Collaborative Group Artwork For Kids Or Adults


Work with friends or family to build an artwork to give as a gift or as a team-building activity. Using Reverse Garbage’s unique reuse materials each member will receive a kit with instructions to create a part of an artwork. Individuals create their piece and return them. Our artist will then use the individual elements … Continue reading Collaborative Group Artwork For Kids Or Adults

Mail out craft activities and live classes


We have turned our education room into a recording studio and have taught ourselves how to ‘go live’. If you are looking for an activity that is good for the environment and will get the kids thinking creatively about reuse materials and how we can all be more sustainable then check out what we are … Continue reading Mail out craft activities and live classes

Isolation Kids Challenge #RGkidsISOchallenge


Attention parents! Looking for ways to keep your kids entertained during isolation? We are running a competition and we want to see your child’s arty reuse creations! So whilst stuck at home in isolation, get your kids to make something creative and arty out of waste or packaging they find around the house! It’s a … Continue reading Isolation Kids Challenge #RGkidsISOchallenge

OOSH / Vacation Care with Reverse Garbage – Spots available for the upcoming April 2020 school holidays


It’s business as usual for our school holiday programs and new spaces have become available due to shopping centre cancellations.  We understand that with museums, galleries and many other locations no longer available you might be looking for an inexpensive, sustainable activity to keep the children entertained. Naturally we are complying with all the recommendations … Continue reading OOSH / Vacation Care with Reverse Garbage – Spots available for the upcoming April 2020 school holidays

How to have a more environmentally friendly Easter hat parade


Small changes can make a big difference. One change you and your kids can make this Easter is to choose to reuse for the Easter hat parade.  Imagine this, hundreds of kids at your school are excited to participate in the yearly Easter hat parade. Each child creates a beautiful and unique piece of art … Continue reading How to have a more environmentally friendly Easter hat parade

The life of an education volunteer at Reverse Garbage


By Leslie Cheung, Year 11 student I remember the first day I volunteered to help out at a workshop at Reverse Garbage. I had almost no clue what I was doing and as I entered, I silently watched from the side as the educator explained the day’s activities and handed out instructions for the kids. … Continue reading The life of an education volunteer at Reverse Garbage

ABC Catalyst explores the benefits of risky play


We were excited to be invited to be a part of ABC Catalyst’s program on Risk which aired on Tuesday, 8 October. Presenter, Lily Serna, explored various ‘risky’ situations to explore how we assess how risky a decision or situation really is? And why are some people more likely to risk everything, while other consistently … Continue reading ABC Catalyst explores the benefits of risky play

Break loose from boring play


Loose parts play may not be a new idea but it’s a good one…for the children and for the planet when using reuse resources. Interest in the concept is experiencing a resurgence – perhaps because the educators emerging from tertiary studies are of an age where they themselves haven’t been exposed to this type of … Continue reading Break loose from boring play