Sustainable Homes

Workshops and Events in 2016/17

We run workshops in both Darebin and Banyule to build your skills and inspire you to live more sustainably at home

Stay Warm in Winter Workshop

Want to know what you can do to stay warm in winter without it costing the earth? This workshop explores simple and effective ways to keep your household warm in winter. Learn about different types of heating, insulation, draft sealing and simple products that save money and keep you comfortable during the colder months.

We will cover a range of measures to save you energy, from inexpensive measures that you can apply yourself, through to more involved steps requiring expert products and installation. Regardless of the size of your budget and whether you rent or own your home, there will be something useful for you!

Implementing some of the simple measures in this workshop will make a huge different to the comfort, environmental sustainability, and ongoing energy costs of your home.

When: Wednesday 24 May, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Where: Banyule Council Offices, 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough
Cost: Free.
Bookings: via Eventbrite.

Cooking to Save Money and Avoid Food Waste with PlanBuyCook

Learn how to whip up tasty and healthy meals without the waste. PlanBuyCook’s Jen and Gaby will give you great recipes and meal planning know-how to save time, money and stress in the kitchen, as well as eliminate food waste.

PlanBuyCook is meal planning made simple. The meal planning app and blog provide all the tools to get from 5 o’clock panic to dinner done. Jen is a chef by trade and shares her tips and hints to reduce the burden of the evening meal.

Includes cooking demonstrations, giveaways and great prizes to help you reduce food waste at home.

When: 10 -11:30am Tuesday 13 June
Where: City Hall, 284 Gower Street, Preston
Cost: Free
Bookings: via Eventbrite

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