Recycling Centre

Kaahu's Nest - Reuse Shop

Kaahus's nest locally known as the Raglan Mall is crammed full of a variety of interesting items and provides cheap second hand goods outlet to the surrounding communities. There is no charge to drop off most secondhand goods provided they are in a good resalable condition.

What Are the Benefits?

  • Reusing is a highly effective means of waste minimization, as little extra energy has to be used to recover the resource or transform it into another product.
  • Generates jobs for the local community
  • 10-15% of residual waste diverted from landfill (waste that would otherwise be put in the landfill bin)
  • Good supply of resources for local community at great prices
  • Sells a large variety of items - clothing, furniture, bric a brac, fabric, toys, plumbing, electrical items.
  • Local recycling opportunities
  • Provides resources for local artists, trades people, community groups, schools etc.
  • Reuse shops reduce local dumping of household items