Thursday, 4 November 2010

Belconnen Festival Op-Swap

ACT otherWISE is hosting a GIANT OP-SWAP and recycling drop-off at the Belconnen Community Festival on Saturday 13 November 2010. The Festival is at Margaret Timpson Park (35 Benjamin Way, Belconnen) between 10am and 5pm.

HOW WILL THE SWAP WORK?

Bring clothes, books and other swappable items to the Festival and exchange them for something else. Come by any time between 10am-5pm.

There is no minimum on what you can donate, but we ask that if you have bulky items, or you're unsure whether something is appropriate, please get in touch first.

CANNOT ATTEND THE FESTIVAL?

If you cannot attend the Festival, but would still like to contribute, you can drop your items off any time at the ACT Conservation Council (17 Childers St Acton - next to Street Theatre). There is a marked box just inside the front door.

DON'T HAVE ANYTHING TO DONATE?

Not a problem - just bring a donat ion to help cover the costs of running the event.

PRIZE DRAW

Everybody who donates something in the lead up to the Festival, or brings something to swap on the day, will go in the draw for a fantastic prize.

HOW WILL THE RECYCLING DROP-OFF WORK?

We are collecting mobile phones (and accessories), printer cartridges and batteries. Just bring them to our stall and we'll send them away to be recycled free of charge.

MORE INFORMATION

Contact ACT otherWISE Project Officer Scott Walker by email on otherwise@consact.org.au or leave a message at 6229 3211

Lifted directly from Conservation Council Newsletter, November 2010.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Update from the Organiser:

To make the event more rewarding, we've added a registration period so that most items will arrive at the same time and you will have more choice of items when swapping starts.

Bring portable items to the swap site for registration between 10am and 12pm. Items will be sorted and you will given a number of tokens equivalent to the number of items presented. Special items may attract additional tokens. Swapping will begin at 12:15pm when you surrender your tokens for items.

If you cannot make the registration period, you can still bring and swap items throughout the day, but please only do this if you must.

We've also increased the list of items that can be dropped off for recycling:
- mobile phones and accessories
- cameras and accessories (film and digital cameras)
- printer and toner cartridges
- batteries (single use and rechargeable)
- wine and champagne corks (natural and synthetic)