How an artist approaches a visit to RG


Aaron McGarry is a visual artist working primarily in sculpture and site-specific installations – and a Reverse Garbage shopper. His art reflects his concern about our environmental and social impacts on the world around us. In keeping with this, much of his work is created from found materials and upcycled resources, brilliantly reimagined into new … Continue reading How an artist approaches a visit to RG

The buzz on bees wax wraps


Beeswax wraps aren’t just a great alternative to single use plastics, they’re also magic at keeping foods fresher for longer. They’re perfect for:  Keeping loaves of sourdough bread fresh in humid weather Wrapping herbs like coriander and basil – they keep their colour for much longer and wilt less in the fridge Preventing ginger from … Continue reading The buzz on bees wax wraps

New wheels means there’s no stopping our sustainability education program


With a new education van, there’s no stopping Reverse Garbage from taking our sustainability education program to even more schools across the Inner West and beyond. With the help of votes from our amazing community, Reverse Garbage was successful in obtaining $35,000 in the 2018 round of the Community Building Partnership grants offered by Jo … Continue reading New wheels means there’s no stopping our sustainability education program

Children are the future – our messages are reaching them


A glimpse at the children’s placard messages at the recent climate change marches makes it clear they are very aware of their environment and want to be involved in taking care of it. This was a very rewarding moment for us – especially when we saw that many of the placards were made from reuse resources!  Reverse … Continue reading Children are the future – our messages are reaching them