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 Brisbane City 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.

Reverse Garbage

Address: 20 Bourke Street
Woolloongabba QLD 4102
Phone: (07) 3844 9744
Email
Website
Items collected: We collect all sorts of amazing materials which we than onsell to the public. Such as industrial discards from a wide range of businesses and industries around Brisbane - printers, plastics manufacturers, pillow-makers, upholsterers, theatre groups and government departments.

Yesterdays Thrift Shop

Address: 39 Nash Street
Paddington QLD 4064
Phone: 3876 6550
Website
Items collected: Second Hand Goods: Women’s, men’s and children’s clothes, shoes and accessories; Books, magazines, records, cd’s; Paintings/prints; Homewares; Napery; Bric-a-brac; Small furniture DO NOT take electrical goods

Acacia Ridge Tip Shop

Address: 46 Colebard Street West
Acacia Ridge QLD 4110
Website
Items collected: Brisbane City Council’s Tip Shop sells quality used, recycled and second hand products which have been salvaged before going to landfill.

Geebung Tip Shop

Address: 27A Prosperity Place
Geebung QLD 4034
Website
Items collected: Brisbane City Council’s Tip Shop sells quality used, recycled and second hand products which have been salvaged before going to landfill.

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: