Community startup: Gold Coast Tool Library

12 January, 2021 Experts0

David Paynter is the founder of the Gold Coast Tool Library. He passionately wants to reduce waste and transition our cities to a more sustainable way of living. “So many of the products we buy are made to be disposable. That frustrates the hell out of me.

Oneika Polke, David Paynter and Susan Murray of the Gold Coast Tool Library
Oneika Polke, David Paynter and Susan Murray of the Gold Coast Tool Library

The tip is full of items being trashed that we can recover and share. Do we need to, or even want to, own all these items we rarely use?

“That attitude inspired me to establish The Gold Coast Tool Library and it was incorporated in 2019. Our small but passionate volunteer team are in the start-up phase, building systems and processes, recruiting volunteers and collecting donations.

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