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 Cairns Regional 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.

Buy Back Shop

Address: 37-51 Lyons Street
Portsmith QLD 4870
Items collected: Reusable items and materials including: bikes, tools, equipment, furniture, building materials, kitchenware (intact), cutlery and ovenware (intact), toys, clothing, art, collectables, glass windows & mirrors (intact). Anything and everything including the kitchen sink!

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: