Shoalhaven Environmental Expo

This event has now concluded. Council extends a big thank you to all who participated or attended!

An exciting day of entertainment, involvement and discovery

ReIMAGINE A Sustainable Future! This day promises to inspire and ignite your passion for taking positive action towards sustainability in your home, neighbourhood and beyond.

Exhibitors will be representing local initiatives, community partnerships and Council programs in areas such as Waste Minimisation, Recycling & Upcycling, Wildlife & Environmental Protection, and Bush, Coast & Waterways Management.

There will be opportunities for you to test your skill and knowledge with the experts through a range of interactive displays, workshops, demonstrations and discussions. Plus, surprises and fun all day with our roving entertainers!

This is a free, family-friendly event so save the date.
Wednesday 5 June 2019 (World Environment Day), Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, from 9.30am to 4pm.


An exciting day of entertainment, involvement and discovery

ReIMAGINE A Sustainable Future! This day promises to inspire and ignite your passion for taking positive action towards sustainability in your home, neighbourhood and beyond.

Exhibitors will be representing local initiatives, community partnerships and Council programs in areas such as Waste Minimisation, Recycling & Upcycling, Wildlife & Environmental Protection, and Bush, Coast & Waterways Management.

There will be opportunities for you to test your skill and knowledge with the experts through a range of interactive displays, workshops, demonstrations and discussions. Plus, surprises and fun all day with our roving entertainers!

This is a free, family-friendly event so save the date.
Wednesday 5 June 2019 (World Environment Day), Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, from 9.30am to 4pm.


This event has now concluded. Council extends a big thank you to all who participated or attended!
  • Images from the Expo

    6 months ago
    Thanks

    Thank you for getting involved in the Shoalhaven Environmental Expo. It's encouraging to see how many local residents, of all ages, are passionate about preserving our beautiful region and are willing to take action locally, to impact globally.

    We now have images available for you to view some of the highlights of the day.

    You are welcome to download any of the images you would like to keep. Enjoy!

    View the images...

    Thank you for getting involved in the Shoalhaven Environmental Expo. It's encouraging to see how many local residents, of all ages, are passionate about preserving our beautiful region and are willing to take action locally, to impact globally.

    We now have images available for you to view some of the highlights of the day.

    You are welcome to download any of the images you would like to keep. Enjoy!

    View the images...

  • Take a sneak peek of the ReIMAGINE exhibition

    6 months ago
    Sneak peak

    All our sculptures are now at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre and ready for public viewing. The works are diverse, striking, colourful and will have you ReTHINKing about what waste really is. Don't miss this unique opportunity to see how our regional artists have rescued waste from landfill and ReIMAGINED it into art. Take a sneak peek...

    All our sculptures are now at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre and ready for public viewing. The works are diverse, striking, colourful and will have you ReTHINKing about what waste really is. Don't miss this unique opportunity to see how our regional artists have rescued waste from landfill and ReIMAGINED it into art. Take a sneak peek...

  • Here is our official cheat sheet for the ‘The Bin Quiz’

    7 months ago
    Guide

    Get ready to rumble Shoalhaven! Only days to go until the Expo and time is running out to get match fit against Reigning Recycling Champion, Wombat. His mate Robbo is not pulling any punches and he too may be the dark horse in this battle. See Robbo's unique training technique in the video.

    To give yourself the best chance to be smarter than a Wombat, download the Yellow Bin Recycling guide on Council’s website.

    Get ready to rumble Shoalhaven! Only days to go until the Expo and time is running out to get match fit against Reigning Recycling Champion, Wombat. His mate Robbo is not pulling any punches and he too may be the dark horse in this battle. See Robbo's unique training technique in the video.

    To give yourself the best chance to be smarter than a Wombat, download the Yellow Bin Recycling guide on Council’s website.

  • Our Program Of Events is Now Available!

    by Rianna Burgess, 7 months ago
    Program

    Check out our program of events to see who's on when at the EXPO, so you can plan your day to get the most out of it.

    Our special guest, Craig Reucassel from ABC TV's 'War On Waste' is giving 2 public presentations including one starting at midday. For those working in the Nowra area, grab your work buddies during your lunchbreak and head on down to the EXPO.

