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
While we are grateful every day for the support that has kept Reverse Garbage going for over 44 years, World Gratitude Day on 21 September reminds us to take stock and say thank you. We are grateful… for the amazing donations we receive every day. Ranging from the bizarre, random, and quirky to practical everyday … Continue reading Thank you one and all
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
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
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
Reverse Garbage was selected as a pilot site for Zero Waste Network’s Impact Measurement project, which seeks to measure and communicate the social, environmental and economic impacts of reuse and repair activity in the Sydney region As part of this project, Zero Waste Network has loaned us a pallet jack with a scale so we … Continue reading Giving weight to our purpose
This fantastic Circus Fun Fair themed 3D photo wall – made by our clever RG Creative team only from materials discovered in our Marrickville Centre – is up for sale! Measuring 2.4m W x 2.2m H x 60cm D, this installation features 3 face holes for photograph poses (magician, trapeze artist (with arm holes!) and … Continue reading Fun Fair Photo Wall Made By RG Up For Grabs!
The dates of our last series of mosaic workshops are out! If you’ve joined us before (thanks!) or are discovering the art of mosaic for the first time, we welcome participants to join us in completing the mosaic yarning circle for the Yenmala Nura (“Walk Through Country”) Garden! No experience is necessary and you will … Continue reading Mosaic Workshops in February & March 2015
Just arrived: designer baby bags, usually retailing for $199 (!!), available from Reverse Garbage for $20 each! An everyday baby nappy bag that not only looks stylish, but is also practical in every way, the these handy bags are made from high quality PU leather and has everything a carer needs – masses of storage … Continue reading Product of the Week: Stylish Designer Baby Bags – just in!
The second stage of the creation of our Indigenous Storytelling Garden, the Yenmala Nura (‘Let’s Walk Through Country’) Garden, is underway! Thank you to volunteers who have spared their time to contribute to the mosaic pieces. The garden will soon feature a mosaic ‘yarning circle’ made from donated Reverse Garbage tiles and featuring various Aboriginal … Continue reading Mosaic Workshops at Reverse Garbage