This is an expo with a difference! You will be able to do a lot of interactive workshops, attend talks and demonstrations. To entertain you there will also be live performances, market stalls, and all this in a fun family environment.
You can keep up to date with the latest ideas and information on living cleaner, greener and more sustainably. Many of us nowadays have an interest in this as we care about our planet and the damage we are doing to it.
Some of the events you can attend at this expo include:
Speaker series, including Dr Karl on the future of energy
Erin Rhoades from the Rogue Ginger, on the practicalities of living waste-free
Smart Cities conversations
In the Expo Marquee
Here there will be:
Workshops and demonstrations with an environmental focus
Sustainable demonstration studio
Market stalls promoting and showcasing environmental friendly home-wares and products from across the Eastern Suburbs and wider Sydney
Recycled arts and crafts
Children's entertainment including native wildlife shows, recycled arts and crafts, live bird shows, rock wall climbing, eco-stage shows, climbing a tree and much more.
Image from last year's Expo
There will also be many local partner organisations attending to give you information. They will be conducting formal and informal talks and workshops based on the environmental issues that affect our community, both in our homes, at school and in the workplace. This is such a topical subject at the moment and many of us will be interested to hear what is said.
Other popular events include:
Free bicycle maintenance workshops
Experts with advice on keeping bees, chickens and sustainable food production
Council's Garden Awards
Aims and objectives
The aim of this Expo is for people to learn more about how to live sustainably, as well as how to reduce the ecological footprint. In particular, we need to save on energy, water consumption, and waste matter.
It is hoped that everyone who attends the expo will leave having learnt at least something about our environment. It would also be good for people to gain an insight into how to tread more lightly on our precious earth.
The whole expo is actually powered by renewable forms of energy, including wind, solar and bio-diesel.
Even the food scraps will be collected and composted, and any leftover food will be collected and given as donations to those in need.
The compost table
Whether you are a "greenie" or not, this will be a very interesting Expo.