Watch this space for some exciting new sustainable living and learning activities. Check Span’s website and Facebook for updated information or contact us to register your expression of interest to receive updates.
Projects that Span is working on include a recycling hub, community compost hub, electronic and soft plastic collection point.
There are many activities we wish to offer to learn more about the environment and sustainable living. These include food sources such as olive oil, organic food, milk and diary, vegetarian food, chemicals in the food chain, seafood, fish oils and weight loss, sustainable gardening, composting, natural building, bee keeping and attracting good insects to your garden.
Please contact us to register an interest in any of these subjects and to discuss other sustainable activities you would like to see at Span.
Global Pollution – Sources, Exposure and Health
Tutor Alfred Poulos
What are these pollutants? What are the risks to our health and the environment. Learn about its effect on global warming. Find out more about what business and industry are doing about it. Alfred, a professor of biochemistry and genetics at Adelaide University will teach you what you’ve always wanted to know. Bookings essential. It is beneficial if participants attend both classes.
Dates to be advised. 2 weeks. Please contact Span to express your interest.
Compost Collection Station @ Span
A pilot program will be launched in October to collect compost from local residents. The program will include worm farms and compost bins and the resulting compost will be used in Span’s community garden or you may need some compost at home. This program will be facilitated by Darebin Sustainability Leadership Program graduates. To participate residents will need to register.
Become a Relationship Builder
Do you wish to develop or retain partnerships, relationships and a community feel in your street or area. Join with Span and we will work together to bring the best to our community. Contact the Manager for more information.
Expression of Interest Form
Please indicate which course you are interested in.