It’s on again – the annual JECO/B’nai B’rith reverse garage sale (aka Collect-a-thon).

In past years we’ve saved a tonne (literally) of items from landfill, and many high-quality items have gone on to find new homes.

This year’s is planned for
Sunday 20th November 2022 from 10am-2pm
at  37 Margaret St, Carnegie.

So it’s time to start your decluttering for this year! … and save things from landfill.

NOTE: Please check that the items you’re bringing are on the list below. 

Here is the list of items we are collecting which can be repurposed or recycled:

  • Batteries
  • Bicycles in reasonable condition (i.e. not much rust!) – adult, BMX and children’s bikes 24″ or larger
  • Books – Children’s books – good quality books suitable for 2-14 year olds, both fiction and non-fiction (including (including dictionaries and atlases published after 2005)
    Adult books in good condition (NOT ex-library)
  • Clothing in good condition, especially men’s, sleepwear,  shoes & socks (clean/near new), backpacks
  • Other clothing, handbags, shoes
  • Computers & IT equipment, power supplies & cables, printers, laptops, notebooks, monitors & screens (CRT, LCD & LED), keyboards, tablets, game consoles, electronic toys…
  • VCR, DVD & CD players, ipods
  • DVDs, CDs, VHS, cassette tapes & cases, floppy disks, printer cartridges, toner bottles
  • Digital cameras, video cameras
  • Fabric (pieces A4 or larger) & wool
  • Glasses (for distance & reading)
  • Hearing aids
  • Kitchen equipment in working order – mixers, electric frypans, ovens & microwaves 
  • Light globes – incandescent, compact fluorescent, downlight & fluorescent tubes
  • Mobile phones, batteries, chargers & accessories as well as home phones, even rotary dial desk landlines
  • Musical instruments (keyboards, guitars, violins, percussion, recorders, drums, etc) & music stands
  • Pots and pans – solid (copper-bottom) only please
  • Reusable shopping bags
  • PA systems including microphones & sound systems for music keyboards, stereo systems, amplifiers and speakers with line aux input for music keyboard
  • Sports equipment (including sports shoes) in good condition – cricket, tennis (racquets and balls), soccer, rugby, volleyball, badminton.
  • Toiletries or essentials (unopened) that anyone in need may require
  • Towels, blankets, flat sheets, pillowcases, pet accessories [NOT pillows or cushions]
  • TV sets (not CRT)
  • Typewriters
  • Used stamps (from envelopes or stamp collections)
  • Vacuum cleaners (bagless)
  • X-rays

We’ll arrange for these items to be reused, repurposed or recycled! Find out how for these items and more.

Select the following link to download a list of the above items.