22.08.17

National Op-shop Week 2017

Kira Simpson

What is National Op Shop Week?

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

Sydney Event

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.

Story Via Salvos Stores

Image source Everlane

Kira Simpson

Kira Simpson is a sustainability activist, climate optimist and founder, and editor of The Green Hub. Her own sustainable living journey began five years ago when she realised our choices matter. What we eat, where we shop, what we wear, how we live, these choices have the power to shape the kind of world we want to live in. Since launching The Green Hub in 2016 she has grown the blog to become a platform for sustainable fashion and conscious living helping people make lifestyle choices which are kinder to the planet.