@canning.wa.gov.au

    Investigate strategies to get your home organised with less 'stuff' and practical tips to keep it that way. A reminder to re-use, re-purpose, upcycle, recycle or throw out stuff you don’t need. Presented by Switch your thinking.
    Cost: FREE