Reuse Centers for Artist Supplies
If you are interested in art from recycled materials, check out these resources.
Dumpster Diversion Project
For more information and for donation drop-off please contact R.C. aka The Dumpster Diva:
Tel: (925) 671-7508
East Bay Depot
East Bay East Bay Depot is a nonprofit organization in Oakland, CA that collects discarded materials from businesses and manufacturers and makes them available to teachers, artists, and the public. Tel: (510) 547-6470
SCRAP Scroungers' Center for Re-Usable Art Parts (SCRAP) acts as a nonprofit conduit for unwanted materials. SCRAP collects materials from businesses and individuals that would other wise be throw away, and distributes them to art and educational groups.
RAFT Resource Area For Teachers (RAFT) is a nonprofit organization in Sunnyvale, CA, that funnels business surplus materials to schools and community groups for creative learning and play.
Urban Ore As-Is Center recyles items for reuse and designs design disposal facilities for zero waste.
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Online Materials Exchangehttp://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/CalMAX/
If you have never perused through Calmax, do it now!http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/CalMAX/CoCoMax/default.asp
Contra Costa is proud to have CoCoMax!