ABC RADIO SYDNEY, WAR ON WASTE CLOTHES SWAP
Aug
4
9:00 AM09:00

ABC RADIO SYDNEY, WAR ON WASTE CLOTHES SWAP

After the success of last year’s War on Waste Clothes Swap, we are back and bigger than ever, PLUS this year we’re asking for kid’s clothes, toys and books.

With War on Waste Season 2 returning to ABC TV and iview on Tuesday 24 July, it’s time to raid your wardrobe and join Simon Marnie and the Saturday Breakfast team for a morning of sustainable fashion and fun in conjunction with The Clothing Exchange.

You can take part in workshops to up your eco-friendly game, there’s a kid’s corner to keep the little ones entertained, and the café will be serving coffee, cakes and sandwiches.

How to take part

Registrations are essential and will open Thursday 19 July.

Event information

Date: Saturday 4 August

Venue: ABC Ultimo Centre, 700 Harris St, Ultimo

Bring: up to 4 items of clothing

Kids: bring up to 5 items

Event times

Registration: 9am sharp

Workshops: 9am – 11am

Clothes Swap: 11am – 1pm

Live broadcast with Simon Marnie: 11am - 12pm

The ABC Café Auntie Knows Best will be on hand to provide your Saturday morning coffee so make sure you bring your reusable cup. They also make great sandwiches and poke bowls, and word on the street is that their caramel slice is amazing.

 

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The War on Waste Clothes Swap - Supported by ABC Hobart & City of Hobart
Aug
4
10:00 AM10:00

The War on Waste Clothes Swap - Supported by ABC Hobart & City of Hobart

ABC Radio Hobart and the City of Hobart are teaming up with the Clothing Exchange to fight the war on waste!

Join us and play your own part in the fight as the ABC's Craig Ruecassel looks to take on Australia's biggest waste issues again in a second three-part documentary TV series. 

The City of Hobart is also tackling our city's waste issues head on, with aims to achieve zero waste in Hobart by increasing recycling programs and reducing waste disposal.

On Saturday 4 August we’re asking you to slow down your fast fashion by joining the City of Hobart and ABC Radio Hobart for a free War on Waste Clothes Swap.

Did you know that 6 tonnes of clothing are thrown out every 10 minutes? We’re on a mission to learn how, together, we can all do something about textile and fashion waste.

So, raid your wardrobe and join us to do your bit for the environment and have some fun at our free clothes swap.  

We're calling for both women and men to get involved and update your wardrobe in a way that's great for the environment - and for free! This is your chance to become a Tassie war on waste warrior, so get a group together with your partners, mum, dad, bothers, sisters and friends and register today

How to take part

Registrations are essential. Please ensure you register before Friday 3 August to take part in this great event. 

Please make sure you’ve read the rules of the Clothes Swap before you register.

Event information

Date: Saturday 4 August

Venue: Hobart Town Hall

Check in: 10–11:30am

Clothes Swap: 12pm–2pm

Get in early to check in your items and be ready for when the Clothes Swap doors open at 12pm. Grab your War on Waste goodie bag from the ABC Radio Hobart team and enjoy a Saturday morning coffee from 10am.

New to clothes swaps? When you check your clothes in at the door at 10am you will receive buttons to use as currency once the swap opens at 12pm. Participants can take one item for each button they receive and there will be swap volunteers to assist. 

Clothes Swap rules – please read before registering

• You can bring up to six items. If you have extra items, you’ll be asked to choose which ones you plan to swap

• We will only accept quality adult clothing (clean, well presented and undamaged with a long potential lifespan) which you would be happy to give to a friend

• We welcome all good quality adult clothing - men's and women's accessories, daywear, eveningwear, and sportswear of all sizes

• Items we won’t accept: swimmers, sleepwear, underwear or children's wear

• To make this swap extra memorable we encourage clothes which are locally made, designer, vintage, and fabulous, in one way or another

• 1 item = 1 swapping token. When you’re ready to leave just take your new goodies to the volunteers and they’ll check your items and sign you out

• If two of you see the same item and both of you want it we’ll do a coin toss and let fate decide

• Any left over clothing will be donated to the Red Cross

More info on how Clothes Swaps work

Visit http://www.events.clothingexchange.com.au/guidelines/

More info on War on Waste

War on Waste airs on ABC TV and iview from Tuesday 24 July 2018. 

You can listen in to ABC Radio Hobart for more in-depth discussions and stories throughout the season.

Visit the War on Waste website for more information.

 

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Kids toy, sporting goods and musical instrument swap!
Aug
11
11:00 AM11:00

Kids toy, sporting goods and musical instrument swap!

Are your kid's toys lying around unused? Do you have a musical instrument gathering dust or sporting equipment that your children have outgrown or didn't ever use? Swap them for something new!

The Clothing Exchange, Sydney have partnered up with Lane Cove Council to bring you this very unique and practical kids toy, sporting goods and musical instrument swap on Saturday the 11th of August.

This swap is for ages 7-15 years.

When: Saturday 11 August

Time: Check in 11:00am - 11:45am.

           Swap 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where: Lane Cove Plaza

10 - 27, Burns Bay Rd, Lane Cove 2066

This is a Free Event

Bookings essential - Register here

Conditions:

  • Bring up to six quality items that are clean and undamaged.
  • Drop them off between 11:00am – 11:45am. You will be given one token for each item that you bring.
  • The swap starts at 12:00pm sharp. Participants will be allowed into the swap area and can choose any items. You can take one item for each token that you receive - e.g. if you bring four items you will get four tokens and can take up to four 'new' items.
  • Once you've chosen your 'new' items, a swap volunteer will take your tokens at the exit. Take your new items home and enjoy!
  • We will not accept items that are dirty, torn, stained or in poor condition. We will not accept items in bulk -- this is for up to six good quality items that are swapped for other items, not for items being dropped off for charity.
  • At the conclusion of the swap any remaining items will be donated to charity.

