Discover Sustainable Solutions With Our Local Community Map

Join us on our mission to help reduce the waste that ends up in our landfill. We have a community of companies offering a diverse range of alternative solutions.

Browse Our Community Map By Area

Join us on our mission to help reduce the waste that ends up in our landfill. We have a community of companies offering a diverse range of alternative solutions.

Upper Hunter
Port Stephens
Newcastle
MidCoast
Maitland
Lake Macquarie

Defining the Circular Economy Roles

Each role plays an important part in our circular economy we are desiring to achieve for our community. Learn more about what each of these roles entail with our handy definitions. To reduce the amount going into landfill every year, we ask for you to consider other options before sending these items to our waste facilities.

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Browse Our Community Map By Material

Our region, the Hunter and Central Coast, have already built incredible momentum behind the transition to a circular economy. A range of stakeholders across the public and private spheres have delivered capability programs, gathered and analysed data to identify new opportunities. Browse by material to see what’s available in your area.

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Clothing & Textiles
Clothing & Textiles
Whether you’re looking to give your clothes a second life, tailor your clothing for a perfect fit, or repurpose textiles into innovative projects, our map is your guide to discovering the ideal solution.
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Construction & Materials
Construction & Materials
We have many solutions for your construction and demolition scraps and materials. Our Community Map can point you to companies who can recycle these materials and even use them for new innovative projects.
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Electronics & White Goods
Electronics & White Goods
Electronics and white goods can be a bit tricky to know where the right place to dispose of them. We have a network of companies who can help you dispose of these properly or even revive them to give them new life.
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Food & Green Waste
Food & Green Waste
Electronics and white goods can be a bit tricky to know where the right place to dispose of them. We have a network of companies who can help you dispose of these properly or even revive them to give them new life.
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Furniture & Homewares
Furniture & Homewares
Electronics and white goods can be a bit tricky to know where the right place to dispose of them. We have a network of companies who can help you dispose of these properly or even revive them to give them new life.
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Leisure and Lifestyle
Leisure & Lifestyle
Discover diverse solutions for your leisure and lifestyle items. Our map guides you to companies proficient in repurposing these materials, igniting innovative projects and sustainable practices.

Our Popular Listings

Circular economy is a framework to use and manage materials required to meet the needs of society in such a way that does not deplete finite resources, retains value in closed-loop systems, and regenerates degraded ecological systems. The circular economy framework provides the following three guiding principles: eliminate waste and pollution, keep materials in use, and regenerate natural systems.

Dress for Success

Dress for Success takes donations of high quality used clothing and reissues these clothes to vulnerable women. Clothing received that is not suitable is donated to charities thus reducing the clothes going into landfill.

Clean Waste Solutions

Plastics recycler and polymer producer. Takes any waste plastic in, shreds, washes and granulates the plastic to become reusable plastic resin. This is sold to plastics manufacturers or can be extruded on site.

Vinnies Opp Shops

St Vincent de Paul Society runs op shops across the Hunter Region, providing reuse of household and clothing items and container return services at Cardiff.

Do you know another business to add to our circular economy?

If you know of somewhere else involved in the circular economy not already listed, reach out and let us know!

By collaborating we can help develop the region’s economy and drive environmental improvement at the same time.

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