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Household Cleaner Making Workshop

Mt Pleasant Centre 3 Mccormacks Bay Rd, Christchurch

Make your own cleaners from scratch to avoid plastic and nasty chemicals in your home. $20 including 500ml laundry liquid - please bring your own container. Book to confirm your spot! Sat 3rd Nov 10.30am-12pm Mt Pleasant Community Centre Tell your friends and grab a coffee at the Mt Pleasant Farmers Market before hand! Visit […]

T-shirt Macramé Plant Hangers Workshop

Mt Pleasant Centre 3 Mccormacks Bay Rd, Christchurch

Learn about ways to upcycle old t-shirts and give them a new lease on life! Sat 17th Nov 10.30am-12pm $15 (Tshirts available) - Book you spot now! Mt Pleasant Community Centre Tell your friends and grab a coffee at the Mt Pleasant Farmers Market before hand! Visit www.remixplastic.com for more info

Lathe Cut Vinyl demos

Pumanawa, Arts Centre 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch

Johnny Electric is back to cut some more vinyl. Check out his Facebook and Instagram for more info or pop in and learn more. See here for more PopLab events.

Soap Making Workshop

Pumanawa, Arts Centre 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch

Learn to make your own soap and shampoo bars from scratch! By making your own soaps you can save money, plastic packaging and avoid harmful chemicals. You reduce your impact on the environment through only using ingredients that you can be certain won't have any considerable negative environmental impacts. Anthea has much practical experience to […]

$20

Remix Kids Recycling Workshop

Pumanawa, Arts Centre 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch

This Remix Kids workshop is brought to you by Anthea Madill from Remix Plastic. It includes numerous stations where you can learn about plastic recycling, repurposing waste into products and sustainable alternatives to plastic products. Tailered to children 10 years and over. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring: tetrapacks if you have […]

$15

Recycled Plastic Clutch workshop

Pumanawa, Arts Centre 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch

Turn your soft plastics into useful coin pouches and clutches! Bring along any soft plastics (Recycling code 2) and we will turn them in to sheets, fold them and dome them to create reusable items. There is also fabrics available to make textile versions too. Each person will take home at least one clutch and […]

$15

Beeswax Wrap Workshop

Fab Lab Chch 130 Madras St, Christchurch

Ditch cling film and single use plastics with this beeswax wrap making workshop. Hosted in conjunction with New Brighton Stitch-O-Mat this workshop provides all the equipment and materials you will need to make at least 2 beeswax wraps. Please note that although this is a Pop Lab event, it is being held at Fab Lab […]

$15

Remix Shredder ‘Chewy’ Demo

Pumanawa, Arts Centre 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch

Come along to have a go on our hand cranked plastic chipper and learn about recycling in Christchurch. Please be aware that we are only working with 3D printer waste (PLA) at the moment so unfortunately cannot yet use your rubbish (but we are building up to that). Come along with any questions you have […]

Remix Kids Recycling Workshop

Pumanawa, Arts Centre 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch

This Remix Kids workshop is brought to you by Anthea Madill from Remix Plastic. It includes numerous stations where you can learn about plastic recycling, repurposing waste into products and sustainable alternatives to plastic products. Tailered to children 10 years and over. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring: tetrapacks if you have […]

$15

Recycled Plastic Clutch workshop

Pumanawa, Arts Centre 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch

Turn your soft plastics into useful coin pouches and clutches! Bring along any soft plastics (Recycling code 2) and we will turn them in to sheets, fold them and dome them to create reusable items. There is also fabrics available to make textile versions too. Each person will take home at least one clutch and […]

$15

EnviroPAST Conference 2019

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu 310 Montreal St, Christchurch

EnviroPAST(Plastic And Sustainability Talks) is a two-day conference for New Zealand's youth (ages 12–24) to learn about and engage with environmental issues. EnviroPAST will provide these young people with opportunities to learn from and act on new environmental knowledge in unique and interesting ways. Some of our event highlights include talks by: - Professor Ian […]

What Bin? Waste Workshop

Heathcote Valley Community Centre 42 Bridle Path Rd, Christchurch

Confused about what can go in your Council Organics bin? Confused about the current state of plastic recycling? Want to vent frustrations, meet like minded people and learn ways to reduce waste? Come to this workshop!! We will go through common household waste items and discuss what bin they go in, how you can avoid […]

$7

Preschooler Sustainability Session – Waste

Cheese Mongers, Arts Centre 301 Montreal St, Christchurch

Each household in Christchurch has three council bins. But sometimes we don’t know which one to put our rubbish in. This workshop is designed to teach kids about which bin different types of waste go in and what happens to it after it leaves our house. We will discuss what materials things are made of […]

$5 – $10

Sustainable Baby Times

Cheese Mongers, Arts Centre 301 Montreal St, Christchurch

Having children can change the way we think about the world and our role in it. This session aims to offer a space for parents to learn about easy environmental changes that they can make and engage children 0-2 with objects and toys that promote kindness to our living world. Come and learn about alternatives […]

$5 – $10

Remix Plastic Recycling Workshop

Cheese Mongers, Arts Centre 301 Montreal St, Christchurch

Plastic is a major problem in our world at the moment, but it is hard to know what to do ourselves to help. This workshop aims to teach about what different plastic numbers mean and what ones can be recycled as well as offer things that you can do at home to reduce single use […]

$10 – $15

Remix Beach Clean and Plastic Discussion

Sumner Beach Christchurch

While New Zealand beaches look stunning, they still have a lot of rubbish amongst the sand. So join us to not only clean up some of that rubbish, but also learn about what types of things end up on our beach and what we can do to avoid them getting there. We will have a […]

$2

Beeswax Wrap Workshop – Plastic Free July

Tūranga, Central Library 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch

Ditch cling film and single use plastics with this beeswax wrap making workshop. These wraps are a great way to start out on your waste reduction journey, make great gifts for friends and families and provide an easy switch from plastic. Bring along any other sustainability questions you might have and we can discuss other […]

$15 – $20

Household Cleaners Workshop – Plastic Free July

Tūranga, Central Library 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch

Everything that goes down our sinks ends up in the sea. We can reduce the negative impact of that by reducing the amount of harmful chemicals we use to clean our house. By making your own household cleaners you can also reduce the plastic packaging needed and save money! Come along to this workshop to […]

$10 – $15

Beeswax Wrap Workshop – Plastic Free July

Tūranga, Central Library 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch

Ditch cling film and single use plastics with this beeswax wrap making workshop. These wraps are a great way to start out on your waste reduction journey, make great gifts for friends and families and provide an easy switch from plastic. Bring along any other sustainability questions you might have and we can discuss other […]

$15 – $20

Plastic Recycling Christchurch Meetup

Tūranga, Central Library 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch

Plastic pollution is a topical discussion point at the moment - after China banned recycling imports in Jan 2018, New Zealand facilities have been scrambling to find solutions. This meet up is for anyone interested in the small scale recycling initiatives that are dotted around Christchurch. Come along if you have questions about starting your […]