Reusing is always better than recycling, especially for high-quality goods. The best solution is to find people who are looking for exactly what you don’t need anymore - gifting makes everyone feel good!
In 2015, Green Music Australia worked with Music NT who, through their Bush Bands Program and other projects, distributed old music gear to First Nations bands and musicians in remote communities.
We encourage all artists to donate and promote the reuse of old gear. Consider reaching out to:
Donating is a low-effort way to reduce your environmental impact while simultaneously helping others in need.
Mark Smith, Music NT’s Executive Director in 2015