Speakers

Craig Reucassel - We shouldn't Bury our Waste Problems"

Inspirational and always humorous Craig will present on how we can move forward with reducing our waste. South Australia has lead the way on many waste issues but will that be effected by the China recycling bans. How can we reduce our waste but also develop a proper circular economy that sees us buying the products we recycle? And what can you do at home to help? Craig will encourage Q&A with the audience so start thinking and get your questions ready ....... Craig Reucassel appears by arrangement with Claxton Speakers International
Craig Reucassel - We shouldn't Bury our Waste Problems

Stacey Thomson - "Ranger Stacey"

Ranger Stacey will present on the importance of protecting our environment as she shares stories of animal encounters to encourage others to appreciate the natural world, beginning with their own backyard. Some lucky kids will be invited on stage to get up close and personal with some Aussie wildlife and take part in a fun enviro quiz. 'Ranger Stacey Thomson’ appears by arrangement with Claxton Speakers International.
Stacey Thomson -

Sophie Thomson - "Sophie's Patch"

One of Australia's most loved gardeners and a fabulous presenter Sophie author of Sophie's Patch will talk to audiences about "Sustainable Gardening" - covering the basics of how to make your backyard sustainable including composting, sustainable garden design, sustainable water use and plant selection, plant diversity, produce gardening and the use of sustainable gardening materials and gardening practices.  
Sophie Thomson -

Simon Bryant - "Tasting Australia & the Cook & The Chef"

From the Director of Tasting Australia, Author of Penguin Lantern and TV Presenter on ABC's 'The Cook and the Chef'. Simon will share his passion for cooking - you'll never see legumes and chick peas the same after seeing his inspirational cooking demonstration first hand! It's a must see! Hint: There is only one demonstration from Simon and it will be on the Saturday. Photo credit Adelaide Now
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“The Wipe out Waste Wizard” - The Wipe Out Wizard - KESAB Environmental Solutions

Presented by KESAB. The amazing Wipe out Waste Wizard uses, magic, special effects and lots of laughs to demonstrate the best ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Children from the audience will become the stars of the show as they help the wizard demonstrate our 3 bin system! Three shows each day.
“The Wipe out Waste Wizard” - The Wipe Out Wizard - KESAB Environmental Solutions

Plastic Recycling in Australia - Closing the Loop

Presented by Robbie Westly from Replas Recycled Plastic Products. Offering a sustainable alternative and providing long-lasting solutions. Hear about how we all can help close the loop on recycling in Australia and what opportunities are coming out of China’s ban on waste imports.
Plastic Recycling in Australia - Closing the Loop

Recycle Fashion Show

Presented by Dulcie's Shop for Real Opportunity. Where the old becomes new again, take a seat and revel in the fact that someone's old dress becomes someone's new dress, or, what was once an old fashioned accessory has now become the height of fashion again. This will be a show stopper. Only one show per day!
Recycle Fashion Show

Earthship

Presented by Dr Martin Freney. An Earthship is a self-sufficient home with a naturally comfortable temperature - no air-con needed. It can be totally disconnected from the power, water and sewerage grids. It grows food indoors, and the walls are made of car tyres! The question is could you live in one? Join Martin and hear all about these delightful little compact homes.
Earthship

Big Australia, Small Planet

Presented by Dr James Ward from Sustainable Population Australia. Dr Ward is Associate Head of School: Teaching & Learning School of Natural & Built Environments and will present on the environmental impact of population and per-capita consumption levels. The relationship between these factors is complex and strangely divisive. This talk will explore some of the difficulties we encounter when we try to discuss population and consumption.
Big Australia, Small Planet

Bee Hotels and Restaurants

Presented by Dr Katja Hogendoorn from University of Adelaide. This talk will cover the why and how of making a native bee hotel, what species you can expect and, importantly, why adding a bee restaurant will make your customers return.
Bee Hotels and Restaurants

Building with Hempcrete

Presented by Joe D'Alo from The Hemp Building Company. If you are interested in building an energy efficient home then you won't want to miss Joe D'Alo from The Hemp Building Company present 'Building with Hempcrete'. Joe's philosophy is simple 'conscious' building should combine the beauty of a carefully considered design with smart natural materials and a consideration for occupant health. With his work featured in Habitus Living Home Beautiful and green magazine you need to pull up a chair at this presentation for your chance to hear from one of Australia's hemp building and design experts.
Building with Hempcrete

Australian Wildlife

Presented by Animals Anonymous. Always a huge favourite, with audience participation and interaction you can get close and personal with native animals, the fury, the fluffy and the scaly! Back by popular demand and hosting one show per day in the Jubilee Pavilion.
Australian Wildlife

1800 Reasons to use a waterless toilet

Presented by Kym Berry from Ecoflo. Each year a typical home contaminates and flushes 35,000 litres of drinking water down the toilet and into sewers. Ecoflo composting toilets do not need water, conserving this precious resource and saving you money in the process.
1800 Reasons to use a waterless toilet

Bugs N Slugs

Presented by Kristen Messenger from Bugs N Slugs. Committed to providing hands on invertebrate and nature education for schools, kindergartens, universities, community groups, public events and cultural institutes in South Australia this engaging and fascinating presentation is fabulous for the young and the young at heart.
Bugs N Slugs

Make the Change

Presented by Liddy Dolman from Ecolateral. Hear the truth about our growing waste issue and, more importantly, what we can all do about it. Discover the innovative products now available to dramatically reduce the one use plastic and other waste in your life.
Make the Change

100% Organic Cleaning

Presented by Tony Stoker from Probiotics Solutions. Since the dawn of time we have been cleaning with probiotics. See how you can turn every room into its own eco cleaning system!
100% Organic Cleaning

Eco Parenting in a Modern World

Presented by Laura Trotta, Eco Living Educator. Tips and strategies for eco parenting in a modern world. Whether it's using cloth nappies or managing screen time, we can all eco parent to the best of our ability, without the green guilt.
Eco Parenting in a Modern World

Protecting our Sanctuaries

Presented by Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary. Arkaroola, a 50-year conservation project, protects the rare and endemic plants and animals found in the northern Flinders Ranges and the region’s unique hot rocks geology and other unusual environments
Protecting our Sanctuaries

Worm Farming & Composting

Presented by Jason Weatherstone & Eric Nicholson from Permaculture SA. We will explain how to successfully set-up various composting systems around the home, including worm farming.
Worm Farming & Composting