Thursday, June 2nd at the WEA, 59 Gloucester St. Join us for this event hosted by SOC in partnership with Canterbury WEA.There will be an expo of some wonderful local businesses, a talk with Sue Coutts from the Zero Waste Network, a panel discussion and the SOC AGM (open to all). 5pm onwards “Small, Sustainable […]
Planning for our waste-free future – what are your views?
Christchurch City Council would like your feedback on how best to meet the current and future challenges for resource recovery. A ‘drop in’ session about the Draft Waste Minimisation and Management Plan 2020 is being held at Tūranga, central library, (Spark Place/ground floor) Tuesday 18 August 4pm-6pm. Staff will be available to answer your questions. […]
Are you interested in taking action against ocean pollution? Do you want to contribute to New Zealand’s progress toward Sustainable Development Goals Reporting? Join Sustainable Coastlines for a training workshop for Litter Intelligence: a citizen science platform to enable community groups to contribute to a growing national litter database by monitoring their local beaches & […]
Hire Pool Big Beach Clean
Big thanks to everyone that came along to the Hire Pool Big Beach Clean on Saturday to kick off Sea Week! Jocelyn (Christchurch Sea Week organiser) had the honor of drawing our competition – entrants drew something they think they may see on the Sea Week Cycle (happening this Sunday) or wrote about why plastic […]
Future Living Skills Programme – now available for free!
Some fantastic sustainability education materials are now available on-line free, thanks to a grant from the Ministry for the Environment’s Waste Management Fund. Find it at sustainableliving.org.nz Future Living Skills is the new national edition of the Sustainable Living Programme, earlier versions of which have run locally by 14 participating councils. Future Living Skills supports lifestyles and consumer choices […]
Waste and Circular Economy
SŌC Executive member Anthea Madill recently had the opportunity to facilitate working group on behalf of Sustainable Ōtautahi Christchurch around the topics of waste and circular economy. There were contributions from a wide range of areas including Council, community funding, public engagement, arts and conservation among other things. One of SŌC’s aims for the workshop […]