Materials for the Arts

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

Title: East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse, 4695 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609
URL: www.creativereuse.org
Description: Diverts waste materials from landfills by collecting and redistributing discarded goods as low-cost supplies available at its Depot Store for artists, educators, and social service agencies.
Materials for the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, 33-00 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101,
URL: www.mfta.org
Description: Provides individual artists, who are working on projects in a public setting and are fiscally sponsored by a nonprofit organization, with free office equipment and supplies, furnishings, and art materials.
Materials for the Arts, Monroe County Solid Waste Management District 
URL: www.mcswmd.org/recycling.reuseoptions.html
Description: Sponsors a recycling program for artists and educators working on community projects in Monroe County Indiana.
New York Wa$teMatch,
URL: www.wastematch.org
Description: Provides information on the availability of raw materials, such as marble scraps, fabrics and textile, mahogany, plastics, and materials that are being discarded. The price of materials is much less expensive than on the open market, and in most cases, users can negotiate prices directly with companies that have materials.
Title: SCRAP (Scroungers Center for Reusable Art Parts), 801 Toland Street, San Francisco, CA, 94124
URL: www.scrap-sf.org/creative-reuse 
Description: A creative reuse project housed in a 5,000 square foot warehouse in San Francisco. Materials are organized by type. Some materials are available to artists and educators free of charge or at a low-cost.

WEBSITES ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER 

Title: Art of Recycle 
Description: A directory of creative recycle centers worldwide.
URL: www.artofrecycle.org/our_neighbors.html