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 Huon Valley 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.
The Reuse Shop is located at the Southbridge Waste Transfer Station
Address: 2899 Huon Highway, Huonville (3km south of Huonville)
Phone: 6264 8430
Items collected: Shop gives residents an opportunity to drop off any pre-loved items that are no longer needed. The Reuse Shop accepts the following items: * Furniture * Bric a brac * Building materials and old tools. * Kitchenware * Bikes * Books * Toys Please note: Any items that are in reasonable condition will be accepted, except for hard-wired items, car parts and clothing.
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.