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Winter Waste Workshops!

Published: 30 May 2022

Our waste team is hitting the streets with FREE community workshops and events this June and July!

Community members can learn how to reduce waste, save money and help our environment at these free workshops:

Friday 3 to Wednesday 8 June
Waste display at Emerald Library

Stop by the newly renovated Emerald Library, pick up a free pack of seeds (while stocks last) and find out how to put your food waste to good use!

Saturday 4 June, 1.30pm - 3pm
Worm Farm Workshop at Pakenham Library

Want to start your own worm farm? Learn how worms can help you recycle your food waste, how to get started and what waste rebates are available to you.

Held in partnership with Casey Cardinia Libraries. Registrations essential.

Thursday 9 June 10am - 4pm
Waste pop-up at Pakenham Central Marketplace

Council’s waste collections contractor, Cleanaway, will be available at Pakenham Central Marketplace to answer all of your bin questions – and don’t forget to complete a short quiz for a prize!

Thursday 7 July 2pm - 6pm
Waste pop-up at Village Lakeside Shopping Centre

Council’s waste collections contractor, Cleanaway, will be available at Village Lakeside Shopping Centre to answer all our resident’s bin questions – and don’t forget to complete a short quiz for a prize!

Tuesday 12 – Sunday 17 July
Plastic Free July display at Cardinia Cultural Centre

Learn how single-use plastics impact our environment, and take the pledge to be a part of the pollution solution!

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities.

Stop by our display while you’re checking out the immersive experience Creature installation at the Cardinia Cultural Centre.

Thursday 16 July, 10.30am - 12pm
DIY Beeswax Wraps at Pakenham Library
 

Are you looking at ways to reduce your single-use plastic? Beeswax wraps are a natural, low impact and reusable alternative to using plastic cling wrap in your kitchen or lunchbox. In this workshop you will learn how to make your own beeswax wrap and learn tips to reduce your waste.

Held in partnership with Casey Cardinia Libraries. Registrations essential.

For more information about Council’s waste events, visit Council’s website at www.cardinia.vic.gov.au/wasteworkshops or call the waste team on 1300 787 624.

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