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Bairnsdale 14 April 2019

  • St Mary's Parish Hall 23 Pyke St Bairnsdale Australia (map)

Join us at our brand new venue at St Mary's Parish Hall Bairnsdale 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.

Women Against Waste events make it easy for you to:

  • swap & donate personal and household items

  • responsibly manage hard to recycle items

  • repair clothes you’d love to use but can’t

  • learn how to live consciously & waste free

… all while supporting local, national and international community groups and charities.


At this event you can bring new and used:

  • Women clothes and accessories including bags, shoes, belts, scarves and jewellery

  • Children’s clothes, shoes and toys

  • School supplies: backpacks, stationery, children’s books - no textas please

  • Sports equipment: netball & rugby old uniforms, football boots & running shoes

  • Bras

  • Sewing materials including fabric, thread, scissors, needles

  • Books

  • CDs, DVDs, games & puzzles

  • Hearing aids and prescription spectacles & sun glasses

Please ensure the items you bring are of good to excellent quality with no damage. Please limit what you bring to no more than 1 large garbage bag full.

All items left behind at the event will be allocated to the appropriate local, national, international charity or community group my event organisers.


  • Mobile phones & related accessories

  • Household batteries

  • Printer cartridges

  • Bread tags



Need help with a busted seam, hemming or other basic mending job? Our wonderful team of volunteers will give you a hand. Limit of 2 items per person.

Personal Styling:

Our Personal Stylist Kira from Style Me 5 Ways will be on-site answering your questions as you find new fashion treasures.

Living Waste Free products:

Foundry will be have a range of products to purchase which will help your household reduce waste.

Afternoon Tea:

Purchase afternoon tea from (f)route including hot drinks and a range of home-made cakes.


12 noon to 1pm Sunday 14 April at the Women Against Waste Event
limited offer, bookings essential

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As a special offer to event participants, a short talk series will be presented on the day prior to opening the main event. Book your spot now to hear from 3 local inspirational women who are helping other women to create positive changes in their homes, lives and communities.

Easy Waste Free Living with Carina Turner
Carina and her family have only put their bin out once in the last year - and that was mainly for other people’s waste they’d collected. Hear her story and learn her practical tips to easily reducing waste in your household.

Do-able Decluttering for Joy with Tania Goranitis of Interior Philosophy
In this de-cluttering 101 talk, hear from Professional Organiser Tania about how to let go of things that are holding you back to discover a happier life with less and reduce your impact on the planet.

Turn your ideas into impact with Jodie Willmer of Happy Changemakers
Have an idea to make a difference in your community but don’t know how to get started? Jodie will share 5 simple steps to turn your ideas into impact for a conscious business, social enterprise, not for profit or volunteering AND how to get others excited and involved.

Secure your FREE spot at this special Short Talk Series when purchasing your Women Against Waste admission ticket. Places are limited.


During this event video and photographic images will be taken for promotional purposes. You can opt-out of your image being used during booking.

By not opting out, you grant permission to Women Against Waste to reproduce the photographs taken of you for the purpose of publication, promotion, illustration, advertising or trade, in any manner or medium. You also acknowledge that you are over the age of 18 years old.

This is a waste free event.
Tickets are $20 plus Eventbrite Booking Fee.

Please ensure you have read the Frequently Asked Questions HERE before booking your spot.

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