Do you have an old bike sitting in your garage or shed that you no longer use? Below is a list of where you can recycle your bike and help the community.
Cycle Re-cycle Club
Accepts donated bikes and spare parts for the purpose of injecting more working bikes into the community. Volunteers provide bicycle repair assistance and tools at their twice-weekly workshops.
Location: Waterloo, Sydney
How to Donate Your Old Bike: Drop it off during workshop hours (Mondays & Wednesdays, 5pm to 8pm) or get in touch to arrange a drop off on Saturday.
Bike Love Corral
Restores and cheaply sells donated bikes and spare parts in order to promote cycling in the local community. They also run free workshops on bicycle repair and safe riding skills.
Location: Newcastle University
How to Donate Your Old Bike: Drop it off during opening hours (Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm)
Western Sydney Cycling Network
Fixes up donated bicycles and loans them to the local community to promote recycling, sustainability and healthy living.
Location: Fairfield City Showground, Prairiewood
How to Donate Your Old Bike: Drop it off during opening hours (Sundays 10am to 12pm; Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9am to 4pm)
Bikes 4 Life is a not for profit organisation that alleviates poverty and social injustice in Australia and overseas by recycling and restoring discarded bikes. With the simple gift of a bicycle, families can enhance their standard of living dramatically, especially those in marginalised impoverished communities.
How to Donate Your Old Bike: See website for more information