Environmental Events

Greening our Future Events

Council runs a six monthly series of FREE environmental sustainability events, designed to help residents live more sustainably. A variety of topics are offered, to help people reduce their environmental impacts and actively enhance the biodiversity and amenity of our local environment.

Composting and Worm farming for Beginners

Come along to this FREE session to learn how easy it is to create beautiful nourishing compost to help grow great plants, improve your soil and reduce food waste.

There will be a Door Prize on the day - a free compost bin or worm farm for a lucky participant! (Note: This prize will need to be collected from the Council's Operations Centre in Seaford at a later date).

Date and Location

Tuesday 28 August 2018
Frankston North Community Centre
26 Mahogany Avenue Frankston North 3199

There will be two sessions:

  • Composting: 10.30am - 12pm
  • Worm farming: 12.30 - 2pm

Bookings

Session is free but bookings essential.
Register your place at:

Composting: https://compostbeginners.eventbrite.com 
Worm farming: https://wormsbeginners.eventbrite.com

Eco-makeover your home

Danielle King from Green Moves Australia has a wealth of knowledge and many practical tips to help you get the 'best bang for your buck' when it comes to home sustainability improvements. This free session provided by Frankston City Council will have plenty of time for Q and A, plus light refreshments will be provided.

Date and Location

Saturday 1 September 2018
Frankston Lifesaving Club
1/1N Long Island Drive Frankston 3199

Bookings

Free session, bookings essential.
Register your place:

Garage Sale Trail

Host a garage sale or discover one near you and join Australia’s biggest ‘re-use’ event.

Date and Location

Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October
Nation wide weekend

Bookings
Register your garage sale and find out more at www.garagesaletrail.com.au

From scraps to soil - Home composting

If you don’t eat it, your garden will. Tips for successful composting in any garden.

Date and Location

Tuesday 23 October, 1-3.30pm
The Village Baxter
8 Robinsons Road, Frankston South

Bookings

Free session, bookings essential via phone only
Please call Cheryl on 5971 1349

Birds in Backyards

Learn about local birds on an engaging “walk and talk” with experts from Birdlife Mornington Peninsula. If you have binoculars bring them along and make sure to dress for the weather.  It is hoped the event will empower you to join in the 2018 Aussie Backyard Bird Count, with information to help you identify birds you see and hear in the wild.

Date and Time 

Tuesday 23 October, 9.30 -11.30am
Seaford Community Centre
1/6 Broughton Street, Seaford

Bookings

Free session, bookings essential.
Register your place:

Aussie Backyard Bird Count in the Seaford Wetlands

Join a Council Ranger to take part in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count and learn about the wonderful birdlife in our local, internationally recognised wetlands. Bring along your binoculars if you have them, and dress for the weather as you will be going for a short stroll around the perimeter of the wetlands.

Date and Time 

Saturday 27 October, 10am – 12pm
Meet at the bird hide at 43R Austin Road, Seaford (near the corner of Austin Road and Erwin Drive).

Bookings 

Free session, bookings essential.
Register your place:

War on Waste Tour

Visit local sites Replas and Frankston Regional Recycling and Recovery Centre to learn how waste in recycled and how you can help fight the War on Waste through your own daily actions.

Date and Time 

Friday 16 November, 9.15am - 1pm
Bus leaves from and returns to central Frankston location, details provided on registration.

Bookings

Free event, bookings essential.
Register your place:

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Contact Us

Frankston City Council
PO Box 490
30 Davey Street
Frankston VIC 3199
P. 1300 322 322
E. info@frankston.vic.gov.au

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