What We Really Do~

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 (we are working to update the google maps weekly)

- FNQ FB Networks (you can set up a free Facebook Account if you don’t have one)

- Cairns Tablelands Freecycle

- Recycle Right and Transfer Station details of CRC

- 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) (FB) and 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, or you can Skype in!

- 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 Sale, Books, DVDs and CDs Sale (albums on our FB page; other online options in development)

- Commissions from small-biz setups

- Monetary donations


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~Work 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.


What We Need at the Mo

Cairns-ites kindly ask us often: What do you need?

At the mo, we have a few specific item requests. Email or phone Char for a drop off point, or we will do our best to pick up:

  • broken/unwanted jewellery
  • craft/art supplies and materials
  • tshirts
  • sox
  • hubcaps
  • keyrings
  • keys

sox n shirts


How do I Re-Home a Pallet?

Sometimes you have stuff home-delivered and are left with a Pallet.

Awesome resource!

Tho you may not have the time or inclination to repurpose your pallet. So, here are some ways to Pass-It-On:

  • Share on your Facebook or Twitter profiles. Encourage friends to share as well.


  • What is your mobi number and we let people know on FB; they call you.

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  • Pop the pallet onto your front fence/gutter/tree/telephone pole, and a driver-by will pick it up.

power of pallets

  • Place a free ad on Gumtree.

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Hope this helps. The free google map for pallet drop offs or bulk pickups, is being updated. Thx for your patiences.

Association for Sustainability


I re-signed the club for the free membership with the Association for Sustainability in Business:

“Our membership is drawn from a wide discipline of sustainability managers, planning and design professionals, infrastructure, natural resources, transport, mining, government, academics, environmental management, town planning, chemistry, engineering, developers, owners and operators of private and public infrastructure of a built and natural form”.