About us

Zero Waste Magnetic Island is a group of passionate residents wanting to do something about the ever-increasing volumes of waste on Magnetic Island, which is part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

 

The group embraces a vision of preventing, reducing, reusing and recycling waste through community activities that are easy, appealing and fun to do.

 

Zero Waste Magnetic Island is a voluntary working group of the Magnetic Island Community Development Association (MICDA). Everyone is welcome to join Zero Waste meetings and activities to share ideas and solutions.

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Find out more!
We are continually striving to find ways that we can become a zero waste island. You'll find links to detailed information on some of our initiatives below, or scroll down further and find some handy links and info.
 
View/download our What & Where To Recycle chart, or visit our Magnetic Island Water Refill Stations Map.
 
Alternatively, visit our Events and News page for our other activities, and to read our most recent newsletters.
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2020 Zero Waste Magnetic Island Action Planning Workshop Report
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2020 Zero Waste Magnetic Island Resident Survey
 
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Links & extra info

LIVING & SHOPPING

Zero Waste Living: https://www.zerowasteliving.com.au/

Zero Waste Shopping: https://zerostore.com.au/

The Bionme Store: https://www.biome.com.au/

Responsible Cafes: https://responsiblecafes.org/

Plastic Free Townsville: https://www.plasticfreetownsville.org/

Plastic Free Places: https://www.plasticfreeplaces.org/

RECYCLING & REPURPOSING

Terracycle: https://www.terracycle.com/en-AU

Business Recycling Australia: https://businessrecycling.com.au

Clothing Recycling: https://manrags.com.au/

NETWORKS & MORE INFORMATION

Zero Waste Network: https://www.zerowastenetwork.org.au/

Zero Waste Australia: https://zerowasteaustralia.org/

Yarra’s Zero Waste Map: https://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/services/recycling-and-rubbish/Yarras-Zero-Waste-Map

Queensland Communities in Transition: https://www.cleangrowthchoices.org/

Boomerang Alliance: https://www.boomerangalliance.org.au
Australian Marine Debris Initiative - Tangaroa Blue: https://www.tangaroablue.org/