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.

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

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


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


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).


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.


Free event, bookings essential.
Register your place:

Waste Wise Living: Christmas and beyond

Free talk with the inspiring Erin Rhoads (AKA the "Rogue Ginger"), who shows that the silly season doesn't have to be the most wasteful time of year!

Erin will share practical tips she has learned to reduce and avoid single use plastic and loads of other "throw away" items, any time of year. There are many things you can do to avoid the crazy wastefulness that often accompanies the festive and holiday seasons, but it takes a bit of thought and simple planning.

Date and Time
Friday 7 December 2018, 11am – 12pm
Frankston Library, 60 Playne Street, Frankston

This is a free event, but bookings are essential -
Register your place: https://wastewisechristmasandbeyond.eventbrite.com

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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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