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Waste Smart
Agenda for today <ul><li>Welcome and Check-in on Goals  (10min) </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability – refresher and story of ...
Check-in on Goals <ul><li>Successes? </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulties? </li></ul>Slide
Remember -  GREAT  goals <ul><li>Specific, Measurable and When by:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yes or No rule </li></ul></ul><u...
Sustainability Refresher
Unsustainability © 2009 The Natural Step Declining resources and ecosystem services Increasing demand for resources and ec...
Natural Cycles © 2009 The Natural Step Closed system with respect to matter 1) Nothing disappears 2) Everything disperses ...
Influencing the Cycles © 2009 The Natural Step BIOSPHERE Relatively large flows of materials from the Earth’s crust Introd...
Some  Sustainability Principles ...concentrations of substance extracted from the Earth’s crust, ...concentrations of subs...
Story of Stuff
Let’s see those principles in action http://www.storyofstuff.com/index.php
What stood out from the Story of Stuff? What questions do you now have about ‘waste’ in Geraldton?
Waste Smart in Geraldton Mark Wong
Insert mark’s slides
Activity <ul><li>Apply the waste heirarchy to how we could: </li></ul><ul><li>re-think, reduce, re-use, and recycle  </li>...
BREAK
Freecycle  in Geraldton
Activity Which team can think of the most uses for an aluminium can in 3 minutes?
Insert any freecycle slides
TOP 5 Tips for living waste smart <ul><li>Reduce the amount you buy, make do with less or make your own </li></ul><ul><li>...
DISCUSSION CIRCLES
 
Roles <ul><li>Group Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Timekeeper  </li></ul><ul><li>Scribe </li></ul>
Because we are all different… Can you Coach each other with questions, not answers?
The Seven Steps to Goal Achievement <ul><li>1)    Write your goal down </li></ul><ul><li>2)    Make it specific </li></ul>...
Report back after 20 minutes
Review and Looking Forward <ul><li>Review </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul>...
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LivingSmart Geraldton 2010 - WasteSmart PART 1

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LivingSmart Geraldton 2010 - WasteSmart PART 1

  1. 1. Waste Smart
  2. 2. Agenda for today <ul><li>Welcome and Check-in on Goals (10min) </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability – refresher and story of stuff (25min) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Optional) Discussion for 10 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WasteSmart – Mark Wong (25min) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Optional) Activity for 10 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Break (10min) </li></ul><ul><li>Freecycle Q&A - xxx (10min) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Optional) Activity for 10 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discussion Circles & Goal-setting (20min) </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion, evaluation (10min) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Check-in on Goals <ul><li>Successes? </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulties? </li></ul>Slide
  4. 4. Remember - GREAT goals <ul><li>Specific, Measurable and When by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yes or No rule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No wriggle rule </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What would be the benefits? </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the barriers that might stop you, and how you would work around them. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow how you achieve your goal to be flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Visualise having achieved it. </li></ul><ul><li>Write it down and sign it, then share it. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sustainability Refresher
  6. 6. Unsustainability © 2009 The Natural Step Declining resources and ecosystem services Increasing demand for resources and ecosystem services Unsustainability Sustainable Society
  7. 7. Natural Cycles © 2009 The Natural Step Closed system with respect to matter 1) Nothing disappears 2) Everything disperses Slow geological cycles (volcano eruptions and weathering) Slow geological cycles (sedimentation and mineralization) Open system with respect to energy « Photosynthesis pays the bill » Sustainability is about the ability of our own human society to continue indefinitely within these natural cycles BIOSPHERE LITHOSPHERE
  8. 8. Influencing the Cycles © 2009 The Natural Step BIOSPHERE Relatively large flows of materials from the Earth’s crust Introduce persistent compounds foreign to nature Physically inhibit nature’s ability to run cycles LITHOSPHERE Barriers to people meeting their basic needs worldwide SOCIETY INDIVIDUALS WITHIN ORGANISATION
  9. 9. Some Sustainability Principles ...concentrations of substance extracted from the Earth’s crust, ...concentrations of substances produced by society, ...degradation by physical means, ...people are not subject to conditions that systematically undermine their capacity to meet their needs. In a sustainable society, nature is not subject to systematically increasing ... and, in that society... © 2009 The Natural Step
  10. 10. Story of Stuff
  11. 11. Let’s see those principles in action http://www.storyofstuff.com/index.php
  12. 12. What stood out from the Story of Stuff? What questions do you now have about ‘waste’ in Geraldton?
  13. 13. Waste Smart in Geraldton Mark Wong
  14. 14. Insert mark’s slides
  15. 15. Activity <ul><li>Apply the waste heirarchy to how we could: </li></ul><ul><li>re-think, reduce, re-use, and recycle </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic Bottles </li></ul><ul><li>Each year Australia produces: </li></ul><ul><li>50,000 tonnes of soft drink bottles </li></ul><ul><li>30,000 tonnes of milk bottles, and </li></ul><ul><li>more than 10,000 tonnes of detergent and shampoo bottles. </li></ul>
  16. 16. BREAK
  17. 17. Freecycle in Geraldton
  18. 18. Activity Which team can think of the most uses for an aluminium can in 3 minutes?
  19. 19. Insert any freecycle slides
  20. 20. TOP 5 Tips for living waste smart <ul><li>Reduce the amount you buy, make do with less or make your own </li></ul><ul><li>Buy products with less packaging or packaging that can be recycled </li></ul><ul><li>Stick to your Council’s recycling guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own compost or worm farm </li></ul><ul><li>Give unwanted goods to charity </li></ul>
  21. 21. DISCUSSION CIRCLES
  22. 23. Roles <ul><li>Group Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Timekeeper </li></ul><ul><li>Scribe </li></ul>
  23. 24. Because we are all different… Can you Coach each other with questions, not answers?
  24. 25. The Seven Steps to Goal Achievement <ul><li>1)   Write your goal down </li></ul><ul><li>2)   Make it specific </li></ul><ul><li>3)   Make it positive </li></ul><ul><li>4)   Make it challenging </li></ul><ul><li>5)   Make it measurable </li></ul><ul><li>6)   Give it a deadline </li></ul><ul><li>7) Make it flexible </li></ul>
  25. 26. Report back after 20 minutes
  26. 27. Review and Looking Forward <ul><li>Review </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From your perspective: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What stood out? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What worked? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What could be improved? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Next week – Gardens at DURACK </li></ul>

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