Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week Event

Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week Event

Tuesday 13th November – Belmore Park, Haymarket, NSW
7.30am - 3pm

Join Planet Ark during National Recycling Week for an all-day event that explores this year’s theme: 'From Waste War to Recycling Reboot'!

Recycling can sometimes be confusing so find answers to your questions and hear all about the innovative exciting things happening to our waste and the tools to help you make a difference.

What's on

We have a great line up to keep you informed and entertained, including:

  • MC: James Treble (The Living Room, TEN)
  • Junkyard Beats (upcycled instrument band)
  • Professor Veena Sahajwalla - UNSW SMaRT Centre
  • Paul Klymenko - Planet Ark CEO
  • Talks on recycling, composting, upcycling furniture & jewellery
  • Live art creation
  • Prizes
  • School activities
  • Recycling quizzes
  • Education stalls
  • #MyRecyclingReboot pledge wall
  • Food trucks*
  • Coffee!*

*Discounts provided if you bring your own reusable coffee cup or food container

Let’s keep this event as waste free as possible. We encourage you to:

  • BYO reusable coffee cup, water bottle, food containers
  • Invite some colleagues and challenge them to a waste free lunch in the park
  • Recycle right – use the right bin! We’re here to help.
PROGRAM
9.15am James Treble (MC) - Planet Ark Ambassador
9.20am Welcome to Country
9.30am Junkyard Beats (band)
10.00am Jess Miller -Councilor, City of Sydney
10.15am Lisa Wakim / Rawya Jammal - Bingo Industries
Schools activity: Build an upcycled greenhouse
10.45am Cameron Little - Sydney Sustainability Centre
Schools activity: Composting workshop
11.15am Reverse Garbage - Upcycling jewellery
Schools activity: Upcycling jewellery
11.45am James Treble - Upcycling furniture
12.15 Junkyard Beats (band)
1.00pm Paul Klymenko - CEO, Planet Ark
From Waste War to Recycling Reboot
1.10pm Brooke Donnelly - CEO, Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation
Australasian Recycling Label
1.20pm Junkyard Beats (band)
2.00pm Professor Veena Sahajwalla
Founder/Director UNSW SMaRT Centre
Transforming waste

Getting there

Belmore Park is right next to Central Station and the Light Rail. There are bus stops on Eddy Avenue, Pitt St, Castlereagh or Hay St right next to the park.

Street parking is very limited. 

Note: Smile! If you're attending, you may be photographed or videoed. #NationalRecyclingWeek #MyRecyclingReboot