Subcategories

  • Sustainability

     

    Repair and Share


    Learn and share skills while recycling and reducing both waste and household expense. Bring your broken items to repair with the help of skilled volunteers.

    4th Monday of each month

    1pm - 4pm

    Free

     

    Rescued food

    Second Bite redistributes surplus fresh food that is donated by farmers, wholesalers, markets, supermarkets, caterers and events. Drop by for fresh, nutritious food, completely free of charge.

    Mondays

    Free

     

    Foodcraft

    Class will focus on cooking nutritious meals on a budget, using seasonal produce and/or fruit and vegetables that are “less than perfect”. Learn how to shop within a budget, prepare and cook meals, and store food safely. The course is designed by cohealth dietitian. Priority given for residents of social housing.

    Tuesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm

    16 Oct - 11 December

    $40

     

    Recycle & Re-use


    Books and jigsaws Check out our ever changing collection of preloved books. Swap or donate out of hours using the ‘Little Library’ in our front yard, the ‘Little Library for Children’ in the rear entrance, or visit during office hours to see the full collection. Ask us for jigsaws.


    Reduce waste

    You can drop off household batteries, light globes,CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, corks, mobile phones, and small e-waste (keyboards, mouse etc), beauty product containers, toothpaste tubes and packaging, toothbrushes, dental floss containers, soft plastics and X-rays.

     

    Share

    Share your excess produce. We also have herbs and veggies from our garden that we are happy to share with our neighbours. 

     

    Composting and Worm Farm

    Drop by and see what we are doing and how you can be involved

     

    Tours of House’s environmental feature
    Available on request