National Op Shop Week raises awareness of the importance of supporting your local op shop to help your local community and the environment. This year National Op Shop Week will run from Sunday 27th August to Saturday 2nd September 2017.
Australia Wide Events
Salvos Stores & eco-stylist, Faye De Lanty is running free Style Revivalist sessions where you can learn the basics of being eco chic with simple tips to customise your clothes, how to save money and op shop like a stylist.
Townsville – Monday 7th August @ 10am – Currajong Salvos Store, 2/216-230 Woolcock Street
Brisbane – Monday 14th August @10am – Red Hill Salvos Store, 80 Glenrosa Road
Gold Coast – Monday 14th August @ 2pm – Nerang Salvos Store, Shops 4-5 23-25 Station Street
Illawarra – Monday 28th August @ 10am – Wollongong Salvos Store, 48 Kenny Street
Western Sydney – Monday 28th August @ 2pm – Minchinbury Salvos Store, 4 Archbold Road
Hunter – Tuesday 29th August @ 10am – Newcastle Salvos Store,900 Hunter Street
Central Coast – Tuesday 29th August @ 2pm – W. Gosford Salvos Store,30B Central Coast Hwy
Eastern Sydney – Wednesday 30th August @ 10am – St Peters Salvos Store,7 Bellevue Street
ACT – Friday 1st September @ 2pm – Phillip Salvos Store, Shop 7 Phillip Market Place
Salvos Stores and Faye De Lanty have teamed up with Wardrobe Crisis author Clare Press for a three-day event. The event includes a Salvos Curated exhibition, pop up store and upcycling workshops, and will run from August 31st to September 2nd.
Kira Simpson is an environmentalist and sustainability educator. She started The Green Hub in 2015 and has since grown to become one of Australia’s largest education platforms dedicated to helping people live a more sustainable life, talking about the big environmental issues like climate change, plastic pollution, and fast fashion – showing people how they can have an impact through their own small daily actions and how to be part of the bigger environmental movement.