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Events & Activities

 

The 2017 Sustainability Events program for January to June is outlined in the Get Involved brochure. View the remaining events below. 

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Sustainability Events Brochure: Get Involved: January - June 2017

 JANUARY

 

Movie Screening: Wall-E (G)

Come and meet the wide-eyed robot named Wall-E (Waste Allocation Load Lifter-Earth Class) as he gets rid of all the trash on earth that humans have created.

Friday 20 January

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Lane Cove Plaza

Register online or call 9911 3507

FEBRUARY

Learn To Buy and Sell Online 

Never sold online? Come along to this free workshop and learn the online tools to sell, buy and giveaway unwanted household items.

Learn the ins and outs of eBay, Gumtree and other popular sites and of how to make your item stand out from the crowd. Very often it is that random item you are thinking no one would want that you are trying to get rid of that happily finds a new home the fastest!

Workshop 1:

Thursday 23 February

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Lane Cove Library

Register online or call 9911 3507

 

Workshop 2:

Wednesday 8 March

10:00am – 12:00pm

Lane Cove Library

Register online or call 9911 3507

 

Repair Cafe - Woodworks and Electricals

Understand how to repair joints, replace worn out or missing parts, and how to choose the right sealer to give your furniture a professional finish.
You’ll be taught how to use different tools – both hand an power – and how to select the right tool for the job.

No prior skills are required! You can bring a small piece of woodwork, like a broken chair or small electrical appliance.

Saturday 18 February
10:00am – 1:00pm
Bookings essential. Register online or phone 9911 3507

 

MARCH

Watts Up With Solar PV?

The Australian Solar Council is hosting a workshop on:

• What the closure of the NSW Solar Bonus Scheme means to residents

• Available battery technologies and storage solutions

• The economics of household solar energy schemes

Thursday 2 March

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Lane Cove Library

Register online or call 9911 3507

 

Sustainable Retrofitting and Renovations Workshop

Join Graham Hunt in this sustainable building design workshop and learn how you can build, renovate or retrofit your home to ensure the design maximises sunlight, saves on energy and incorporates other sustainability design features making it cost effective and cheaper to run.

Graham Hunt built his first passive solar home in 1983 and is highly respected throughout the industry for his expertise in optimising thermal comfort. He uses his extensive experience in sustainable design to create stimulating, healthy, resource-efficient buildings holistically conceived.

Tuesday 14 March

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Lane Cove Library

Register online or call 9911 3507

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In Your Own Time...

Lane Cove Library has its very own Sustainable Community Collection to help inspire you to live more sustainably. The collection includes books, DVDs and magazines and with more items being added to the collection all the time you’ll be sure to find something of interest to you.