Low Waste Living Workshops


Join the war on waste with our series of FREE workshops designed to help you lead a more sustainable life.

Face-to-Face Workshops

Bookings are essential. To register, please click on the relevant date.

Home CompostingWallsendSat 11-May-2410.30am1.5 hrs
Seed Saving 101WaratahSat 25-May-249.30am2 hrs

Virtual Workshops

You can watch a free replay of our virtual workshop series by visiting Good for The Hood. Membership is free and available until 30 June 2024.

Each session runs for approximately one-hour. Topics include:

  • Getting Into Cloth - Reusable Nappies
  • Introduction to Reusable Sanitary Items
  • Make your Own Natural Skincare
  • Easy Green Cleaning
  • Composting Made Simple
  • Worm Farming Fundamentals
  • A Beginner's Guide to Electric Vehicles
  • Myth Busting Electric Vehicles
  • Is Rooftop Solar Worth It?
  • How to Save Money on Energy

Guided Tours

Bookings are essential. To register, please click on the relevant date.

Summerhill Waste
Management Centre
(Bus Tour)
WallsendMon 13-Nov-23
10.30am1.25 hrs
Sat 23-Mar-24
10.30am1.25 hrs
Wallsend Op-Shop Trail
(Walking Tour)

Sat 02-Dec-23


9.30am2 hrs
Sat 01-Jun-249.30am2 hrs

All workshops are offered as part of City of Newcastle's Low Waste Living Program, in association with community partners The Canopy, Catholic Care Social Services, Smokva Community Garden, Wallsend Town Business Association and Hunter Multicultural Communities.