Welcome

Reverse Garbage is Australia’s largest creative reuse centre, committed to diverting resources from landfill – approximately 35,000 cubic metres or 100 football fields worth per year.

Reverse Garbage was established in 1974 by a group of teachers who were determined to help the environment by diverting industrial discards from landfill and by reusing materials in their classrooms.

Almost 40 years later, Reverse Garbage is now an internationally recognised, award-winning environmental co-operative committed to promoting sustainability through the reuse of resources available at its Marrickville warehouse, as well as providing support to other community, creative and educational organisations. This support is often in the form of donated materials, service-in-kind or small financial sponsorships.

Our Reverse Garbage Warehouse is open to the public 7 days a week (click here for our location and operating hours) to purchase a variety of reusable materials and resources at considerably discounted prices. We also offer a range of tours and educational workshops for students tailored to different ages, abilities and needs.

We look forward to welcoming you at our Reverse Garbage Marrickville site! For any enquiries please contact us on 02 9569 3132 or email us at info@reversegarbage.org.au

View latest items available at: www.facebook.com/RevGarb

Otherwise, please  download our Android app (iPhone/iPad app coming soon) below:

Reverse Garbage Android App

ReConsidered LogoReConsidered is a new Reverse Garbage enterprise and shop space featuring a range of unique interior décor and furnishings, sustainable art works and a range of other… curiosities. It is at 167 Regent Street, Redfern and open Tuesday to Saturday from 10-5pm.

Website: www.reversegarbage.org.au/reconsidered

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/reconsideredRG

Phone: 02 8399 0129    Email:  info@reconsidered.org.au

Great Hall currently available for hire

ARCC Great Hall available for hire, click above.

Winner NSW Business Chamber Awards

Reverse Garbage double winner at NSW Business Chamber Awards

Winner, Runner Up and Finalist in 2012 Target Sustainability Awards.

Winner, Runner Up and Finalist in 2012 Target Sustainability Awards.

225 thoughts on “Welcome

  1. Hi guys great job & I wish you every success. There is an enormous amount of unnecessary waste these days. By any chance have you come across or have a horse ‘manequin’, ie a large staue horse used in stage sets?

  2. Hi there!

    Just wanting to know if you have any large
    Sheets of white cork flute in at the moment?
    I think that’s what it’s called..

    Thanks!

    • Hi Kim, we have lots of corflute available at the moment, some in larger sizes which are old posters/signs that are blank on the reverse. Many thanks, RG

  3. It is good to hear that waste and landfill problems are being tackled and that garbage issues are not being swept under the carpet. This is a subject which seldom gets an airing in pubilc, so it is good to read this article. Thanks for this.

  4. We are a group of volunteers and opening a new scheme in our community.
    Your site provided us with valuable info to work on.
    You have done a formidable job and our entire community will be grateful to you.

    • Hi keyword2
      I currently do volunteer work and receive Newstart Allowance. Will your organisation be recognized by Centrelink?
      Thank you.

      • Hi Ethel – we do! To discuss your situation and volunteering at Reverse Garbage please contact us on 02 9596 3132.

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