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Eco Living Online

Fri 18 Sep 2020 - Sun 20 Sep 2020

Location
Online via Zoom and our website

Our Eco Living Expo is now online! Our comprehensive program with talks, workshops and kids activities, will continue celebrating all things green and sustainable.

Eco Living Online 18 - 20 September 2020  Book here!

We will livestream some sessions from Zoom and some directly from our website.

Eco Celebrity Quiz Book here!

View timetable of events below and register.

This year, our FREE talks, workshops and kids entertainment will be available online across an entire weekend so people can dip in and out if they please, or binge on sustainability sessions for the entire two and a half days!

Each day there are activities that cover, gardening, waste, energy saving, climate change, repair & recycling and kids entertainment. Some activities overlap. You choose which event you want to attend. Recordings of our workshops will be available on Council's YouTube channel after the event.

All activities will be offered via Zoom and live-streaming and be broadcast directly to people’s own homes from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 September 2020!

We're looking forward to celebrating the small changes that we can all make to create the big impacts to heal our Planet.

Program - Friday 18 September

TIMESESSIONBookNow!CATEGORY
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Meal planning your way 
Susanne Thiebe | LessMess

LINKGREEN LIVING
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Gardening on the wild side - PermaBee
Sustainability team | Randwick City Council

LINKGARDENING
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Introduction to solar
Australian Energy Foundation

LINKENERGY
2:30pm – 3:30pm

FOGO is coming to Randwick City
Strategic Waste team | Randwick City Council

LINKWASTE
3.30pm – 4:00pm

Get on your bike! Exploring Randwick City by Bike
Sustainable Transport team | Randwick City Council

LINKFAMILY ACTIVITY
4.30pm – 5:00pm Sustainability is Magic 
Adam Axford | Interactive Eco-Magic & Mentalism
LINKFAMILY ACTIVITY
4.30pm – 5:15pm

Climate Reality - The Case for Optimism 
Peter Maganov, Manager of Sustainability | Randwick City Council

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6:00pm – 8:30pm

Film screening of The Biggest Little Farm and Q&A
Film screening 6pm (91mins) followed by expert panel Q+A-7.45pm
Panel:
- Dr Charles Massy, regenerative farmer;
- Laura Dalrymple & Grant Hilliard from Feather and Bone Providores,
- Murat Keskin from Ooooby Sydney;
- Steve Batley from Sydney Organic Gardens.

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Program - Saturday 19 September

TIMESESSIONBookNow!CATEGORY
10:00am –11:00am

Seed saving – the basics
Sustainability team | Randwick City Council

LINKGARDENING
11:00am -12:00pm

Energy saving in your home
Australian Energy Foundation

LINKENERGY
11:00am -12:10pm Living with less - the ABC of de-cluttering, organising and sustainable living
Susanne Thiebe | LessMess
LINKGREEN LIVING
11:00am -12:00pm Reptile encounters
Reptile Encounters will showcase a number of unique creatures that inhabit the Randwick local area and surrounds. 
LINKFAMILY ACTIVITY
11:30am – 12:30pm

How to build a wicking bed
Steve Batley | Sydney Organic Gardens

LINKGARDENING
1:00pm 

Welcome from Mayor Danny Said

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1:05pm - 1:50pm The Fight for Planet A: The Climate Challenge
Craig Reucassel | host of ABC TV series The Fight for Planet A: The Climate Challenge
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1:45pm – 2:30pm Seed Mosaic Workshop
Library team | Randwick City Council
LINKFAMILY ACTIVITY
2:00pm – 3.10pm

Creating an Intentional Wardrobe                                                                                            
Clare Press | Sustainable fashion expert and presenter of the Wardrobe Crisis

LINKGREEN LIVING
3:00pm – 3.45pm Sustainable, ethical fashion
Clare Press |Sustainable fashion expert and presenter of the Wardrobe Crisis
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3:00pm – 4:00pm Electric vehicles
Australian Electric Vehicle Council
LINKGREEN LIVING
3:00pm - 3:30pm Saturday Storytime (ages 0-6)
Library team | Randwick City Council
LINKFAMILY ACTIVITY
4:00pm - 4:45pm Why it’s time to get emotional about climate change
Rebecca Huntley
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4:00pm - 5:00pm Maintaining Home Appliances
Bower Reuse and Repair Online Café
LINKGREEN LIVING
5:00pm - 6:30pm Climate party! - a crash course in saving the Planet
Christina Brauer | 3 Night Climate Party
LINKDRAW CARD

Program - Sunday 20 September

TIMESESSIONBookNow!CATEGORY
10:00am –11:00am

Hot composting workshop
Sustainability team | Randwick City Council

LINKGARDENING
10:00am –10:30am Sunday Storytime (ages 0-6)
Library team | Randwick City Council
LINKFAMILY ACTIVITY
11:00am -11:45am

Backyard Bugs Craft Workshop
Library team | Randwick City Council

LINKFAMILY ACTIVITY
11:00am -12:00pm Top tips for disposal of unwanted household items
Strategic waste team | Randwick City Council
LINKWASTE
11:00am -12:00pm

Solar for Strata
Gareth Huxham | Energy Smart Strata

LINKENERGY
11:30am -12:30pm Make gardening your side hustle
Grow It Local
LINKGARDENING
12:30pm 

Welcome from Mayor Danny Said

LINKRCC
12:35pm - 1:20pm

Zero emissions by 2030. Can we get there and how?
Dr Karl

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1:30pm - 2:00pm Sustainability is Magic - Interactive Eco-Magic & MentalismLINKFAMILY
ACTIVITY
2:00pm - 2:30pm Eco Celebrity Quiz
Quiz Maestro Bernie Hobbs | be a winner! Test your knowledge of climate change with our eco celebrity climate experts: Dr Karl, Craig Reucassel, Prof Lesley Hughes & Peter Maganov
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3:00pm - 4:00pm Introduction to Permaculture principles
Jess Perini from Randwick Community Organic Garden
LINKGARDENING
3:00pm - 4:00pm Bike Repairs and Maintenance
Bower Reuse and Repair Online Café
LINKTRANSPORT
3:00pm - 3:30pm

Feathered friends 'live'

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DISCLAIMER: Bookings are made through Eventbrite which is an external website. Please read their privacy policy and other disclaimers about how they store and use your information before proceeding.

Registration and joining details:

Once you have registered for your event, you will receive an automatic confirmation email containing further information for the online event. We will send you a link to join the online event 2 hours prior and another reminder 15 minutes prior to the event so please check your email inbox. You will need a reliable internet connection to join the event

If you’re not familiar with Zoom we recommend you visit the Council Library information page for answers to the most common questions about joining our live events and further details on how to join: https://www.randwick.nsw.gov.au/community/whats-on/eco-living-expo/about-the-eco-living-expo

Check out the highlights from the 2019 Eco Living Expo.

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