Reuse Centres are generally either community-based not-for-profit organsiations or 'tip shops'. They are great places too look for just about anything, including materials used in arts, crafts, home renovations and education. Some reuse centres also run educational workshops.
Re-use Centres in the AlburyCity Council area
Don't send your usable unwanted household items to the tip - drop them off at a Re-use Centre in your local area. Make your waste become someone else's treasure!
Re-use centres in your area.
Albury Waste Management Centre
Items collected: A re-use centre will form part of the planning process for the new transfer station scheduled to be implemented in the near future. A temporary re-use area has been established. The following is a list of some - not all - of the items we will generally accept at the reuse centre. Materials accepted are entirely down to weighbridge staff discretion #Toys - In excellent condition #Furniture - Household, indoor and outdoor, office, school - all in good condition. #Bikes, bike parts, wheels, springs and interesting bits and pieces. #Novelty and retail goods - excess stock Ceramics and glassware - in excellent condition, new or used.
Outside your Local Government Area
The following organisations may not have come up in the search results for your local area, but may still be in a relatively convenient location for you:
- Reverse Garbage (Marrickville, Sydney)
- Reverse Garbage (Woolloongabba, Brisbane)
- Reverse Art Truck (Ringwood, Melbourne)
- REmida Creative Reuse Centre (West Perth)
- The Bower Reuse and Repair Centre Co-operative (Marrickville, Sydney) collects and repairs donated household goods then resells them. It also offers a Reuse Referral Service - if the Bower is unable to take your goods, they will search their database of other enterprises in Sydney that deal in secondhand goods.