- About Us
- Creative Reuse Center
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire creative reuse and environmentally sustainable behavior by providing educational programs and affordable materials to the community.
Creative Reuse Center Hours:
To keep the SCRAP Creative Reuse staff healthy and safe, we are pausing operations for the short-term future. If you think SCRAP is an important resource in your community, please send us a testimonial, review, or love snail mail letter. There is a small group of volunteers still answering emails/phone calls so please stay in contact as we are dedicated to being a community resource and a space for connecting people to materials and vice versa.
Donation Hours: We are not currently not accepting donations.
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are sold at a low cost in our
We accept donations of art, craft,
office, and other unique and
SCRAP offers educational programming to teach children about sustainability and resourcefullness through art.
Last year SCRAP volunteers contributed over 18,000 hours of their time and energy to help us fulfill our mission. Most volunteers are scheduled for one 3-hour shift in the store each week, as well help in many other ways.
Drop In Volunteering every Wednesday & Thursday at SCRAP!
Volunteers help us inspire creative reuse, and make materials available to the community.
Volunteers assist with a variety of sorting, organizing, and creative projects while engaging with other creative reuse minded folks.
Volunteers are valued part of the SCRAP family. Help us continue our work to inspire reuse culture!
Ages 14 and up. Younger volunteers must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers who complete a 3 hour shift receive a day of discount on reuse materials.
Please email annarborvolunteer@SCRAPcreativereuse.org for more info!
Get your craft on at SCRAP!
Saturday the 4th
12 PM to 2 PM
Join us April 4th for a fun crafternoon creating cute shaped notebooks using our die-cut machine and second-hand paper! Register today to reserve your seat!
Event runs 12PM to 2PM, Saturday April 4th.
This event is for ages 5 and up! All children must be supervised.
Junk Journal & Collage Meet-up.
Register to reserve your seat!
5 PM to 7 PM
Bring your love of #creativereuse and journaling together at our next Junk Journal & Collage Meet-up!
Get your hands on SCRAP's collection of collage materials including lots of paper, vintage ephemera, stickers, and more! Bring your own journal to add to or create one with the wonderful stock of reuse materials available!
Like to collage but don't want to be limited to a journal? You're welcome to join!
Register here to reserve your seat!
Do you value environmental sustainability and the power of creative expression? If you believe enough stuff already exists in the world and that we should all reduce our impact by buying less and engaging our creativity more, then become a SCRAP supporter by making a donation to further our impact on local communities.
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We count on your generosity as an individual, foundation, corporate sponsor, or partner.
You feel the creative, environmental, and educational love from SCRAP. You return the love by adding to our resources so we can share with others. It becomes a circle of love that keeps giving – to you, to us, and to the entire community.