We are part of a very active network of reuse centres and environmental organisations. If we can’t help you or accept your donation, maybe one of these groups can!
Helping people, governments and businesses reduce their impact on the environment, this not-for-profit organisation runs campaigns that focus on everything from ink cartridges to coffee grounds.
- Marrickville and Parramatta, NSW
- 02 9568 6280
Shopfronts in Marrickville and Parramatta sell second-hand furniture, appliances, household goods, salvaged building materials, bikes, books and more. The regular Repair Cafe sessions provide free assistance with dodgy electrical items, wobbly bikes and rickety timber furniture.
The site has been set up to make recycling easier for small businesses. It has information and contact details to help you recycle a vast array of materials including unwanted or broken machinery, light bulbs, car tyres, carpet underlay, foundry sand, pesticides and oil filters.
Members of this organisation can swap clothes online or at professionally hosted events across Australia.
This network represents Australia’s community recycling enterprises including tip shops, recycle shops, junk yards or resource recovery centres. Across the nation, these organisations work to reduce waste to landfill, create jobs and strengthen communities.
A free, not-for-profit mobile phone recycling program that accepts all brands and types of mobile phones, plus their batteries, chargers and accessories. Run by the Australian mobile phone industry as their official product stewardship program, this initiative ensures phones are recycled in a safe, secure and ethical way.
- Marrickville, NSW
- 0401 483 851
Palletable Furniture works with young people at risk of homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse and mental illness to design, build and sell furniture made from recycled timbers.
- 02 9757 4847
Working with businesses rather than consumers, this specialist group ensures that the sensitive nature of electronic waste materials is properly dealt with, promising ‘data sanitation’ and a certificate of destruction.
- NSW, ACT, Victoria and WA
A social enterprise that diverts waste mattresses from landfill by recovering the recyclable components including steel springs, foam, husks, fabric and timber. The work is done by people who typically experience barriers entering the open labour market.
- 1300 229 837
TechCollect is a free national recycling service for computers, computer accessories and televisions. Head to the website to find your nearest drop-off site.
- 1300 829 253
Operating nationally, this group collects and processes waste tyres in an efficient, environmentally sound and socially responsible manner. The recycled rubber they produce is used in playground surfaces, athletics tracks and more.