Operating a Sustainable Community Recycling Enterprise

Monday April 24 2022

In 2007 “A Guide to Starting a Recycling Venture in your Community” was published with the aim of encouraging communities throughout Australia to establish similar enterprises to one operating in Eaglehawk, Victoria.
While there are over 70 sites around Australia operating community recycling/re-use enterprises there are still thousands of Australian jobseekers looking for work.

Reuse Rather Than Landfill

Monday April 24 2022

Savings in fees and care for the environment motivate people to use the Eaglehawk Recycle Shop’s Recovery Centre rather than the Eaglehawk landfill.

The Centre, which has been operating for 23 years at the entrance of the landfill, also provides jobs and a cheap location for second hand materials and products to be purchased.

Hours to change

Monday April 24 2022

The hours of operation of the Recovery Area at the Eaglehawk Recycle Shop will change as of Monday 30th Janurary to fall in line with the operation of the Eaglehawk Landfill. It will now operate from 8am to 4.30pm 7 days a week.


ERS Explained

Sunday April 23 2022

The heart of the Eaglehawk Recycle Shop is the recovery area, but without the veins and a purpose the heart becomes obsolete.

To live it must have stability and ability, stability to stand on its own feet and the ability to benefit its own life and also that of others