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Ready Resources of Reusable Stuff: Some of the centers listed below also accept individual donations of suitable items for reuse.

Sep 02, 2010 04:01PM

 

Art From Scrap

Provides arts and crafts materials reuse store, environmental education and arts program. www.ArtFromScrap.org in California

 

Arts & Scraps

Offers reusable industrial scraps to the public. www.ArtsAndScraps.org in Michigan

 

Creative Reuse Pittsburgh

Accepts donations of materials from manufacturers, retail stores, radio stations, hotels, offices, grocery stores and universities. www.CreativeReusePGH.blogspot.com and www.ConstructionJunction.org in Pennsylvania

 

East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse

Collects and redistributes materials for education, creative projects and arts and crafts. www.CreativeReuse.org in California

 

Extras for Creative Learning

Redistributes excess inventory, outdated stock, overruns or seconds to teachers, group leaders, parents and artists. www.EXCLRecycles.org in Massachusetts

 

Hudson Valley Materials Exchange

Serves as redistribution center and creative resource for materials suitable for art, education and construction. www.HVME.com in New York

 

Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts (MECCA)

Accepts and distributes donated scraps and discards for reuse in art projects. www.Materials-Exchange.org in Oregon

 

Materials for the Arts

Serves New York City as its premier reuse center. www.MFTA.org in New York

 

Materials for the Arts Program

Offers suitable items gathered by The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District’s Reuse Division to nonprofits, churches, schools and artists working on community projects. www.MCSWMD.org in Indiana

 

reDiscover

Community resource center recycles business discards into children’s learning tools. www.reDiscoverCenter.org in California

 

The Resource Center

The group’s Creative Reuse Warehouse collects overruns, rejects and byproducts from businesses and industries to redistribute as educational and artistic resources. www.ResourceCenterChicago.org in Illinois

 

The ReThink + ReUse Center

Makes business and industrial materials donations available to parents, teachers and artists. www.RethinkAndReuseMiami.org in Florida

 

The Scrap Exchange

Collects clean, reusable industrial discards and donated materials from individuals for creative reuse. www.ScrapExchange.org in North Carolina

 

Scrounger’s Center for Reusable Art Parts (SCRAP)

Redistributes unwanted materials collected from businesses and individuals to teachers, parents, artists and organizations. www.Scrap-SF.org in California

 

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