Council offers residents of Sutherland Shire a range of free 'waste wise' workshops to help reduce landfill.

Bookings open three weeks before the workshop. Some workshops are delivered online via Zoom.

Composting and worm farming

This hands-on, fun workshop gives you the opportunity to learn how easy it can be to reuse your food scraps creating nutrient rich fertiliser to improve soil conditions and decrease the amount you send to landfill.

Participants also receive a free compost bin or worm farm at the end of the workshop (limit of 1 per household).

Clothes Swap Party

If you have clothes in good quality condition that you once loved but are no longer your favorites or perhaps no longer fit you, join this amazing event.

Introduction to Reusable Cloth Nappies

Join us online for our Introduction to Reusable Cloth Nappy workshop where a cloth nappy expert can answer your questions and help you get started

Green Cleaning

Learn how to reduce plastic packaging by making your own cleaning products for home from simple and natural ingredients.

Plastic Free Living & Beeswax Uses Workshop

Learn  practical ways to reduce your plastic use and start living your best plastic-free life.

Food preserving and pickling making

Learn about the age-old practice of pickling to sustainably keep food fresh, while reducing food waste.


Enjoy this unique workshop and learn about the age-old practice of fermenting while reducing food waste.

Balcony and Vegetable Gardening in Pots

Learn how to reduce waste by growing your own vegetables.

In The Bin - School Holiday Workshop for Children

It’s never too early to start learning about how to protect the planet by eliminating waste. Children aged 4 to 8 will be introduced to discover the benefits of avoiding waste, recycling, composting and reusing.

Chook Keeping

Keeping chickens is a terrific way to create a sustainable future.  Chickens are the ultimate recyclers, aiding in composting, reducing waste.