Scrapstores and Creative Reuse

List from Around the World

a WorldWide Guide



World Wide Web

 Recycling Ideas and Solutions for Donating and Gifting things to others in need


National- Kids Recycle! - Online

  • Examples of recycling programs in schools across the country.


KinderArt - Online

Online resource for art lesson plans and ideas from recycled materials


freecycle - Online

  • Changing the world, one gift at a time™
  • It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills. Each local group is moderated by local volunteers (them's good people). Membership is free.


FreeUse - Online

  • the simple, age-old principle that's changing the world one gift at a time.
  • Well, in a nutshell, it's person to person recycling! Membership is free.


instructables - Online

  • With Instructables you can share what you make with the world — and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.


Craigslist - Online local resource

  • Local classifieds and forums - community moderated, and largely free.

        Check out the free category!


wikiHow - to do anything - Online

  • The world's collaborative how to manual - Online

  • Meet a Need. Donate Stuff.
  • connects individuals and businesses who want to donate items with nonprofit organizations that need them. The world's collaborative how to manual


Trash Backwards - Online

We’ve Got Your Reduce, Reuse, and Re-Think Solutions Right Here!

  • This could turn into a great resource if fully developed, Cool get inspired button.
  • Database of rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle solutions from around the world
  • Developing a web tool and mobile app to share this resource widely.


Tinkerlab - Online - Creative experiments for young innovators

  • Creative experiences for the curious. The place to find fun and meaningful ways to make every day creative.
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