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 Waverley 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 Bower Reuse & Repair Centre Co-operative Ltd.

Address: 142 Addison Road
Building 34
Marrickville NSW 2204
Phone: 02 9568 6280
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Items collected: Collects and resells household goods items, such as furniture, bric-a-brac, and building materials. They also have a great referral service which means you can contact them for any reuse/recycling services which may be in your area and they can give you the details.

Reverse Garbage: Addison Rd and Taylor Square

Address: 142 Addison Road
Hut 8
Marrickville NSW 2204
Phone: 02 9569 3132
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Items collected: Now also open at Taylor Square Darlinghurst! Reverse Garbage accepts industrial, domestic and commercial discards, reducing the amount of waste going to landfill,making them cheaply available to the community. A great place to dispose of or pick up materials for art, renovations, home, school...just about anything you can think of! A pick up service may be available. Call 9569 3132.

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: