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 Knox 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.

Knox Transfer Station and Recycling Facility Reuse Shop

Address: 251 George Street
Wantirna South VIC 3152
Phone: 9887 4222
Website
Items collected: The Knox Transfer Station and Recycling Facility has a new and improved undercover Reuse Shop,- the Knox Treasure Chest - that enables members of the public to come along and purchase a myriad of second hand goods that include, building materials, plumbing supplies, clothing, bric-a brac, mulch, household goods and lots more! The Reuse Shop is open:9.00am-4.00pm daily. Closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday. Address: George Street (off High Street Road), Wantirna South. - See more at: http://www.knox.vic.gov.au/Page/Page.aspx?Page_Id=698#sthash.Td1kHuBh.dpuf

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: