Tag Archives: Straws

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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Weaving with plastic straws and plastic bags / Tejido con pitillos y bolsas plásticas

                      Happy 2014!  From now on my posts will  be shorter and bi-lingual. I am now living In Venezuela so I will be writing in Spanish also. ¡Feliz 2014! ¡Este … Continue reading

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The Bags Revolt Stall

              We were invited to have a stall at the City of Stonnington Spring into Gardening 2013 Celebration.  The idea was to provide Melbournian kids and families with the opportunity to think about how single use … 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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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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Funky Garden Art From Single Use Plastics

                The Port Phillip EcoCentre is embracing Sustainable House Day 2012 on Sunday, 9th of September from 10am-4pm. The event is designed  to pick up ideas & explore D.I.Y and technological solutions to … Continue reading

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BagsRevolt Short Documentary

Hi everyone I am full of  Joy that we have finally finished the short documentary on Bagsrevolt. I am grateful to my husband Manuel Mejia for his amazing talent both as an Editor and Director. I think the end result … Continue reading

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Clean Up Australia Day!

                As revolting it is to see this picture, it’s a strong message of warning of how our future will look if  people continue to be so careless with their cigarette butts . … Continue reading

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Creatively Reusing “Single Use” Plastics

                    Single use Plastics are all over the Cities of the planet slowing drifting into the Oceans.                             … Continue reading

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Turtles “Safely” Swimming in Plastic Litter at Albert Park

                      A lot has happened since I last wrote the post about the Litter problem in Melbourne’s Albert Park. Sparked by the sight of a small turtle in the middle … Continue reading

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