 

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What She Swaps
Jul
5
6:00 PM18:00

What She Swaps

The Clothing Exchange has partnered with OXFAM Australia to share the ‘What She Makes’ message for a high impact clothing swap on July 5th, 2018.

The collaborative initiative is designed to bring consumer awareness to the working conditions female garment workers experience and allow you the opportunity to sign the pledge for big brands to pay a fairer working wage.

While these household brands are enjoying big revenues, women making our clothes are trapped in a cycle of poverty, paid as little as 39 cents (AU) an hour. As a swapper you will be able to learn how you can support a fairer fashion future and walk away with fashionable new additions to your wardrobe guilt free!

To make this swap extra memorable, bring up to six items that are locally made, designer, vintage or fabulous, in one way or another. Please research the campaign company tracker here and avoid swapping these low rated brands. And lastly, make sure you are emotionally detached from the items, as anything left over will be collected by the Red Cross.

Amazing reasons to attend!:

1) Sign the pledge and support fairer working conditions for female garment workers

2) Refresh your wardrobe with up to 6 new items! – for only $25.00

3) Enjoy a fun and unique way to shop/swap in a stunning venue with like-minded savvy swappers! 

Purchase tickets here

Date: Thursday 5 July 2018

Time: 6:00pm Check-in opens

6:45pm Swapping begins

Location: The Stables – Meat Market, 5 Blackwood Street, North Melb

Ticket: $25.00 - purchase online now 

Speakers: Jessica Wheelock – OXFAM & Nadia Foti – Teacher/Designer

Together, we can tackle poverty in the fashion industry. Attend this event, show your support and sign the pledge.

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Free Hobart Clothes Swap – supported by the Hobart City Council
May
20
1:00 PM13:00

Free Hobart Clothes Swap – supported by the Hobart City Council

The Clothing Exchange is proud to host a Free Hobart Clothes Swap in collaboration with the Hobart City Council this Mother’s Day.

Did you know that 6 tonnes of clothing are thrown out every 10 minutes? Let’s slow this down and have fun at the same time!

The Clothing Exchange invites people to bring the clothes they value but no longer wear to exchange for those they will. Participants are encouraged to bring six garments or accessories to exchange using buttons as currency. Participants can take one item for each button they receive and there are swap volunteers to assist.

Date: Sunday 13 May 2018

Bring: Up to six items of clothing

Venue: Hobart Town Hall

Check-in: 1.00pm - 2.00pm

Clothing Swap:  2.00pm – 4:00pm

This is a free event but bookings are essential – email waste@hobartcity.com.au to book. 

 

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Melbourne - A Swapping Revolution, as part of Fashion Revolution Week 2018
Apr
29
11:00 AM11:00

Melbourne - A Swapping Revolution, as part of Fashion Revolution Week 2018

The Clothing Exchange is proud to partner with The Global Fashion Exchange & Fashion Revolution Australia / NZ to host a clothing swap during Fashion Revolution Week 2018. Through this collaboration, we will achieve the ultimate goal of saving 1 million pounds of clothing from landfill

To achieve this massive goal we need you swappers to join us on Sunday April 29th at The Space Dance & Arts Centre for our high impact swap, A Swapping Revolution. Swapping is a clever and thrifty way to update your wardrobe and save you dollars as well as making the world a better place. If you have good quality garments you once loved but are no longer your favourites, this is the perfect opportunity to find them a new home. 

To make this swap extra memorable, bring up to six items that are locally made, designer, vintage or fabulous, in one way or another. Just make sure you are emotionally detached from the item, as any items left over will go to charity.

Tickets are available online for $25, and 10% of ticket sales will be donated to Fashion Revolution so they can continue to transform the fashion industry to be a force for good.   

Date: Sunday 29th April

Tickets: $25 (online or at the door)

Bring: Up to six items of clothing

Venue: The Space Dance & Arts Centre, (Upstairs) 318 Chapel St (enter via Carlton St), Prahran, 3181

Check-in: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Clothing Swap: 11.30 am

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

We will be announcing more details closer to the date so stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates!

 

 

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NORTH SYDNEY COUNCIL
Nov
24
6:00 PM18:00

NORTH SYDNEY COUNCIL

  • Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

LADIES CLOTHES SWAP PARTY by NORTH SYDNEY COUNCIL

It's our favourite time of year!

Ladies, do you have clothes & accessories you like, but no longer wear, that you would like to swap?

Our swap party is a fun and free way to liven up your wardrobe, help the environment, save money by swapping not shopping.

Just bring along six items, near new or in good condition at 6pm for registration, collecting, sorting, to collect your swap tokens and mingle with the other swappers and enjoy a drink and nibbles before the swap begins around 7pm.

If you haven't been to a swap before or need a reminder about how things work, check out our tips for events here

We're looking forward to seeing you at the swap! 

Event information

Date: Friday 24th November

Bring: Up to six items of clothing

Venue: 

Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability

2 Balls Head Drive
Waverton
New South Wales 2060

Free Event

Check-in: 6.00 - 7.00pm

Clothes Swap: 7.00 - 8.00pm

REGISTER FOR THE FREE EVENT HERE

 

 

 

 

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