Simple changes towards sustainable living

Through education, community programmes, useful resources and information Living Smart aims to empower the Sunshine Coast to adopt simple, sustainable lifestyle changes that make a positive impact now and for future generations.

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 Mending Morning

12 August - 12 August

Mending Morning

Extend the life of your clothes to reduce landfill and reliance on fast fashion.

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07 Jul 2022

Mending Morning

Join Pete Trimble from Pete Sews in a hands-on workshop and gain valuable tips about basic clothing construction and hand sewing techniques. Practice repairing a simple tear, replacing a button and basic hemming.

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07 Jul 2022

Meet our eco-pioneers who have been leading the way with sustainability before it was 'cool'

Sustainable Sunshine Coast businesses are reaping the rewards of establishing themselves as forces for good, long before it was ‘cool’ to do so. Many of the business’ founders were driven by personal challenges that forced them to seek an alternative, while others felt compelled to act, to make a difference.

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06 Jul 2022

Aura Environment Day

A free, pet-friendly event at the Baringa Forest Park will include music, Gubbi Gubbi dance, guided cultural and ecological walks, craft and activities, community group and SCC displays, workshops and sausage sizzle.

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06 Jul 2022

National Tree Day - Marcoola

Be part of something big by doing something small. Bring your family and friends to Marcoola Foreshore Reserve and plant a tree for National Tree Day and join in Australia’s largest tree planting event.

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06 Jul 2022

Go Plastic Free....and Plant a Tree!

Come along to this free event and help keep our oceans Plastic Free! Sunshine Coast Council is hosting a beach clean up and dune planting for National Tree Day at North Shore beach, Twin Waters.

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06 Jul 2022

Beeswax Wraps Workshops

They are washable, freezeable and reusable – plus they look great. Make three simple wraps to take home and avoid single use plastic.

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01 Jul 2022

QLD plastic ban: New items added to the prohibited list

Disposable coffee cups and lids are set to be banned in Queensland under a sweeping new strategy from the State Government to protect the environment from single-use plastics.

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