Recycling Near You - Re-use Centres in the City of Sydney Council area

Re-use centres

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 City of Sydney 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!

The Bower Re-use and Recycling Centre and Reverse Garbage

142 Addison Road

with other community facilities

Marrickville NSW 2204

02 9568 6280

Items Collected

Collects and resells household goods items, such as furniture, bric-a-brac, and building materials. See these websites for further information The Bower - Reverse Garbage -




Toy Restoration Centre

Jannali NSW

9528 4042

Items Collected

Toy Restoration Centre The Toy Restoration Centre at Jannali repairs and donates unwanted toys to disadvantaged children. Call 02 9528 4024.

Cycle Recycle

1 Phillip Street

Cnr Phillip Street and Cope Street

Waterloo NSW

0431 118 061


Items Collected

The Nunnery Community Bike Workshop collects abandoned bikes and parts to create working bikes to put back into the community.

Reverse Garbage

8 142 Addison Rd

Marrickville NSW 2010

(02) 9569 3132



Items Collected

Reverse Garbage accept and pick up industrial, domestic and commercial discards,reducing the amount of waste going to landfill,making them cheaply available to the community.

UNSW Stationery Reuse Centre

Arc, The Blockhouse

Kensington NSW 2052

02 9385 9840 or 0479195325



Items Collected

The UNSW Stationery Reuse Centre accepts large donations of unwanted stationery.

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: