22 September 2019, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Join us at the Exhibition Hall (15 Howitt Street, Warragul), Warragul to Swap, Donate, Recycle and Mend personal and household items whilst learning how to reduce your impact on the environment at the next Women Against Waste Event. Presented by Warragul WAW Ambassador Tammy Logan of Gippsland Unwrapped. Bookings now open.

It’s about making it easier for women to share quality unwanted personal and household items, keep stuff out of landfill & money in pockets.

Features of the Warragul Event

  • Short Talk Series: Hear from Ambassador Tammy Logan, Stylist Karina Dyer of Personalised Style and Baw Baw Shire Council’s Sustainability Officer Bek Power
  • Get help to mend clothes at the Mending Station
  • Enjoy afternoon tea items to purchase
  • Stylist Karina will be walking the floor, helping you to put outfits together and understand shapes, colours and what works for you
  • $15 discount code for event Sponsor Biome’s online store

Summary of what to bring on the day

Bring your new, used, quality and unwanted:

  • Women’s clothes and accessories including bags, shoes, belts, scarves and jewellery
  • Item’s for Olivia’s Place: Activity mats or play gyms, Bassinets, Baths, Bottles & other feeding equipment, Bouncers or rockers, Breastfeeding specific pillows, Car restraints, Change tables, Carriers, Cots, Formula, Highchairs, Linen for cots and bassinets, Manual breast pumps, Mattresses, Sterilisers, Nappies, Nappy bags/change mats, Newborn head supports, Prams/Strollers and Pram accessories. For specific requirements, visit Olivia’s Place.
  • New and used bras, new underpants, new & used speciality articles such as maternity bras, mastectomy/pocketed bras, breast forms, cloth nappies, wigs and turbans
  • Prescription spectacles & sunglasses

Plus your used:

  • Pens & markers
  • Media storage
  • Oral care
  • Contact lenses & packaging
  • Xrays
  • Household batteries (no car batteries)
  • Small eWaste items (electrical items that have a cord or battery)

Your Ambassador Tammy will ensure your unwanted donatable and recyclable items are connected with the right organisations for the greatest impact. Get the full details below.

Short Talk Series

From 1:40pm onwards you’ll be treated to 3 short talks, while our volunteers work in the background to lay out and hang up your swap and donate items, before the main swap event commences. It’s how we’re helping you to learn how to reduce your impact on the planet and it’s included in your ticket price. Make sure you arrive on time at 1:30pm, then hand your items across to volunteers as you come in – as talks will kick-off on time at 1:40pm. Once the short talks conclude, it’s time to enjoy the main swapping event.

Bek Parker

Baw Baw Shire’s Environment Sustainability Officer Bek Parker will explain what eWaste is, what to do with it and provides an update on Baw Baw Shire’s curb side collection and some of those ‘other’ tricky items.

Tammy Logan

WAW Ambassador Tammy Logan of Gippsland Unwrapped will discuss the impact of the fashion industry and being more sustainable with our clothing choice.

Karina Dyer

Personal Stylist Karina Dyer will outline how to create a wardrobe that is versatile, practical, organised and one that you love, including how to shop smart to avoid purchasing the wrong pieces and how to utilise what you already own by creating new looks with your existing pieces.

The organisations we’re supporting

Mawarra Opportunity Shop

All the women’s clothes and accessories left over after the event will be donated to Mawarra Opportunity Shop.

Olivia’s Place

Olivia’s Place supports mums and dads across Gippsland throughout pregnancy, birth, and through the first 12 months of having a baby by collecting and rehoming quality preloved baby essentials. Check the list above and their website for full details.

The Uplift Program

New and used bras, new underpants, new & used speciality articles such as maternity bras, mastectomy/pocketed bras, breast forms, cloth nappies, wigs and turbans.

Lion’s Recycle for Sight

New and used prescription spectacles and sunglasses.

The recycling programs we’re supporting

Terracycle Recycling Boxes

We’re tapping into the amazing recycling programs available through Terracycle. Some recycling types through their program are free, but many are not. We thank our Warragul event sponsor Biome for covering the cost of the Terracycle Pens & Markers and Media Storage boxes.

  • Pens and markers: Any brand of pens, mechanical pencils, markets, highlighters, permanent markers & caps. Does NOT include wooden pencils, crayons, paint or paint brushes.
    Provided to you by Biome.
  • Media storage: records, 8 track tapes, cassette tapes, CDs, DVDs, Blue Ray discs, floppy disks, memory sticks and external hard drives. Provided to you by Biome.
  • Oral Care: Any brand of used toothpaste tubes & caps, toothbrushes, toothbrush & toothpaste tube outer packing, floss containers.
  • Contacts: Any brand of used contact lenses, used contact lens blister packs and contact lens cases.

BAW BAW Shire Council

With thanks to Bek Parker, please bring your:

  • Xrays
  • Household batteries (no car batteries)
  • Small eWaste items (electrical items that have a cord or battery)

WAW Warragul Event Sponsor –
Biome

Australia’s favourite zero waste,  toxin free, ethical eco store that is 100% palm oil free. We’re thrilled to have Biome on board to cover the costs to have the Terracycle Pens & Markers and Media Storage boxes onsite. PLUS Biome are providing $15 off your next purchase for WAW Warragul event attendees. Everything at Biome is safe for you and our planet:

  • Honesty in labelling
  • Meets strict standards
  • Zero harm to people or animals
  • Brands with passion and ethics
  • Good from the maker to the end
  • Performs better than unsafe alternatives

We’ll share the details of how to access your $15 discount at the event on the day.

WAW Warragul Event Photographer –
Jasmine Csincsi of Whistlewood Boutique

We thank Jasmine for volunteering her time and skills to take photos of the Warragul event. Jasmine is well practiced at taking photos, shooting all the photos for her online clothing store Whistlewood Boutique – where customers can find clothing that will encompass their beauty, strength, wisdom, and free-spirit! Garments to help you speak your wisdom, tell your story and feel empowered in!

All clothing is personally hand selected by Jazz with the objective and focus on bringing busy mums current trends without the over the top price tags.

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Bookings essential. No walk-ins on the day.

Before booking, it’s essential you read the Frequently Asked Questions & Terms of Entry.

Booking notes

You can only book for 1 person per booking form. Please use your own name and email address once only. If you’re booking for another person, please conduct a separate booking using their name and their email address. There is no promo code for this event and it is not required to process your booking. If you’re having difficulties in booking, please check you have completed all fields including your payment details, have answered the question related to photos at the event and have accepted the Terms and Conditions of entry. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you there.

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