Earth Carers Course

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6-8.30pm and 9-11.30am
2 June - 16 June 2022

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Ever wanted to know exactly where your waste goes, or how to run a low waste household? Do you want to compost like a pro or get the secrets to green cleaning?

Join us for the City’s Earth Carers course. We will uncover the mysteries of waste on a global, national and local level. We will get hands on with waste with interactive sessions, behind the scenes tours and field trips, workshops, demos and giveaways. The course runs for five sessions starting on Thursday 2 June 2022.

Peg Davies (Lessen with Peg) has worked in the waste industry for several years. Peg's experienced in all things waste, from organics to plastics and litter. Her informative, interactive and friendly workshops will answer all your questions. You will also hear from the City of Cockburn’s Waste Education Team. Light supper is included in evening sessions and morning teas in Sunday sessions.

Thursday 2 June 6pm-8.30pm
South Lake Ottey Centre

Introduction to waste: The history of waste, where exactly does your waste go now, and why do we have so much of it? 

Sunday 5 June 9am-12pm
Henderson Waste Recovery Centre

Tour of Henderson Waste Recovery Park: See what the City of Cockburn is doing with your red lidded bin waste (and check out the Reuse shop - it's a favourite with Earth Carers!). 

Thursday 9 June 6pm-8.30pm
South Lake Ottey Centre

Reducing our impact: Let's get intimate with waste! Look into various future options for WA's waste. Explore recycling and sorting in depth. Take waste reduction into your household with decluttering, conscious consuming and changing habits. 

Sunday 12 June 9am-12pm
South Lake Ottey Centre

Organic waste: Learn everything you need to get you up and running with your own composting and/or worm farm system. Plus you will learn about community gardensm sharewaste and other options.

Thursday 16 June 6pm-8.30pm
South Lake Ottey Centre

Share and Celebrate: Find out what you can do in your community and where to go with your newfound knowledge! Last but not least celebrate our final session together!  

Tickets $20
The course is available to City of Cockburn residents and non-residents. You need to attend 3 out of 5 workshops to receive your Earth Carers Certificate.

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Various Locations

South Lake Ottey Centre
2A South Lake Drive, South Lake
Henderson Waste Recovery Park Tour
920 Rockingham Road, Henderson

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.