Shop second hand

Second Hand Saturday Reuse & Repair Trail Community pages Op shops

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Shopping second hand gives used items a new life. It’s good for the environment and saves you money.

Ops shops, thrift shops, vintage stores, Facebook market place and Gumtree are great places to donate and buy pre-loved clothes, furniture and other items.

Whether it’s a lifestyle choice, a hobby or a fun activity with friends and family, there are always new treasures to discover.

Second Hand Saturday - 19 and 26 November 2022

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Hosted by Tweed Shire Council and North East Waste, the North Coast’s biggest day of garage sales - Second Hand Saturday is back stronger than ever this year with not one, but two main event dates this month.

Participating residents of the Tweed, Byron, Ballina, Kyogle, Lismore, Richmond Valley and Clarence Valley Council areas will have the opportunity to hold a garage sale on Saturday 19 November or Saturday 26 November (or both!) and be part of this positive movement that promotes re-use and repair over landfill. 

Registrations have now closed. All registered garage sales will appear on the Second Hand Saturday website and app

The list is available for Saturday 19 November. View the map, spreadsheet or PDF.

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Reuse and Repair

Reuse and Repair Trail

As part of Second Hand Saturday North East Waste is expanding the program to include a reuse and repair trail. This will be an online app available all year round.

If you are a business that specialises in reuse or repairs, that can provide services, salvage or restoration – register for free and become part of the revolution of waste.

Good stuff doesn’t belong in landfill and neither does stuff that can be repaired.

Register now

Buy and sell community pages 

From second hand book stores to clothing swaps, there are lots of ways to buy, sell or donate:

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Op shops

Find a bargain and donate good quality items at local op shops. Some stores offer a free home collection service for donations.

Search OpShop.com to find a store or see some local listings below:

Tweed Heads

ADRA (Seventh Day Adventist) Op Shop07 5523 2442
2/5 Machinery Dr, Tweed Heads South NSW 2486

Lifeline Superstore07 5524 6486 (no baby items)
7-9 Greenway Dr, Tweed Heads South NSW 2486

Recyclers Op Shop (Momentum Collective) - 07 5536 2537
3 Beryl St, Tweed Heads NSW 2485

Salvos Stores07 5524 7308
2/45 Greenway Dr, Tweed Heads South NSW 2486

Vinnies07 5536 1130
11 Beryl St, Tweed Heads West NSW 2485

Kingscliff

Vinnies02 6674 2844 
Shop 2, Kingscliff Village, Kingscliff NSW 2487

Murwillumbah

Salvos – 02 6672 5828
102-106 Main Street, Murwillumbah NSW 2484

Tweed Palliative Support0417 060 085
The Hospice Shop, and Clifford Lane Shop

Vinnies02 6672 2572
138 Main St, Murwillumbah NSW 2484

Op shop etiquette

Only about 5% of donated goods actually make it to the shop floor, the rest is sent to landfill (at huge cost to charities), or shipped overseas to third world countries.

The Salvation Army alone spends $6 million a year on landfill fees.

Only donate something you would give to a friend. No ripped, stained or broken items.

Do not pile your unwanted goods at the front of the store during closing hours.   This is illegal dumping and most shops do have cameras.