Sustainable Chippendale

A Sustainable Suburb In the Making

Sustainable Chippendale is a community initiative setup to support the Sustainable Streets and Community Plan in Chippendale. If you are passionate about sustainability we'd love you to join us in getting behind this ground breaking project to establish a practical model for sustainable inner city living in Sydney.

Your garbage can make someone really happy!

Some organizations that will welcome your unwanted items:

Bower reuse and repair co-op

The Bower collects unwanted goods and resells them to the community. It is also a repair and reuse centre that offers a Referral Service - if they can't accept your items they will help you find someone who might:

Cartridges 4 Planet Ark

Recycle your old printer, ink and laser cartridges for re-manufacturing and to help produce new things like, fridges and ink pens. Visit 


We all have things laying around we no longer use. Why not help them find a new home and donate them to OzRecycle.

Reverse Garbage

A not-for-profit cooperative that sells industrial discards to the public for creative and practical

St Vincent de Paul

Families in need are given household items, clothes and toys free of charge while surplus items are sold through Vinnie's Centres. Even torn clothing can be recycled and sold to companies as cleaning rags:

The Smith Family

The Smith Family will find a new home for your clean and wearable unwanted clothing and accessories. Individuals or business can donate in NSW by calling the Material Donation Line on 1300 737 166. Visit

The Salvation Army Stores

The Salvation Army can reuse materials that are too good to dispose of:

Toy Restoration Centre

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

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