Sustainable Activities

Watch this space for some exciting new sustainable living and learning activities. Check Span’s 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 at Span we wish to offer for you 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.








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Compost Collection Station @ Span

Span is running a compost collection program that use different composting and worm farming methods. Compost caddies are available to community members who can then deliver their compost for use in Span’s community garden. The goal is to make people more aware of food waste and to make it easier for them to separate it from waste to landfill. Caddies are available from a drop off / pick up point at the front of Span and accessible at all times.  Contact Span to register your interest in being involved with this program.

Local Seeds

Local Seeds is a marketplace for seed savers. You can buy and sell seeds online. Their mission is to encourage more people to save seeds, to help preserve genetic diversity, and to give people access to seeds that are adapted to their local environment. You can find more info about how it works and register to sell your seeds here:  Follow their facebook page for some excellent gardening ideas.


Rubber Band Collection Relief

While rubber can be recycled, it’s a bit more complicated than tossing it into your average recycle bin. There is actually a specific, separate process for rubber recycling.

Are rubber bands compostable? Technically, yes! Rubber comes from the sap of a rubber tree, and the rule with composting is: If it was once alive, it can be composted. However, rubber takes a long time to break down or biodegrade, so it is best to reuse rubber bands rather than to toss them in the compost bin. Don’t throw them out! Span aims to collect Rubber bands and forward them onto organisations, schools and social enterprises that are able to reuse them.

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.

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