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Reverse Garbage finds a new home


Media release After 46 years at the Addison Road Community Centre in Marrickville Sydney’s oldest sustainability enterprise, Reverse Garbage, is moving. From early 2022, the much-loved community reuse hub will be located in a new, fit-for-purpose warehouse space at 30 Carrington Rd Marrickville, at the centre of the inner west suburb’s creative heartland.   CEO … Continue reading Reverse Garbage finds a new home

Sustainable shopping centre installations for Summer


More than 90% of the materials used to make Marrickville Metro Shopping Centre’s astounding summer decorations came from creative reuse centre, Reverse Garbage. Bottle tops, plastic cutlery, bra cups, polystyrene, fabric samples and hessian coffee sacks that were discarded by their first owner and would go straight to landfill if it weren’t for Reverse Garbage, … Continue reading Sustainable shopping centre installations for Summer

Bringing new meaning to ‘plastic surgery’


Never underestimate the power of a Facebook comment. When Shari Meyer commented on our Facebook post about extraordinary dresses made from hospital Kimguard she probably wasn’t expecting to lead to finding a reuse for the kilos of plastic rescued at her workplace. Shari is part of the Green Team at St George Private Hospital where … Continue reading Bringing new meaning to ‘plastic surgery’

Kids Holiday fun at Reverse Garbage – Book now!


Reverse Garbage’ public workshops are educational, affordable and focused on sustainability and creative reuse. Book a workshop today.

ZERO WASTE Children’s Parties


Invite us to your birthday party and we’ll run an activity suitable for your theme and your guests’ age group. We can bring our giant loose parts play kit or our reuse resources so guests can make their own party hats and decorations, create their own unique piece of  junk jewellery, tinker with tools, design … Continue reading ZERO WASTE Children’s Parties

Sustainability and Creative Reuse Professional Development for VET Early Childhood Students


This Professional Development is designed and priced for students of Early Childhood Education to explore the areas of waste reduction, recycling, creative reuse and STEM. This condensed version of our ‘Sustainability and Reuse’ PD program was designed to fit into a VET lesson timetable. The session includes a warehouse tour, professional development session and exploration … Continue reading Sustainability and Creative Reuse Professional Development for VET Early Childhood Students