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Waste Wise Webinar Series

Are you concerned about the impact of waste on the environment, or want to know more about what you can do or where to get started?

Join zero waste lifestyle expert Lindsay Miles, Bayside City Council Waste and Sustainability Officers, and Sustainable Gardening Australia during the month of November for our Waste Wise Webinar Series.

Learn about:

You can also earn 500 GreenMoney points by attending an event. Find out how to earn rewards with Council's free GreenMoney program.
 

Reducing food waste

Wednesday 4 November, 7:00 - 8:30pm. 

Did you know almost 40% of the average household bin is food waste? 

Join zero waste living expert Lindsay Miles as she shows you how to reduce food waste at home. Learn about: 

  • Common food waste ‘myths’ 
  • Tips for keeping edible food out of the bin
  • Food shopping, storage and preparation 
  • What to do with scraps
  • Options for the time-poor

The session will be held online via Zoom. Register for the event to receive the link to join the workshop. A recording of the webinar will be made available to those registered. 

Register for the Reducing food waste webinar.

Waste not – There is no ‘away’

Tuesday 10 November, 7:00 - 8:30pm.

Ever wanted a little bit more about waste and what happens to it when we throw it “away”?

Join zero waste living expert Lindsay Miles for an introductory session for anyone wanting to know more about the 3 Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and why recycling comes last. Lindsay will introduce the principles of plastic-free and zero-waste living, and some simple solutions for reducing waste at home, at work or on the go. 

The session will be held online via Zoom. Register for the event to receive the link to join the workshop. A recording of the webinar will be made available to those registered. 

Register for the Waste not - There is no 'away' webinar.

How I live a plastic free life

Thursday 12 November, 7:00 - 8:30pm. 

This webinar is perfect for anyone starting out on their plastic-free journey and wanting to learn more about reducing their plastic consumption.

Join zero waste living expert Lindsay Miles as she talks about her journey, the learnings along the way, and her plastic-free life today. We’ll chat about the challenges and the choices we can make to reduce our plastic consumption every day, where to start, and practical actionable tips to take away to reduce plastic consumption straight away. 

The session will be held online via Zoom. Register for the event to receive the link to join the workshop. A recording of the webinar will be made available to those registered. 

Register for the How I live a plastic free life webinar.

Waste & recycling in Bayside – Your kerbside bins

Saturday 14 November, 2:30 - 4:00pm.  

Come along and find out about all things waste and recycling in Bayside. 

Learn about the materials that can go in each of the Bayside kerbside bins, the basic rules of sorting waste, and alternatives to landfill. Council Waste and Sustainability Officers will bust myths, answer your questions, and help you learn what happens to your waste after you pop it in the bin (and what some of the alternatives are). 

The session will be held online via Zoom. Register for the event to receive the link to join the workshop. A recording of the webinar will be made available to those registered. 

Register for the Waste & recycling in Bayside - Your kerbside bins webinar.

Less stuff – An intro to decluttering

Tuesday 17 November, 7:00 - 8:30pm.  

This webinar delves into the realm of “stuff” – why we have too much of it, and the benefits of less.

Join zero waste expert Lindsay Miles as she dispels the common myths about decluttering and explore how decluttering (when done right) can be good for the planet. 

Find out about:  

  • Local options for donating items 
  • The second-hand economy 
  • Community reuse initiatives 
  • Letting items go responsibly
  • Avoiding landfill. 

The session will be held online via Zoom. Register for the event to receive the link to join the workshop. A recording of the webinar will be made available to those registered. 

Register for the Less stuff - An intro to decluttering webinar.

Composting & worm farming at home

Wednesday 25 November, 7:00 - 8:30pm.

Now is the perfect time to get your composting or worm farming system set up (or rejuvenated) at home!

Join Richard Rowe from Sustainable Gardening Australia as he covers all the basics to help you start (or improve) composting and worm farming in your household. Learn about: 

  • Why compost?
  • Benefits and tips for different organics recycling systems
  • Getting the recipe and solving common problems
  • Different ways of using this organic ‘gold’ in your garden

The session will be held online via Zoom. Register for the event to receive the link to join the workshop. A recording of the webinar will be made available to those registered. 

Register for the Composting & worm farming at home webinar.

Need help? Get in touch

For more information or assistance, contact the Environmental Sustainability team via email at brighter [at] bayside.vic.gov.au (subject: Waste%20wise%20webinar%20series) or by phoning (03) 9599 4495