Visit the Green Living Centre

The Green Living Centre has resources and experienced staff on hand to answer your questions about sustainable living. Ask us for tips and advice on how to live more sustainably; worm farming, composting, energy and water efficiency, recycling, natural cleaning, eco-renovation and more. There is something for everyone!

Street library

Take part in our book sharing library. Bring a book and take a book to encourage reading and keeping books in the community. They are too valuable and fun to catch dust on the shelf or even end up in the bin.

Reuse and recycling stations

The Centre offers reuse and recycling services for hard to recycle materials.

Battery recycling

You can bring in all household batteries for recycling. This also includes button batteries, standard AA or AAA batteries and computer batteries.

Alternative local recycling locations:

  • Newtown Library, 8-10 Brown Street, Newtown
  • Aldi, Marrickville Metro or Broadway Shopping Centre
  • Ikea, 634-726 Princes Highway, Tempe
  • Inner West Council Petersham Service Centre, 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham

Cork recycling

Please make sure all corks are free of metal and plastic. We can't take synthetic corks.

Alternative local recycling locations:

  • Reverse Garbage, 8/142 Addison Road, Marrickville
  • The Bower, 34/142 Addison Road, Marrickville
  • Inner West Council Petersham Service Centre, 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham

Printer cartridge recycling

You can drop off your empty, full or half full printer cartridges. We accept all inkjet cartridges, toner cartridges and toner bottles.

Alternative local recycling locations:

  • Officeworks, 1 Ross Street, Glebe
  • Generally at Officeworks, Harvey Norman, Australia Post, JB HiFi, The Good Guys

Bag exchange

Our bag exchange program offers reusable shopping bags when you forgot to bring yours. If you have reusable shopping bags in good condition that you don’t use anymore you can bring them in for others to use.

Merchandise

The Green Living Centre has a range of products for sale to assist you in leading a more sustainable lifestyle. All prices include GST.

Waste reduction

Product Price
Worm farm $72
Composting worms $34
Compost bin $48
"No junk mail" mailbox stickers FREE

Energy and water conservation

Product Price
EcoSwitch power saver $16.50

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