A list of organizations devoted to creative reuse
materials programs and recycling programs
that provide artists with free and low-cost materials.
The creative reuse materials can be used in the
art-making process and for use in studios and offices.
ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
The DonateNYC Exchange
Connects businesses and nonprofits looking to donate or receive donated goods.
Organizations can get free, usable goods, while businesses can cut their waste,
save on storage and disposal, and may benefit from tax deductions for their donations.
East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse
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
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
Sponsors a recycling program for artists and educators working on
community projects in Monroe County Indiana.
SCRAP (Scroungers Center for Reusable Art Parts), 801 Toland Street, San Francisco,
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.
Art of Recycle
A directory of creative recycle centers worldwide.