Posts Tagged ‘waste as art’
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 Kate Archdeacon on July 10th, 2009
Source: Craft Almanac, Craft Victoria‘s Newsletter
Image via Craft Victoria
Visit a prototype of a multipurpose portable shelter made in response to Melbourne’s housing shortages and skyrocketing rents.
Dates: Monday 27 July – Saturday 22 August
Cathy Parry is the Founder of Ron D Swan: Bags & Cycling Accessories. Ron D Swan is literally a tyre swan (read the website for a bizarre history) who is the company figurehead, well-illlustrating the motto: “Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle”. The primary aim of Ron D Swan is to make sustainable products for humans on (and off) bicycles. To find out more about the beautiful products that Cathy makes visit her website at http://www.rondswan.com/. The title of her presentation at the Sustainable Cities Round Table was “Tyre Swans, Bicycles and French Toast“. Please view Cathy’s presentation below.