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Re: [teacherartexchange] recycled art supplies in NY

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From: Dulcius (dulcius_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Nov 03 2008 - 17:56:54 PST


Chris,
we have one in Toledo called "Scrap4Art", and there's an even bigger one in
Ann Arbor called "The Scrap Box". I know the one in Toledo operates mostly
or completely on some type of grant.. I'm assuming you're looking to talk to
them about starting something similar? I can tell you that these places are
GREAT for getting all sorts of extremely cool stuff!
-Lydia in Toledo
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From: "chris massingill" <chris_massingill@yahoo.com>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
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Sent: Monday, November 03, 2008 3:21 PM
Subject: [teacherartexchange] recycled art supplies in NY

> Greetings!
>
> I am looking for some information and thought that maybe someone on this
> list could point me in the right direction.
>
> I read something on this list a few years ago about a group in New York
> City that takes unwanted objects like buttons and yarn and fabric scraps
> (leftover from industry maybe? ) etc. and collects them for art teachers.
> I remember looking at the photos and they had barrels of organized
> supplies. Does anyone know the name of this organization or another like
> it?
>
> We have a small sustainability group in my town that is interested in
> turning a historic building into artist studio spaces and I thought they
> might be interested in taking on some recycled supplies as well.
>
> Thanks!
>
> chris massingill in Central Arkansas
>
> www.chrismassingill.com
>
>
>
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