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World Environment Day - 5 June 2019

On Wednesday 5 June 2019, over 100 countries will celebrate, take action and raise awareness for World Environment Day. This year’s theme is Beat Air Pollution.

Join us on Wednesday 5 June 2019, from 12:00pm to 1:30pm in City Walk.

Be inspired to recycle, reduce your waste, use public transport and find out how you can get involved in protecting our unique bush capital. A range of green, interactive and fun activities will be on offer including:

  • hands-on activities to see how easy it is to make your own beeswax wraps, compost bins and worm farms
  • learn how to halve your household waste
  • join the lunchtime litter clean up gang
  • get tips on how to use your wood heater correctly
  • learn how to keep our waterways healthy
  • join a volunteer ParkCare group
  • meet the Gang Gang mascots
  • experience what it’s like to camp in one of our many great parks and reserves
  • find out how you can take the first step (or pedal) towards active travel
  • see a textile loom in action
  • find out about the e-bike bulk buy
  • take the challenge to swap single use plastics for reusable alternatives

What will you do this #WorldEnvironmentDay to #BeatAirPollution?

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