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Workshops, Talks & Tours

The City of Ryde Waste Department host a number of workshops, talks and tours for Ryde residents. Details of these events are posted on this page and updated closer to the event date.  

Composting and Worm Farming Workshop

Learn how to reduce up to 50% of your rubbish output, save money and reduce water consumption in the garden by setting up your own compost bin or worm farm.

  • Saturday 2 December - For more information or to book online, click here
Declutter Workshop

In this free workshop you will learn how to declutter, organise, sustainably eliminate, and successfully donate unnecessary clutter from your home with expert professional organiser.

  • Workshop dates will be posted closer to the event
Kitchen Gardening Workshop

Kitchen gardening is a great way to connect your food, plants and culture. Growing your commonly used herbs or vegetables does not only provide your family with fresh food and also reduces your carbon footprint. Come along to learn tips and tricks to create kitchen garden in your back yard or balcony.

  • Workshop dates will be posted closer to the event
Your Waste Adventure Tour

Residents of Ryde 18 years and above are invited on a free tour of Visy Materials Recycling Facility at Smithfield where materials from your yellow-lidded recycling bin are sorted. The tour will be followed up with a short presentation by City of Ryde staff and light afternoon tea. 

Ryde Repair and Restoration Workshops - New!

City of Ryde is partnering with Bower Reuse and Repair Centre to provide repair and restoration workshops. Residents are invited to bring their own items along such as a broken lamp, chair or a bike requiring repair, and technicians will demonstrate the process of repair and/or restoration to each participant.

  • Workshop dates will be posted closer to the event

More Information

For more information about City of Ryde Workshops, Talks and Tours please visit our Event Listings page or call Council's Customer Service on 9952 8222. 


Last updated on 20 September 2017