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Second Chance

In partnership with the City of Kalamunda

Find out more

  • Shopmore info
  • Donatemore info
  • Benefitsmore info

Shop

We have a diverse range of preloved goods available for you to pick up a bargain at Second Chance.

All of our goods have been donated, and proceeds go towards keeping the shop running and supporting people with disability.

Items available:

The household goods available can vary depending on what’s been donated, however you’re more than likely to find the following treasures:

  • musical instruments
  • furniture including cabinetry and couches
  • gardening tools
  • sporting goods like golf clubs
  • kitchen crockery
  • paintings and sculptures
  • toys

 

Why not come and check out what gems you can find? We look forward to seeing you soon!

Second Chance customers shopping

Donate

You can donate your items and recycle for free!

We can accept a wide range of materials for recycling at absolutely no cost to you.

We accept

  • Good quality furniture and household goods
  • Household electrical appliances
  • Scrap metal
  • Cardboard and paper recyclables
  • Landscape and renovator items
  • Glass and plastics

 

We also accept eligible Container for Change containers, with all donations going to support people with disability through Workpower.

Benefits

There are plenty of benefits to supporting your local reuse shop!

  • You can donate good quality unwanted items that you haven’t been wanting to throw away.
  • You have the chance to purchase these first-rate items at a great price.
  • By shopping at Second Chance, you’re creating meaningful employment opportunities for people with disability as well as creating a number of jobs for locals.
  • The benefits for the environment are endless – diverting good quality items from landfill, creating a circular economy and reducing illegal dumping.

With so many positives, why not visit Second Chance and show your support.

Workpower team holding donated items

Contact information

Walliston Transfer Station
155 Lawnbrook Road, Walliston WA
0409 290 990 |   Facebook   |   Email

Opening hours

Thursday to Sunday 8.30am to 3pm
(except Fridays, until 2pm)
Closed Monday to Wednesday, Public Holidays and on Total Fire Bans.

There is a small amount of parking at the front of the shop.

Have more questions?

How do I access Second Chance Reuse Shop?
The entry to Second Chance is on Lawnbrook Road in Walliston (right next to the entry to the Walliston Transfer Station).
There is a small amount of parking outside the shop.

Is Second Chance managed by City of Kalamunda?
Second Chance has been established through a partnership between Workpower and the City of Kalamunda. Workpower manages the shop on behalf of the City of Kalamunda, supporting the employment of people with disability at Second Chance and throughout Workpower’s recycling team.

Where do the profits from the shop go?
All profits go towards managing the shop and supporting people with disability.

Do I have to be a resident to shop and donate at Second Chance?
No, anyone is welcome to shop and donate to Second Chance.

How can I pay for my goods?
Cash and EFTPOS facilities are available for you to purchase goods.

Can you search the shop for a specific item on my behalf?
Due to the large volumes of stock moving in and out of the shop every day, we’re not able to search for specific items. The best way to know if we have something in stock would be to drop by and check out what we have available.

Can I reserve an item before heading to Second Chance?
All items are available on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved ahead of time.

Can I buy an item online?
We don’t accept online payments or reservations.

How can I find out what’s available at Second Chance?
Visiting the shop in person is the best way, but we will also be updating our Facebook page regularly.

Are your prices negotiable?
We work hard to ensure that our prices are competitive and fair for the products on offer. As such, we’re not able to negotiate on price.

Do you have loan trailers?
No, but you can hire a trailer from U-Haul Trailer Hire available at local petrol stations:
Puma Lesmurdie (194 Canning Highway, Lesmurdie)
Puma Kalamunda (26 Kalamunda Road, Kalamunda)
For more locations visit the U-HAUL website.
Please ensure you bring tie-down straps to secure your load.

What can I donate?
We accept:

  • Good quality household goods, including:
    • Furniture with no rips or stains
    • Electrical goods in working order
    • Sporting equipment
    • Outdoor furniture
    • Crockery and cutlery
    • Ornaments and artwork
    • Tools
    • Toys and pushbikes
    • Clothes
    • Books and CD’s
  • Construction supplies, including:
    • Doors and windows
    • Metal sheeting
    • Fence panels
  • Eligible Container Deposit Scheme containers

We don’t accept:

  • Mattresses
  • Hazardous waste
  • Fridges
  • Heavily damaged or soiled household items
  • Car bodies
  • Items for children, including:
    • Bunk beds
    • Child car seats and restraints
    • Child play equipment & toys for the under 3’s (toys for children over 3 years are accepted)
    • Cots (household and portable)
    • Prams and strollers
  • Prohibited items:
    • Aquatic toys and flotation aids
    • Blinds with chords
      Gas heaters and stoves
    • Helmets (including for bicycles, motorbikes and horse riding)
    • Mattresses (bed frames are acceptable)
    • Vehicle jacks, ramps and support stands (but can be taken to scrap metal)

Will you take all acceptable donations?
There may be times where we don’t accept items due to store capacity and storage.

How can I donate?
All household goods donated can be dropped off in the identified cages near the Transfer Station or inside the front gate of the shop (during open hours only).

Close Contact

Contact Us

Second Chance

Ryan May

0409 290 990

recyclingcentre@workpower.asn.au

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