What Goes around Makes Best Usage

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Byline: Vikki Berardi vikki.berardi@dailymercury.com.au

ONE man's trash is another man's treasure.

Whether it is passing the window of a second-hand shop or driving past the recycling section at the Mackay Regional Council waste facility, this well used phrase rings true.

Most of us at some stage have given more than a passing glance to something that someone else was throwing out.

Reusing someone else's unwanted goods and chattels, clothes and furniture is not only economical but great for the environment.

Quality merchandise can be found in rich timber furniture, barely worn threads and one-off tiles and household fittings that add stylish interest to your wardrobe and home.

Tri-Q recycling, trading as Chanses R at the Paget waste facility, stock an intriguing range of crockery, furniture, household items, jewellery and toys and much, much more.

It is well worth spending some time looking through the pre-loved merchandise.

It's amazing what you will find and some items bring back some fond childhood memories.

Tupperware, anodised picnic cups in the little leather pouches, funky lamps and retro home goods can be re-loved from pre-loved at a great price. …