Posts Tagged ‘second hand goods’
Posted in Events by Ferne Edwards on November 12th, 2008
What: Bought to you by Manningham’s Youth Leaders, SWAP is a second hand goods exchange market that aims to reduce waste, save precious resources and ease the burden on our landfills. Participants simply register and bring along any unwanted goods that are clean and useful!
When: Saturday 15 November 2008, 9.30am – 11.30am
Where: Doncaster Senior Citizens Centre, Cnr Doncaster Road Dehnert Street, east Doncaster, (across the road from Jacksons Court Shopping Centre), Melways Ref: 47 K1, Bus Route: 207, 307.
Ruth Lane, Senior Lecturer in Enviroment & Planning at RMIT University spoke at the recent Sustainable Cities Round Table on Waste Not Want Not on the topic of “The reuse of second hand goods in Melbourne households“. This paper gave an excellent research-based focus to the topic of waste complementing the other presentations on the evening. Please check out the video of Ruth’s presentation below. A paper that Ruth has also written that strongly correlates to this research is : Lane, R., Horne, R. and Bicknell, J. (in review) Routes of reuse of second hand goods in Melbourne households, Australian Geographer.