If you are passionate about sustainable living and reducing the waste on the planet, this course is just for you! It will offer a deeper exploration of how globalisation and consumerism are threatening the survival of life on the planet, and how to react to this. It aims to up-skill participants so they can become informed and equipped to lead others in reducing waste, through workshops and events in their communities. Some of the topics included are

Day One:

  • What is Zero Waste?
  • The Rs and where to start
  • The Zero Waste Movement
  • Why do we need Zero Waste?
  • Waste Statistics
  • The problem with Plastic
  • How to plan and run your own event or workshop

Day Two:

  • Globalisation and Consumerism
  • Economic Growth. Green Growth or Degrowth?
  • The concept of sufficiency and meeting human needs
  • Dealing with apathy and how to involve people in sustainability
  • Paradigm change
  • Nature Connection and Self-Care

Target Community leaders, community educators, activists, and anyone
who has access to groups and can pass on the learning.
Day Tuesday 10 to 4 pm
On Feb 26th and Mar 5th, 2019
Duration 2 x One Day Workshops
Fee €20 to book your place, €10 will be returned at the
end of day two
Location Newbridge Parish Centre