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Art in Reverse – Creative Art Adult Workshops


Working in collaboration with Artist Vivienne Dadour, Reverse Garbage is excited to announce the availability of new adult art workshops entitled ‘Art in Reverse’. Utilising the interesting and diverse range of reuse materials at Reverse Garbage’s Marrickville site, participants will use a collection of reuse items to use as a still life for a series … Continue reading Art in Reverse – Creative Art Adult Workshops

Movember Road at ARCC to support Movember!


A first for Australia, The Addison Road Community Centre is now home to ‘Movember Road’ in support of the Movember event which aims to raise vital funds and awareness of men’s health issues, specifically prostate cancer and mental health. The new Marrickville Council street sign for Movember Road was installed and unveiled at the Centre … Continue reading Movember Road at ARCC to support Movember!

TAFE NSW choose reuse for the 16th Annual PAVE Gala, New York


It was a pleasure to meet with TAFE NSW Visual Merchandising Students who toured and shopped for reuse materials at Reverse Garbage last week. The students will be participating in the upcoming 16th Annual PAVE Gala in New York city and will exhibit, as part of the Gala Gallery Project, accessory items they have made from reuse … Continue reading TAFE NSW choose reuse for the 16th Annual PAVE Gala, New York

Reverse Garbage FREE Creative Reuse Workshops


It is time to book into one of the 4 FREE workshops on offer at Reverse Garbage these school holidays. These workshops are most suitable for children 5-12 years and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants have fun, develop skills and walk away with one or more completed projects – all for the price of turning … Continue reading Reverse Garbage FREE Creative Reuse Workshops

FRANS For Art’s Sake – Anonymous Art Exhibition & Fundraiser


FRANS, a Sydney-based non-profit organisation who supports  people living with disabilities and their families/carers, is holding its annual For Art’s Sake exhibition and fundraiser, 30 October 2012. In its fourth year, For Art’s Sake is the charity’s exciting annual fundraising initiative, highlighting the unique and inspired contributions that all people make towards Sydney’s creative community, as well as drawing attention to the invaluable … Continue reading FRANS For Art’s Sake – Anonymous Art Exhibition & Fundraiser

Reverse Garbage Wins Double at NSW Business Chamber Awards


Friday 7 September 2012: Reverse Garbage, Australia’s largest creative reuse organisation, was a double winner at last night’s inaugural 2012 NSW Business Chamber, Southern Sydney Regional Awards, taking home an award for Excellence in Business Ethics and Excellence in Sustainability. The Southern Sydney Regional Awards recognise and celebrate the success of business within Southern Sydney, with the … Continue reading Reverse Garbage Wins Double at NSW Business Chamber Awards

Reverse Garbage Supports Rev. Bill Crews Exodus Foundation


Reverse Garbage greatly appreciates the continued support we receive from our community and we love to be able to ‘give back’ whenever we can. So we were very ‘chuffed’ when Rob from Rev. Bill Crew’s Exodus Foundation met with Narelle Mantlle, CEO of Reverse Garbage (and Nudl God!), to accept our donation of  winter jackets … Continue reading Reverse Garbage Supports Rev. Bill Crews Exodus Foundation

Welcome to Reverse Garbage


Reverse Garbage is Australia’s largest creative reuse centre, committed to diverting resources from landfill – approximately 30,000 cubic metres or 100 football fields worth per year. 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 … Continue reading Welcome to Reverse Garbage