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Strathfield Main Library

65-67 Rochester Street

Homebush, NSW, Australia

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Bookings open on Monday 3 October 2016

Each year in NSW we throw away $2.5 billion worth of edible food - that’s 315 kilos per household OR $1,036 per household! What waste do you have around your home? During this workshops we will do an overview of how to audit your home waste bin.

Food waste:

  • Shopping – tips
  • Portion sizes
  • Left over food, what to do with it
  • What kind of food waste
  • Can you freeze it?
  • What’s the difference ‘Use by’ and ‘Best before’
  • Storing food safely
  • No Waste Lunch and plastic food wrap
  • Quick and easy stock recipes to liven up leftovers
  • Quick and easy spice mix recipes to spice up leftovers

Kitchen garden:

  • Build a box veggie and herb garden
  • Sprouting – how to sprout 

Can you avoid buying plastic?

  • Where does plastic come from
  • Do we need to buy a different product for every cleaning job
  • Recycled your containers
  • Make 3 everyday cleaning products; effective, non toxic and easy to make

Ideas to re-use plastic bottles:

  • Make Vertical Garden
  • Grow veggies and herbs
  • BBQ Fly traps – NO nasties used 
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Strathfield Main Library

65-67 Rochester Street

Homebush, NSW, Australia

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