Zero-waste is more than just a fad… it’s a lifestyle. If you need some help in easing the transition to waste-free living, don’t miss Biome’s DIY Workshops in Paddington this month.

The “Introduction to Zero Waste” by founder Tracey Bailey and Biome Collective facilitator Jacq Driscoll will teach you how to reduce landfill waste in your life. It’s coming soon and those who have bought a ticket will be notified via mail about the event date.

If you’re looking forward to join any workshop this month, here are other events happening at Biome’s Collective Space in Paddington in April 2019:

Slow Fashion Pop Up Weekend (6th and 7th of April)

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Biome joins the Fashion Revolution Week, a global movement towards a fashion industry that respects both people and planet. They will be showcasing their garments and accessories for one weekend only.

‘Blue Jean Sisters Project’ Make a Doll Workshop (13 April, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm)

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Blue Jean Sisters’ is a project by artist Belinda Smith that raises awareness on human trafficking and sexual exploitation in the fashion industry. Participants need to have basic sewing skills to join. Those who cannot come in the morning session may join in the afternoon session, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm of the same date.

‘Linen Jumpsuit Workshop with Common Stitch’ (14 April, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm)

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Learn how to make your own beautiful linen jumpsuit from scratch using deadstock fabrics pre-destined for landfill. You will be guided every stitch of the way by local and sustainable design team – Common Stitch. Sizes range from 6 to 20.

‘Lip Balm & Solid Perfume’ (17 April, 10:00 am – 11:00 am)

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Come along to this hands-on workshop where you will learn to make an all natural lip balm and solid perfume using ingredients from their Naked Beauty Bar. You can make and take three personalised products.

Clothes Swap Event (20 April, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm)

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Do you have clothes that no longer spark joy? Maybe they will for someone else! Be part of the circular economy at a Biome Clothing Swap, where you can exchange your unwanted clothing that are still in great condition.

‘Love Your Face’ (24 April, 10:00 am – 11:30 am)

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Does your skin care routine leave you feeling dazed and confused? At this workshop, learn waste free skin care habits using simple, toxin free ingredients. You can make and take three personalised products.

‘Basket Weaving Workshop’ with Wild Baskets(27 April, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm )

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One of their popular workshops, the basket weaving workshop will show you how to make and complete one bespoke melon Basket with Wild Baskets. It uses weed vines that are strangling the native environment, sourced from revegetation sites.

For further information about the upcoming DIY Workshops, check out the Biome website.