The following information published on the Benalla Rural City website is likely to be of particular interest to members unable to get to the Benalla Landfill and Resource Recovery Centre, particularly those downsizing! "Small items can be disposed of at the Council's Customer Service Centre at a cost of $1 per item. These include the following items of e-waste - Toasters, Kettles, Mobile phones, Clock radios, Irons, Hairdryers, Drills, Saws, Laptops, Remote controls, Radios, ...Any similar sized electrical items" Source: http://www.benalla.vic.gov.au/Your-Community/Landfill-Waste-Recycling/E-waste
The human impact on our planet has, in recent times, become the concern of governments and ordinary people world-wide and has resulted in many questions about the sustainability of our present lifestyle. This course aims to explore topics such as global warming and climate change, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, clean energy options, the challenge of population growth, sustainable agricultural practices, water use, sustainable use of resources, sustainable and energy efficient building design and various economic and lifestyle issues. From time to time we might also focus on the politics of climate change – a topic that can hardly be ignored. Our sessions during the year will examine different aspects of these major topics with a focus on looking towards a sustainable future. No prior knowledge of these topics is required just a general interest in the issues around climate change and sustainability. With discussion of these topics throughout the year you will find that you become better informed about these issues.
1st and 3rd Friday
10 am to 12 midday
U3A Meeting Room 1
Convenors and contact details
0474 936 460
Renewable Energy Benalla - website
Economists for Equity and the Environment
The Future Economy
Population Matters-For A Sustainable Future
Strathbogie Voices Seminars on Climate Change in Euroa (YouTube)
Frank Dunin's paper 'Fire reduces water harvest from Melbourne's water supply catchments'.
Frank Dunin's response 'Chemistry Lesson for Scott Morrison'