My Sister’s Wardrobe Events

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A clothing exchange for the ladies

  • 6.30pmTuesday 24th March 10a Fitzroy Place, Surry Hills, Sydney
  • 3.30pm Saturday 28th March, Whitehorse City Council, Melbourne
  • 6.30pm Tuesday 21st April. Garage Bar, 163 Waymouth St, Adelaide
  • 6.30pm Tuesday 24th May, Garage Bar, 163 Waymouth St Adelaide

‘Mums and Bubs Wardrobe’. A clothing exchange for the Mums and their little ones (up to 3yrs).

  • 11am on-the-dot Sunday 5th April. High Tide Room, Bondi Pavillion, Sydney

Greenpeace Design Awards

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Greenpeace Design Awards are coming up, the brief is to design a poster that delivers the message ‘Be a Part of the Action’. Entrants will have a chance to bring about real change in society as their work will be considered for use for major Greenpeace Australian Pacific campaigns.

Greenpeace fundraising director Chris Washington-Sare says, “Visual communication has always been an important way for Greenpeace to get it’s message across to a large audience. The Greenpeace Design Awards are a great opportunity for people to use their creativity to raise awareness of environmental issues and inspire action”

Registration and submissions are between 1st March and 15th June.

Extra Perth Green Drinks – 9 December 2008!

You are invited to an extra Perth Green Drinks to enjoy the Earth from Above outdoor photography exhibition where Jane Hoiting, project director, is going to give a talk about the exhibition at 7.30 and Scott Bennett is bringing some Greenman beers, an environmentally conscious brand, to sample.

Meet at 7pm in front of the WA museum, the grassy part left of the stairs, to try some Greenman beer and we will meet Jane at 7.30 to start the tour The Earth from Above. More info here

Fashion for a better looking world

In the loop have an interview with Kelley Sheenan who has just released Peppermint Magazine featuring fresh green fashion. The good news is the first edition is free. Kelly has given a big list of aussie fashion designers and retailers working with sustainable textiles which we then stole to publish here…

labels: gorman, bird textiles, skin and threads, bassike, darling clementine, elsom, heidi and seek, mother maria, kara, money penny, thea&sami, rebecca ward; shops: green precinct, bliss ecowear, i like you, bird girl, ecogirl, madeit, leeloo, georgielove ; blogs: indie, meetmeatmikes, and a tv show Alter Eco

Life Cycle Eco-Design Strategies — Effective decision making

Tuesday 25 November 2008, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, 1010 La Trobe Street, Docklands

Tuesday 25 November 2008, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, 1010 La Trobe Street, Docklands

More info and Register here. Whether new or already involved in the sustainability journey, this practical and informative workshop prepares design professionals with the skills to understand and implement eco-design strategies to positively influence ‘design-thinking’ from a life cycle perspective.