Tuesday
Aug132013

Where To Donate

Australia-wide

  • Australian Charity Guide – A comprehensive list of Australian Charities.
  • Endeavour Foundation – Donate your second-hand clothing to a store near you or shop online for guilt-free shopping.
  • Fitted for WorkNSW and VIC only - Fitted for Work is committed to assisting women experiencing disadvantage gain financial independence, and the dignity that comes from having gainful employment. They help by providing interview preparation, personal outfitting, and a range of transition to work and mentoring programs. 
  • FreecycleKeep your unwanted items out of landfill by joining your local Freecycle Group. An online community of eco-friendly users offering free items and wanted items. 
  • Givit – Connecting donations with deserving charities. Pledge your items to a good cause.
  • Global Interaction – Send your used stamps to your local State Office to help raise $65 000 each year for supporting international mission and aid work.
  • Habitat for Humanity – Donate building goods or volunteer your time. Habitat for Humanity Australia (HFHA) is an independent non-profit organisation working to reduce housing poverty and be a recognised voice on the right to shelter. HFHA supports projects in both Australia and overseas.
  • Lifeline – Crisis support and suicide prevention. Donate your second-hand clothing to a store near you to help fund these vital programs.
  • St Vincent de Paul – Find your local Vinnies shop to drop off your donations as well as a list of items accepted. Pick up of furniture is also available in most metropolitan areas.
  • Zi!lchGive away and find free stuff. Declutter, reuse and repurpose your unwanted items.

Brisbane Only

  • Making a Difference – Brisbane - Making a Difference is aimed at helping individuals and families in crisis. Donate your unwanted items to needy families in Brisbane.
  • New Life OrphanageOver 200 children and staff live across four locations in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). Each year containers filled with clothing, medical supplies, education items, books, backpacks, shoes and building materials are sent from Brisbane, Australia. New Life Orphanage not only receives donations for their orphans, but also gives freely to the poor communities throughout all of Myanmar. (Website coming soon. To donate please contact us).
  • Redlands Centre for WomenDonate pamper items for their Pink Pamper Packs or baby clothes and accessories for the Young Parent Program.
Tuesday
Aug132013

Selling

  • eBay – Sell unwanted goods to buyers nationally and internationally for a small final value fee.
  • GumtreeYour local trading sitePost a free ad for items and services to sell, giveaway, or that are wanted. 
  • Trade Your Charms – Sell your designer jewellery and accessories online
Tuesday
Aug132013

Recycling

Australia-wide

  • Mobile PhonesRecycle your old mobile phone for FREE to help save African Gorillas through Taronga Zoo’s For the Wild program. Download your FREE Reply Paid Label and find out more here. 
  • Recycling Near You Find out what recycling options are available in your local area.
  • Mazuma Mobile – Recycle your old phone and get paid for it!
  • Endeavour Foundation e-Recycling – Recycle your e-waste (computers, accessories and televisions) at Redcliffe, Southport or Townsville, QLD.