Win a class in/excursion this Christmas


We are challenging OOSH/vacation care and early childhood centres to choose to reuse this Christmas. To enter, your group must make a reuse Christmas tree for the classroom. Size does not matter, make it as big or as small as you want. The key criteria is that everything must be made out of reuse resources, … Continue reading Win a class in/excursion this Christmas

Measuring the benefits of reuse


Reuse Immersive – Reverse Garbage, Salvos and King Cotton Charitable Recycling Australia hosted a reuse immersive at Reverse Garbage on Wednesday 2 November 2022. 50 key government policy makers and council stakeholders came to hear the Monash University presentation on the headline findings from the ARC Research on Measuring the Benefits of Reuse in the Circular Economy. Most also attended … Continue reading Measuring the benefits of reuse

Opening at a new location with a new CEO


Media release: 19 January 2022 ‘New’ is a dirty word at creative reuse centre, Reverse Garbage, but they’ve made an exception for their new location and new CEO. On Monday, 24 January 2022, Reverse Garbage will open its doors at its new, fit-for-purpose warehouse at 30 Carrington Rd Marrickville, after 46 years in its war-time … Continue reading Opening at a new location with a new CEO

Apply to be part of our first REcreate Market


Applications now closed – amazing response thank you! Are you a REcreator? Do you transform objects from discarded to coveted? Useless to useful? Ugly to beautiful? We are looking for REcreators who would like to run a stall at our first REcreate Market. Reverse Garbage will be hosting the ‘REcreate Market’ between 9am and 3pm, … Continue reading Apply to be part of our first REcreate Market

Write us a bush style poem, tune or song


Bush Music Club and Reverse Garbage have long been neighbours at Addison Road Community Centre. To honour this long association, The Bush Music Club would like to invite the community to create a commemorative work for Reverse Garbage in the form of a poem, ballad, or song. Brief: To write a poem, ballad, or song … Continue reading Write us a bush style poem, tune or song

Reverse Garbage finds a new home


Media release After 46 years at the Addison Road Community Centre in Marrickville Sydney’s oldest sustainability enterprise, Reverse Garbage, is moving. From early 2022, the much-loved community reuse hub will be located in a new, fit-for-purpose warehouse space at 30 Carrington Rd Marrickville, at the centre of the inner west suburb’s creative heartland.   CEO … Continue reading Reverse Garbage finds a new home

Sustainable shopping centre installations for Summer


More than 90% of the materials used to make Marrickville Metro Shopping Centre’s astounding summer decorations came from creative reuse centre, Reverse Garbage. Bottle tops, plastic cutlery, bra cups, polystyrene, fabric samples and hessian coffee sacks that were discarded by their first owner and would go straight to landfill if it weren’t for Reverse Garbage, … Continue reading Sustainable shopping centre installations for Summer