Waste reduction starts young

Parents-to-be and parents of babies and toddlers are invited to workshops in Warkworth and Wellsford this month, which will explain how to raise children with less impact on the environment.

The Waste Free Parenting Workshop, subsidised by Auckland Council, will be run by ‘waste free warrior’ Kate Meads.

Kate has been working with local councils for more than a decade. Initially, her role was to promote the use of modern cloth nappies and promote waste free parenting options, but she now facilitates seminars and presentations on reducing food waste and other waste topics.

“If we all do nothing because it seems like we are not making a difference, nothing will ever change and we have to question what legacy we will leave future generations,” Kate says.

The first workshop will be held at the Warkworth Town Hall on Tuesday February 25, from 6.30pm to 9pm. The Wellsford workshop will be held at the Old Wellsford Library on Thursday February 27.
Tickets start at $12.50, which includes a waste minimisation starter pack. Registrations essential.
Info: katemeads.co.nz