Green Savvy Sunday at the Old Bus Depot Markets

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The Old Bus Depot Markets have gone green!  ClimateXchange will there together with many Canberra organisations and businesses participating in the inaugural Green Savvy Sunday at Canberra’s national award winning markets, the Old Bus Depot Markets on Sunday 17 October.

Above: Bag from recycled materials (photo courtesy of Old Bus Depot Markets)

“Green Savvy Sunday is a great opportunity for climateXchange to reach out to the broader community in Canberra and let them know what we do,” said climateXchange co-founder Marea Fatseas.

“We applaud the Old Bus Depot Markets for taking the initiative to organize Green Savvy Sunday, and hope that it will be a great success and become an annual event,” she continued. “It’s also great that the Markets are making the event and future activities more sustainable by installing solar panels”.

Besides climateXchange, which provides a one-stop website for information and views on local climate change and sustainability solutions, other organisations, groups and businesses exhibiting at Green Savvy Sunday include:

  • ACT Dept of the Environment – information on how the Government is involved in sustainability.
  • ACT NO WASTE- what the ACT Government is doing in sustainability for waste management.
  • SEE Change – supports and inspires people to act in a sustainable way.
  • Australian nappy Network – Reusable cloth nappies.
  • Australian Ethical Investments and Superannuation – for environmental and socially responsible investing.
  • Enjo — chemical free cleaning system.
  • Greenhouse Emporium — a one-stop shop in Fyshwick for the householders green needs including solar power, irrigation, rainwater tanks, garden equipment.
  • Nick Mayo — Canberra’s Sustainable House.
  • OzHarvest Canberra — Leftover food collection and distribution.
  • Molonglo Catchment Group  — Landcare: onground environmental projects and education.
  • Ecolour — Climate friendly, carbon neutral, non-toxic paints.
  • Southern ACT Catchment group — landcare information.
  • Cam Wilson — permaculture education and design.
  • Redbrow Garden — Eco-tourist retreat.
  • Robin Johnson — author of a book on sustainable gardening.

For more information on Green Savvy Sunday and for details of the speakers’ program, visit

Above: Organic food products (photo courtesy of Old Bus Depot Markets)

The details on this event are also in the climateXchange Calendar


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