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The National Association of Charitable Recycling Organisations (NACRO) exists to enable charities to maximise their financial returns from their recycling operations, in order to uphold their charitable mission and purpose.
NACRO does this by enlisting support from governments, facilitating the exchange of information and developing the operations of members to position them for sustainability, success and growth.
Members include all of Australia’s leading charitable recycling organisations such as the Salvation Army, Australian Red Cross, St Vincent de Paul Society, Lifeline, UnitingCare, Anglicare, RSPCA, Red Nose, Mission Australia, The Smith Family, Spine & Limb Foundation, Good Samaritan Industries, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Diabetes, Epilepsy Foundation and many more including independent members like Link Vision, Family Life, Sacred Heart.
The association is run by a National Executive Committee including State Council Representatives in every state to ensure a local, grassroots connection to all members.
NACRO’s strategic objectives for 2018-19 are to:
The overarching theme for the year is ‘Year of Collaboration’
NACRO is governed by a National Executive. Many issues, such as those pertaining to waste are dictated by state legislation and thus specific state issues are managed by State Councils.