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Rethink, Reuse, Recycle

NQ Green Solutions is a not for profit social venture run by NQ Employment (formerly North Queensland Competitive Employment Service Ltd). After much support from the Townsville public, Townsville City Council, Social Ventures Australia and Future Employment Opportunities Inc,  NQ Employment is proud to introduce North Queensland's first social firm, with businesses in Townsville and Ayr.


The Recycle Shop at NQ Green Solutions is Townsville's one stop shop for purchasing quality secondhand items and drive thru drop off for your pre-loved goods. We receive and sell secondhand items at bargain prices. All profits go back into the business which provides employment and training opportunities to Townsville citizens with a disabiilty or disadvantage.


Have you seen our bus? Make sure to point it out to friends and family - your word of mouth is what keeps us going!
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Burdekin Lawn Care by NQ Green Solutions is Ayr's mobile business for all your garden maintenance needs. Burdekin Lawn Care employs job seekers who may have a disadvantage or disability into employment. Similarly, profits go back to the business and give job seekers employment experience.


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NQ Employment

NQ Green Solutions helps to bridge the skill shortage gap in Townsville and Ayr with the support of NQ Employment. This collaboration has seen green trainees transition into the Townsville workforce and staffing for Ayr's mowing business.
NQ Employment is a local not for profit employment service which is committed to providing staff for North Queensland businesses, NQ Employment is a Disability Employment Service provider, which assists and supports people with a disability, injury or health condition to find and maintain employment. 
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