Good for the Hood: Sustainability at home workshops

We’ve partnered with Good for the Hood, as seen on ABC's 'War On Waste', for a 6 week series of free online workshops, focussing on sustainability in the home! These workshops will empower you to make small changes for a big impact!

Topics will include:

  • Meal planning and re-using leftovers
  • Reusable nappies and sanitary products
  • Electric vehicles
  • Solar power and energy savings
  • Composting and worm farms
  • Natural skincare

There are two 1 hour sessions per week, for 6 weeks, and you can choose to participate via zoom or watch the recording later via The Good for the Hood website.

Click here to visit the Port Stephens hub and register.


Week 1
Live Q&As with expert host Madita Kosch, exploring strategies to reduce food waste.
  • A chef's guide to loving leftovers
    Monday 14 August | 6pm
  • Meal planning like a pro
    Wednesday 16 August | 12pm

Week 2
Live Q&As with expert host Emma Avery, exploring reusable sanitary items and cloth nappy fundamentals.
  • Get into cloth reusable nappies
    Tuesday 22  August | 10am
  • Introduction to Reusable Sanitary Items
    Thursday 24 August | 7pm

Week 3
Live Q&As with expert host Daniel Bleakley, exploring electric vehicle fundamentals.
  • A beginner's guide to electric vehicles
    Monday 28 August | 12pm
  • Myth busting electric vehicles
    Thursday 31 August | 7pm

Week 4
A live Q&A with expert host Adam Corrigan, exploring solar power and energy saving tips
  • Is rooftop solar worth it?
    Monday 4 September | 12pm
  • How to save money on energy
    Thursday 7 September | 6pm

Week 5
Live Q&As with expert host Hannah Churton, exploring composting and worm farming fundamentals.
  • Composting made simple
    Tuesday 12 September | 12pm
  • Worm farming fundamentals
    Friday 15 September | 6pm

Week 6
Live Q&As with expert host Kirsty Mootz, exploring homemade, low-impact skincare.
  • Make your own natural skincare
    Monday 18 September | 12pm
  • Easy green cleaning
    Thursday 21 September | 6pm