SORT Recycling - Business Recycling

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SORT Recycling

12 Devon Street
South Burnie TAS 7310

Contact Details

Contact: Jc Reynolds
Phone: 0409 728 779

Service description: SORT Recycling Limited is a not-for-profit social enterprise that aims to enhance recycling, to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and, along the way, to create new jobs.

We operate out of small recycling facilities at the heart of the community, close to where the waste is generated. Our aim is to cut down the transport of waste and to return the value of the waste streams to the community that generated them.

Ar Sort Recycling Burnie we are currently recycling E-Waste items i.e. computers, monitors, keyboards, mice etc. We are also running an upcycling program making jewellery and craft items out of unwanted goods.

A specific program is a small recycling program for books that would other wise end up in landfill.

Accreditation and Memberships

No accreditation or association membership details have been provided.


Fees do not apply

Service Options

NO Pick-up available

Dropoff available

Additional information: Crates of books are collected from St Vincent de Paul's and the Salvation Army that were bound for the tip.
All books are carefully sorted. The better quality books are then redistributed to two of the local community houses, the local hospital and the Lion's Club, a local community organisation Produce to the People etc.
The books that are not good enough to be redistributed are then shredded and remade into paper, paper seed envelopes, envelopes, seed pots etc. Most of this is then redistributed to other community organisations.

Materials and Services

  • Clothes & Textiles
    • Clothes
    • Leather
    • Textiles - Off-Cuts
  • Construction & Demolition
    • Pallets - Wood
    • Timber - Untreated
  • Electrical Equipment
    • CDs & DVDs (Recycle, Refurbish, Reuse, )
    • Computers & Accessories (Recycle, Refurbish, Reuse, )
    • Powertools (Recycle, Reuse, )
    • Printer Cartridges If a collection box isn't immediately visible in the store, ask at the counter. Store outlets are generally packed with stock, thus store space is a premium. These stores often have the cartridges collection box out the back, so people need to hand their (Recycle, )
    • Televisions (Recycle, Refurbish, Reuse, )
  • Food & Beverage Packaging
    • Aluminium - Cans
  • Furniture & Fittings
    • Cork Flooring
    • Office Furniture
    • Shop Fittings
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
    • Pallets - Wood
  • Metals
    • Aluminium - Cans
    • Electrical Cables
  • Paper & Cardboard
    • Paper - Office
  • Plastics
    • CDs & DVDs (Recycle, Refurbish, Reuse, )
    • Plastic - Bags

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