What We Really Do~

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Reuse and Recycle, Cairns is a not-for-profit community group

1. We provide an online recyclables networking portal for the Cairns Region

Do you have something you want recycled? You have several options, just click ~:-)

Cairns Region Recycle Places

Cairns Tablelands Freecycle

Recycle Right and Transfer Station details of Cairns Regional Council
Danora Buschkens (Strategic Programs Officer) p: 4044 8352

– Checkout our Wishlist and “Callout” posts on FB (Reuse and Recycle, Cairns Inc.)

– Call us if you can’t find the option you are looking for m: 0449 252 438


2. We help resource others with recyclables

Sustain: Kraft n Art Supplies (TM) (Facebook; non-FB presence in development ^_^)

– We are open to negotiating a trade/barter with local crafters n artists

– We may be able to help you to source materials for your next project

– Visual Arts departments of highschools, as well as kindys, youth program coordinators etc can benefit


3. We facilitate Recyclables and Sustainability Ed workshops across FNQ

Sustain: Krafty Recycling Parties/Workshops (TM) (scaled fees) we go to you

– Free and scaled fees for festival presence

– Free video ed resources are in development

– Perfect for kindys, schools, clubs, youth, respite and rehabilitation programs; or a fun addition to a social function


4. We can help You! to set up a home-based biz, using recyclables (anywhere in Oz ~:-)

– Scaled fees, trade/barter options (e.g., 10-20% commission to RRC Inc)

– We provide mentoring for Admin, Bookkeeping, online and offline Marketing as well as Data Collection and Analysis


5. We deliver community work services in the Cairns Region

– Free secondhand and other recyclables to low income households/other social service providers

– Work-for-the-Dole Project Management design, implementation and evaluation (scaled fees)

– Grant research/writing support (scaled fees)

– Trade/Barter provided face-to-face Job Seeker Support, or visit our FB page, @Cairns Jobs and Seekers


Reuse and Recycle, Cairns Inc. is 100% self-funded thru Community Support (You!!!!!)

The Store, Kraft n Art Stall, “I know someone who’d like that…” (Rusty’s on a Sunday)

– Secondhand Goods Sales on Gumtree and FB

– Commissions from small-biz setups and other services

– Monetary donations

 ~Volunteer With Us~

As an RRC Inc. Volunteer you gain access to resources, mentors, work experience (with a Reference!),
and you get first dibs for paid work that suits your skills and experience

Are you a Social Science student looking for a Prac Placement?
Char Paul (CEO) may be able to be your Task Supervisor.

Newsletter and Membership Packages in development.

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters where our home-based business is located and actively seek to contribute and support Reconciliation, which exemplifies respect for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait cultures, heritage, knowledge and the valuing of justice and equity for all Australians.


Skipper Needed to Quote for Island Transfer

Reuse and Recycle, Cairns want to fundraise to pay for the transportation of metal scrap, tiles, poly pipe from a local island as part of Disaster Prep.

Am looking for a skipper and boat to lend a hand with reasonable price. Drop off likely Cairns Marina. From there is can be transported to recycle drop points at the dump.

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Disaster prep is critical on the island. The debri to be removed would have a negative impact on the reef if a cyclone caused it to move.

The oceans can’t take any more: Fundamental change in oceans predicted

Psych Stats Tutor:

#sadness #lovefnq

Originally posted on GarryRogers Nature Conservation and Science Fiction (#EcoSciFi):

GR:  Running out of time. Species extinctions, intensifying storms, dying forests and the seas. Scientists study the causes, activists fight small battles and talk about solutions, and our corporate-controlled governments and politicians say it isn’t practical just now to change course.  The article below and others describe the approaching disaster.

A warm-water coral reef and boat. Credit: A. Venn

Science News:  “Our oceans need immediate and substantial reduction of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. If that doesn’t happen, we could see far-reaching and largely irreversible impacts on marine ecosystems, which would especially be felt in developing countries. That’s the conclusion of a new review study published today in the journal Science. In the study, the research team from the Ocean 2015 initiative assesses the latest findings on the risks that climate change poses for our oceans, and demonstrates how fundamentally marine ecosystems are likely to change if human beings continue…

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Finally! Bike Riding in Cairns ESL Workbook

Thanks very much to Frank Arthur for helping to edit, and to the QLD Transport Department for their feedback.

Now to share the Bike Riding in Cairns ESL Workbook with English schools and Homestay families in the area.

Feedback welcomed~

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