Reverse Garbage is established by a group of teachers determined to help the environment by diverting industrial discards from landfill and by reusing materials in their classrooms.
later, Reverse Garbage is now an internationally recognised, award-winning environmental co-operative committed to promoting sustainability through the reuse of resources available at its warehouse in Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia.
35,000 cubic metres
or 100 football fields of items collected each year, which may otherwise end up in the bin. Items collected include: reusable off-cuts, over-runs, art & craft materials, stage props, nic-nacs, furniture and other items from hundreds of supporting commercial and industrial businesses, as well as through the generosity of the community.
young children in the community engaged by Reverse Garbage by providing them waste education resources and access to thus promoting a pushing for a shift towards better waste behaviour.
7 days / week
Reverse Garbage Warehouse is open to the public to purchase a variety of reusable materials and resources at considerably discounted prices.