National Recycling Week Events

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Composting made easier and faster
Date: 10-Nov-17
City: Capalaba Qld
Category: Workshop/Seminar
Come and learn a different approach to composting. You'll be able to recycle nearly all of your household food scraps using this easy and fast Compot composting system.

Recreate Twilight Market and Paper Fashion Show
Date: 10-Nov-17
City: Brisbane Qld
Category: Market, Festival
Celebrate National Recycling Week in style again this year at the Recreate Twilight Market and Paper Fashion Show in King George Square on Friday 10 November 2017.
Presented by Brisbane City Council and VISY Recycling, Recreate features paper couture created by a collection of local fashion designers, your favourite food trucks, free paper craft activities and handmade artisan wares at the BrisStyle Market stalls.

This paper-themed twilight market and paper fashion show recognises Brisbane's recycling efforts and inspires even more recycling for a cleaner, greener city.

Bee Keeping (two part workshop)
Date: Saturday 11 November 2017 - Saturday 18 November 2017, 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
City: Doveton Vic
Category: Workshop/Seminar
Learn all things bees, in this two-part workshop covering the theory and practical aspects of bee-keeping.

Produce Swap at Myuna Farm
Date: Saturday 11 November 2017 9.00 am - 10.00 am
City: Doveton Vic
Category: Swap Party
Come to Myuna Farm's monthly swap where you can exchange fresh produce, share tips and skills and even seasonal recipes with other local likeminded individuals. Items to swap may include vegetables, herbs, fruit, eggs, flowers, seeds/ seedlings and even compost.

Save the date for The Bower's Auction
Date: 11-Nov-17
City: Marrickville NSW
Category: National Recycling Week Event
What's your auction game plan? Bid early and be consistent? Or jump in at the end and slam the competition? You can test all methods at The Bower's Annual Auction

MIDWASTE National Recycling Week Tip Shop promotion
Date: 13 - 19 November
City: Tuncurry NSW
Category: National Recycling Week Event
Visit your local Reuse Centre or Tip Shop in MidCoast, Kempsey or Bellingen Council areas during National Recycling Week to find a bargain or drop off pre-loved goods and be in the draw for a $50 re-use centre voucher

Sienna Nail Polish Recycling Program
Date: 13-19 November 2017
City: Byron Bay NSW
Category: Collection/Drop Off Event
Our gift to thank you for recycling your old or unwanted nail polish bottles!

Follow Your Waste Tours
Date: Monday 13 November 2017, 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
City: Narre Warren Vic
Category: MRF/Facility Tours
Visit the closed landfill in Narre Warren to see power generation from landfill gas, REPLAS in Carrum Downs to see soft plastic recycling, and SUEZ landfill in Hampton Park to see landfill construction.

National Recycling Week Drop-off Event
Date: 9am-4pm, 13 - 17 November 2017
City: Queenscliff Vic
Category: Collection/Drop Off Event
A drop-off event for selected recyclable items that cannot be recycled through the kerbside service.

Composting, Worm Farming & Bokashi Workshop
Date: 13-Nov-17
Council: Maroondah City Council, VIC
Learn how to set up and maintain a compost, worm farm & Bokashi

Waste, recycling and waste water tours
Date: 8 am- 3:15 pm, 14 & 17 November, 2017
City: Maryborough Qld
Category: MRF/Facility Tours
Would you like to learn more about what happens to your rubbish, recycling and waste water?
A free bus tour around Hervey Bay will be held on Tuesday 14 & Friday 17 November.
Details & itinerary on council website.

Tour of Noosa Landfill (Meet at the J)
Date: 9:30am to 11am, 14 November 2017
City: Doonan Qld
Category: MRF/Facility Tours
Ever wondered what happens to your rubbish? Come on a tour of Councils Landfill and Resource Recovery Centre.