The Zero Waste Network (formerly CRN Australia) has merged with the National Association of Charitable Recycling Organisations. For more information, see the press release on the NACRO website:…

This website will remain live in 2019-2020 as an archive of Zero Waste Network's history, activities, and achievements.

Thanks to everybody who was involved in the network over the years - we look forward to working with you in our new incarnation!


Our objectives

  • provide an effective voice and focal point for community reuse, repair and recycling in Australia
  • sustain a network able to provide support, advice, guidance and mentoring to local organisations
  • increase the profitability and/or scale of member enterprises
  • influence the political environment in support of community reuse/recycling
  • provide local jobs for those facing barriers to work
  • work towards a shared zero-waste future