Welcome to Reverse Garbage!

Tinkering Workshops  11 & 12 April 2017

9.30am – 3.30pm

For students 10 years +

Join us for one, or both, of our Tinkering Workshops during the  April school holidays.

Reuse Tinker Lab – Electrickery

Learn all about circuits and electronics while you build and solder your own circuits the beep and flash. Participants will be given the opportunity to make their own up-cycled creation including their circuit and materials from the Reverse Garbage warehouse.

Tickets may be purchased here: Reuse Tinker Lab – Electrickery

Reuse Tinker Lab –  E-waste Art: Deconstruction and Reconstruction

Give an old gadget a new life as you take it apart, discover the inner workings and then use the bits to create a new object: sculptural, wearable or functional.

Tickets may be purchased here: Reuse Tinker Lab – E-waste Art


WHo are we?

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.

Reverse Garbage is committed to diverting resources from landfill – each year we accept approximately 35,000 cubic metres or 100 football fields of items which may otherwise end up in the bin.

40 years on 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 sponsorship.

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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.

For more than 40 years Reverse Garbage has been operated and managed by dedicated staff and volunteers. If you are interested in contributing your time or joining our staff team, we are interested in hearing from you! Please have a look at  About Us.

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

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