Category Archives: Community

Reusing plastics in the classroom

  Recent studies have shown that huge amounts of plastics are floating in the world’s oceans, causing harm to marine wildlife and eventually to us humans. It is very important that we take this issue seriously and to coordinate actions … Continue reading

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Workshop “ Plastics as a Learning Resource” in Margarita Island

                            I have been invited to participate in the Project “Reduce your ecological footprint” that takes places in the beautiful island of Margarita in Venezuela. This community … Continue reading

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Ecopazifico…My experience

For 3 weeks I lived with the Ecopazifico team in the pacific coast of Colombia in the town of La Barra. This initiative was born in the heart of Rommy Schriber a committed and inspiring leader who was born and … Continue reading

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EcoPazifico here I come

                    I have been invited to participate in Ecopazifico! An interdisciplinary collective of people from all over the world who will come together in the Southwest of the Colombian Pacific coast to … Continue reading

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Vision Eco Bricks

Close your eyes and imagine the place where you live and the surroundings. Imagine that everything looks very clean. You can see no litter on the streets, parks, river or beaches. You observe instead beautiful green spaces, playgrounds and herb … Continue reading

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BAYKEEPERS Documentary

I am leaving Australia permanently in one week and I could not be happier to announce the premiere of Baykeepers on the last night before take-off! I have been working as a producer on this documentary for the last 6 months … Continue reading

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Spring into Gardening

Everyone’s invited this  Sunday the 13th of October for a day of FUN at the Victoria Gardens. There will be free activities for everyone, including presentations, demonstrations, children’s activities and market stalls. I will be there with BagsRevolt making Sea … Continue reading

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Cozy winter knitting with Plastic Bags workshop

You are invited this next Sunday the 25th of August to the Ecocentre 1:30-3, where I will be teaching  basic techniques for turning plastic bags into yarn suitable for crochet or knitting. I will only teach very simple stitches, that … Continue reading

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Making Sea Creatures with Plastics

The workshop: Making Sea Creatures with Plastics  that I facilitated at the Port Phillip Ecocentre  this past Saturday  was one of the most fun and productive workshops yet! I was surprised at the great turnout considering it was planned and … Continue reading

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Plastic Earth Mandala

The Plastic Earth Mandala was a collaborative community art installation that I facilitated for the 2013 World Environment Day Celebration at the St Kilda Town Hall. It was made by children and adults, who added their touch of creativity within … Continue reading

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