National Recycling Week 7-13 November

To mark National Recycling Week during 7-13 November, WAM will be planning a series of community activities, including:

Mon 7th Nov – ‘Earth Care’ Concert, Front Up Club Maleny

Mon 7th Nov – Morag Gamble ‘Zerio Waste Gardening and One Planet Living’ Workshop, Verandah Room, Maleny Community Centre

Tues 8th Nov – Community Forum ‘Climate Emergency Declaration: One Year On, Where to From Here?’, Maleny Community Centre

Details to follow.

Tues 8 November 6:00 - 7:30 pm (doors open 5:30) Maleny Community Centre Main Hall

  • Limited seating
  • Register online
  • Walk-ins welcome


In 2021 Sunshine Coast Council declared a Climate Emergency. Since then, they have been taking steps to implement changes to act on the issues of climate crisis, mitigation and adaptation which the Declaration seeks to address. What has been accomplished? What happens next? Join this important conversation as we explore the challenges of creating a resilient future for the Maleny region.

Cr David Law – Why the CED was passed and first year’s progress
Jillian Smith, Coordinator of Sustainability Policy SCC – CED Action Plan
Dr Theresa Ashford, USC Lecturer – Sustainabilty, Community & the CED
BJ Murphy, Jinibara Culture Man – An Indigenous Perspective on the Climate Crisis
Greg Neave – Climate Emergency Declaration: ‘Telling the Story’ Project

Followed by Q&A

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