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SCRAP

Art Resource Display
SCRAP
801 Toland Street
(entrance on Newcomb)
San Francisco, CA 94124
Resource Type: ArtSupplies



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© SCRAP
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.scrap-sf.org
EMAIL:  
scrap@scrap-sf.org
OPEN HOURS:  
Monday through Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
PHONE:  
(415) 647-1746
FAX:  
(415) 647-1744
> DESCRIPTION

Scroungers' Center for Reusable Art Parts

SCRAP is a creative reuse center, store and workshop space founded in 1976 in San Francisco, California. Donations of high quality, low cost, re-usable materials such as textiles, paper, jewelry findings, wood, buttons and plastics are collected from businesses, institutions and individuals then sorted, displayed and distributed by SCRAP for artists, educational and community groups. Free materials and art activities are provided through our community outreach service.

By breathing new life into old objects, SCRAP reduces the amount of waste going to crowded landfills. By offering low cost art and re-use workshops and providing schools and organizations with badly needed art supplies, SCRAP stimulates creativity and environmental awareness. Nourished by so many wonderful SCRAP treasures, Children and adults learn how to "REDUCE, RE-USE AND RECYCLE."

Manufacturers save money on their disposal costs and receive tax benefits. Artists, museums, senior groups, summer camps, children's centers and theater groups transform SCRAP materials into sculptures, paintings, and other masterpieces. Anyone can contribute by purchasing or donating high quality, clean, reusable materials that might otherwise be thrown away.

 

 




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