SERVICES : Workshops and Training
At Resource Recovery Australia we run a range of community workshops to engage with the local communities we work in.
Our workshops bring people together from across the community to turn trash into treasure, developing their creative capacity as well as doing a great service to the environment.
To find out more about our upcoming workshops, follow Resource Recovery Australia MidCoast on Facebook
The Tinkerage is a community repair, upcycle and reuse space based at the Dunmore Recycling and Waste Disposal Depot, Revolve Shop ran in partnership with Shellharbour City Council. Workshops are facilitated each month including open to the public ‘drop in days’ every Friday. Find a list of our upcoming workshops here, plus to keep in the loop make sure to follow the Tinkerage Instagram page.
The Green is located at our Tuncurry Community Recycling Centre site, home of the Green Community Garden, Green Bikes and the Green Shop. The Green Community Garden is open most Wednesday’s where everyone is welcome to visit and explore. Be sure to follow the Midwaste facebook page for the latest workshops!
The Green Bikes Program involves a group of volunteer mentors who love all things biking. Volunteers teach young people from local schools and community programs how to restore and repair bikes. To find out more and get involved, contact us.
We also offer volunteering opportunities at the Tinkerage and The Green (including the Community Garden, Men’s Shed and Green Bikes Program).
Our Noosa, MidCoast and Dunmore sites participate in the Community Service Order (CSO) Offenders program, co-ordinated by the NSW Department of Corrective Services; and we are an approved sponsor organisation for Work Development Orders with NSW State Debt Recovery.