    See you there!

    Download the Program as a PDF



    Check out our program of events to see who's on when at the EXPO, so you can plan your day to get the most out of it.

    Our special guest, Craig Reucassel from ABC TV's 'War On Waste' is giving 2 public presentations including one starting at midday. For those working in the Nowra area, grab your work buddies during your lunchbreak and head on down to the EXPO.

    See you there!

    Download the Program as a PDF



  • ReImagine Sculpture Competition - Meet Artist Heidi McGeouch

    7 months ago
    Heidi

    Old metal drums: What is an eyesore to some is a creative opportunity for artist Heidi McGeouch. Armed with a welding torch and an infinite imagination, see how Heidi skillfully transforms these unwanted objects into art to be loved.

    Old metal drums: What is an eyesore to some is a creative opportunity for artist Heidi McGeouch. Armed with a welding torch and an infinite imagination, see how Heidi skillfully transforms these unwanted objects into art to be loved.

  • Get Ready to Rumble Shoalhaven! Its Wombat in ‘The Bin Quiz’

    7 months ago
    Boxingwombat

    Are you ready to go toe-to-toe with Wombat and put your recycling knowledge to the ultimate test? Reckon you could even last a round in "The Bin Quiz" at the Shoalhaven Environmental Expo?

    This is your chance to prove you're smarter than a Wombat.

    Are you ready to go toe-to-toe with Wombat and put your recycling knowledge to the ultimate test? Reckon you could even last a round in "The Bin Quiz" at the Shoalhaven Environmental Expo?

    This is your chance to prove you're smarter than a Wombat.

  • SPECIAL GUEST PRESENTER

    8 months ago
    Craig long2 4x3

    Environmental crusader, Craig Reucassel from ABC TV’s ‘War On Waste’ will be leading a public discussion on the challenges facing us in waste. Amongst the many things he will discuss are practical solutions we can make in our daily lives to minimise waste and avoid consumption.

    Find out when and how you can hear Craig, by subscribing for Expo updates via the "Stay Informed" button.

    Environmental crusader, Craig Reucassel from ABC TV’s ‘War On Waste’ will be leading a public discussion on the challenges facing us in waste. Amongst the many things he will discuss are practical solutions we can make in our daily lives to minimise waste and avoid consumption.

    Find out when and how you can hear Craig, by subscribing for Expo updates via the "Stay Informed" button.

  • ReImagine Sculpture Competition - Meet Artist Elyssa Sykes-Smith

    7 months ago
    Elyssa

    Impactful, dynamic and stunning. These are just some of the words used to describe Elyssa’s installations. This artist literally breathes life into recycled wood with her climbing human figures. Hear about her love affair with this medium.

    Impactful, dynamic and stunning. These are just some of the words used to describe Elyssa’s installations. This artist literally breathes life into recycled wood with her climbing human figures. Hear about her love affair with this medium.

  • ReImagine Sculpture Competition - Meet Artist Alex McNeilly

    7 months ago
    Alex
    Shoalhaven local Alex McNeilly, is a man whose love of turning unwanted waste into art, started when he was a boy, fossicking through the neighbourhood Council clean-ups. Now our Recycling and Waste Depots are his favourite fossicking destination. Hear his story.

    Shoalhaven local Alex McNeilly, is a man whose love of turning unwanted waste into art, started when he was a boy, fossicking through the neighbourhood Council clean-ups. Now our Recycling and Waste Depots are his favourite fossicking destination. Hear his story.
  • ReIMAGINE Sculpture Competition - Meet Artist Freya Jobbins

    7 months ago
    Freya
    Freya Jobbins is an award-winning artist, environmentalist and a grownup who loves dolls.

    Preloved and abandoned plastic dolls are reimagined into thought-provoking sculptures.

    See Freya in action here - but a warning, some Barbie’s were harmed in the making of this video.

    Freya Jobbins is an award-winning artist, environmentalist and a grownup who loves dolls.

    Preloved and abandoned plastic dolls are reimagined into thought-provoking sculptures.

    See Freya in action here - but a warning, some Barbie’s were harmed in the making of this video.