Posts Tagged ‘plastic’
Posted in Events by TransitionTownPortPhillip on February 15th, 2013
|23 February , 2013|
|12:00 pm||to||4:00 pm|
A local Sustainable Living Festival event, hosted by Transition Port Phillip.
Join us for an afternoon of creative workshops and transform waste into art. Learn how to make preloved PETs – upcycled clothing & jewellery – fused plastic flowers, purses & flags – knit with plastic yarn (plarn)
Date: Saturday 23 February, 12-4pm.
Location: Port Phillip Eco Centre, 55a Blessington St, St Kilda
Bookings essential $5 earlybird (by 14 Feb) or $10 – TryBooking.com
Transition Port Phillip is part of the Transition Town Network – our vision is to inspire and enhance connectedness and sustainable living.
Posted in Events by EcoCentre on January 21st, 2013
|28 January , 2013|
|7:30 pm||to||11:00 pm|
Outdoor film screening at the Port Phillip EcoCentre – ‘Plasticized’
A documentary about the massive amounts of unseen plastic pollution in our oceans. An immeasurable amount of plastic pollution of all sizes is floating throughout every major ocean in the world. Aboard the research vessel the Sea Dragon, an intrigued cameraman shares his experience following the 5 Gyres Institute across the South Atlantic on the very first expedition studying the alarming amount of oceanic plastic pollution.
This will be an outdoor movie in the EcoCentre gardens. Please bring along something to sit on. BYO snacks.
When: Monday 28 January, 7.30pm
Where: Port Phillip EcoCentre
55A Blessington Street
(corner of Blessington & Herbert Streets)
Bookings essential, see the Port Phillip EcoCentre website.
Posted in Events by TransitionTownPortPhillip on December 5th, 2011
|12 December , 2011|
|8:00 pm||to||9:30 pm|
The final Appetite for Insight screening for 2011 & a special event not to be missed!
Special guest speakers:
Tim Silverwood, Co-founder of Take 3 will introduce the film and talk about his trip to the Great Pacific Rubbish Dump, the global perspective and his Clean Beach Initiative.
Neil Blake,“Baykeeper” & Port Phillip EcoCentre Director will share his knowledge on local impacts and how you can take action, such as joining a Coast Walk or Butt Safari.
Join us for a nourishing evening out and share some festive cheer!
Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on August 17th, 2011
|25 August , 2011|
|8:30 am||to||10:30 am|
Photo courtesy 5 Gyres
Peter Hardy from GHD will present on his recent expedition on the 5 Gyres team aboard the Sea Dragon, sailing through remote oceanic areas to study plastic pollution; Elizabeth Kasell, Director of Development from Red Group Holdings will discuss plastic recycling; Tania Crosbie, Director of Sustainability at Work, will give an overview of a recent report on ‘Sustainability in the Workplace’ and; Emily Ballantyne-Brodie, Director of Urban Reforestation, will talk about the Target 3008 project.
To be held on Thursday 25 August, 8:30-10:30am
The Sustainable Living Centre, located on Merchant St, Docklands. Book Now!
Cost $100 for non-members and additional representatives from member organisations. RSVP ellen.regos
@mwmg.vic.gov.au by 18/8/11