Green Living Series

Wyndham’s Green Living Series happens annually with a wide range of sustainable living workshops and events, aimed at building skills and providing tips to live a little greener. The series includes a mixture of community and council run events with a range of exciting workshops, field days and events hosted by passionate and knowledgeable presenters or community members.

The Green Living Series in 2021 will look and feel a little differently to other years. We will be bringing you a mix of virtual and physical events throughout the entire year; our themed months and yearly program will mean you be inspired to live green all year round

When is the Green Living Series?

The Green Living Series looks and feels a little differently in 2021, the Series is expanding!

To help you to live green across the entire year we are giving you themed months and events throughout March – November, meaning you will be continually inspired and connected with likeminded community members all year round!

Given COVID-19 and social distancing requirements having the Series spread throughout the year allows both time for contingency planning and the inclusion of safety procedures and measures at each event.

The series will kick off in March, where you can expect a line-up of workshops, activities and events to entertain and inspire. Continue to check the ‘what’s on’ section for event details.  

Themes for the Green Living Series 2021

Months

Themes

March

Keeping Wyndham Clean

April/May

Energy Smart Homes

June

Environment

July

Trees for The Future

August

Sustainable Food Festival

September

Biodiversity

October

In The Garden

November

Our War on Waste

Events for each month will be listed in the What's On section below as they are become available to book.

How can I get involved?

Participating in a workshop/program: You can register for any of the workshops or events of interest to you under the What’s On heading.

Hosting an event

Individuals, businesses and Not-for-Profit organisations can apply to host an event by submitting an application form at least 14 days prior to your proposed event date

To apply to host an event, you will need:

  1. Workshop/event details; i.e. topics, dates, time, venue, relevant images and registration link
  2. A COVIDSafe Plan
  3. A Green Living Series Activity Safety Checklist
  4. Public liability/insurance
  5. Read and agree to Council’s Green Living Series’ event submission terms and conditions
  6. Submit online registration below.

If your application is successful, you must confirm your event details including registration link at least 14 days prior to your schedule event.

Submit your details to host an event

FAQ

How much does it cost to attend a GLS workshop?

Most workshops/events are free to the public, however there may be some programs that charge a small fee to cover for take home materials. The extra fees collected are donated to a local charitable organisation.

Will all the events be online this year?

This year there will be a mix of online and physical events offered as part of the Green Living Series. Location of events will be determined in line with State Government restrictions, safety measures and attendee caps will be in place when required.

Whilst we would love to see you all in person, some of our events will remain online.

How do I cancel my spot after registration?

Please email your enquiries and or cancellation details to Green.Living@wyndham.vic.gov.au.

How will Covid-19 restrictions impact on my event?

If the event you booked is cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, you will be fully refunded (if applicable) and provided details to rebook in the future

If you are the event host, we ask that you consider an online option as a back-up for your event and you continue to monitor DHHS COVID-19 safety measures.

I have a question about the Green Living Series. Who do I contact?  

You can email your enquiries to Green.Living@wyndham.vic.gov.au or contact the Green Living team on 1300 023 411.

What’s On for Green Living Series 2021

August - Sustainable Food Festival

August in Wyndham is the Sustainable Food Festival, a great time to learn, explore and enjoy eating sustainably. Eating sustainably can be good for health and the environment, so why not explore some of the events and workshops throughout August. From food swaps, to growing your own food or cooking demonstrations there will be plenty for all to enjoy.

On Sunday August 29, Wyndham will experience the ‘Biggest Garden Swap’, where local Wyndham food and garden swaps open up on the same day during the Sustainable Food Festival to introduce locals to their swaps.

Check out where your local swap is, bring your extra produce and meet your community!

July - Trees for The Future

Environment & Eco-system Restoration

April/May

Energy Smart Homes

Energy Smart Homes

Reduce your household energy, save money and act on climate change! 

Join us for the Energy Smart Homes program over April and May 2021. We’ll be running workshops and providing information on the latest government grants and incentives to support households in reducing their energy use and saving money.

Find out more

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