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

10 things to make from a fabric sample book


Fabric sample books can send a creative mind spinning. The ‘ooohs and aahs’ abound at the sight of such beautiful fabrics perfectly colour coordinated in a neat little bundle, but are balanced by the more practical question of ‘what can I really make with such small pieces?’. Reverse Garbage regular, Celia from Fig Jam and … Continue reading 10 things to make from a fabric sample book

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

We’re hiring casual education officers


We are urgently seeking additional casual educators for the upcoming school holiday period, (particularly the week of Monday, 8 October to Sunday, 14 October), as well as future school holiday periods. Started by teachers in 1974, Reverse Garbage is still focussed on sustainability education – and we need help to meet the demand. We provide … Continue reading We’re hiring casual education officers

They’re calling on you… and you answered


Reverse Garbage has partnered up with Taronga Zoo to call on you to donate your old mobile phones, chargers, tablets and digital cameras to help the gorillas – and you answered. Last week, RG Creative Director, Kirsten Junor, visited the gorillas and Taronga’ Darcie Carruthers to deliver the 24 phones and an Ipad donated by … Continue reading They’re calling on you… and you answered

We welcome our new CEO


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The RG team is pleased to welcome Naomi Brennan as CEO. With significant experience in the not-for-profit sector, or ‘not-for-loss’ as she prefers to call it, Naomi’s skillset will prove valuable as Reverse Garbage navigates quite a  critical time for the organisation. Thankfully, she’s up for the challenge, having conquered a few in her career. … Continue reading We welcome our new CEO