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Geelong Circular Living Show & EV Show ‘n’ Shine

Start
30/04/2022 10:00 am
End
30/04/2022 1:00 pm
Address
Geelong Showgrounds, Breakwater Rd, Thomson VIC 3219   View map

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Join us for Geelong’s first Circular Living Show & EV Show n Shine, on Saturday 30 April @ Geelong Showgrounds!

FREE entry – gold coin donation welcome

Geelong Showgrounds, enter using Gate 2 on Breakwater Rd

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The Show ‘n’ Shine will display 15 zero emission vehicles (ZEVs). People can chat directly with local owners of almost all brands of EV including: Tesla, MG ZS, Nissan Leaf’s, Mercedes,  Hyundai’s Ionic 5 and Kona, the City’s Renault Kangoo van will be there and even a MG e-conversion. To encourage active travel, a range of e-bikes supplied by Bella eBike Hire and Good Cycles will be on show and available for test rides (weather permitting).

In the Agriculture Hall, 25 exhibitors will be showing people how they can reduce, reuse, upcycle and share things for a more circular and sustainable lifestyle.

  • Free energy advice will be provided by Geelong Sustainability, GreenLight, RACV Solar, Vortex Electrical and the City of Greater Geelong.

  • Food and gardening inspiration will be handed out by the Barwon Olive Barons, Geelong Organic Gardeners, Worm Lovers, Edible Landscapes, the Common Ground Project as well as the Geelong Seed Library.

  • Offering advice on waste and recycling will be Lids4Kids, Urban Upcycle, Geelong Sustainability, Zero Plastics Australia, Geelong Repair Cafe, Grovedale Toy Library/Party Hire Kit, Kev’s Upcycled Furniture as well as officers from the City of Greater Geelong and the Barwon South West Waste & Resource Recovery Group.

  • Showcasing circular products will be Tilly & Co Swimwear, Australian Cloth Nappy Rental and Broc The Kasbah Oz.

There’s also a diverse program of talks planned and a performance from the Geelong Climate Choir.

Time

Topic

Business

10.15am – 10.25am

Geelong Circular Living Challenge

Geelong Sustainability

10.30am – 10.50am

Intro to Cloth Nappies

Australian Cloth Nappy Rental

10.55am – 11.15pm

ICE – EV Conversion

Electric Dream Machine

11.20am – 11.40am

Home Composting

Worm Lovers

11.45am – 12.05pm

How to Lower Your Energy Bills

Vortex Electrical

12.10pm – 12.30pm

EV Mythbusting!

EV Choice

12.35pm – 12.55pm

How to Choose the Right Bicycle

Good Cycles

10.00am – 10.10am

Acknowledgement of Country

Geelong Climate Choir

10.20am – 10.55am

Choir performing between 10-11am

The inner self will be catered for also with hot food from the East Geelong Rotary Club and an onsite vintage coffee van.

This event if free to attend, with a gold coin donation appreciated

The Show is a waste free event, please bring a refillable water bottle, keep cup & shopping bag.
Also bring a mask to wear whilst in an EV plus a little cash to spend with merchants & for food/coffee.

This project is supported by the City of Greater Geelong through its Environment Sustainability grant program.

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