SCRAP - Scroungers' Center for Reusable Art Parts

    Please Call: (415) 647-1746

    Pickup: Must be 3 boxes or more for free pick-up, call for appointment.

    Drop-off: Call first.

    General Info: Collects unwanted materials from all sources and distributes them to art and educational groups. Graciously accepts monetary donations for materials selected. SCRAP is a nonprofit organization, therefore donations are tax-deductible. Facility entrance on Newcomb, between Toland and Selby.

    Hours: Tu-Sa 9am-5pm

    E-mail: scrapsf@mindspring.com

    Website: http://www.scrap-sf.org

    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    Hazardous Material
    This vendor handles:

  • Glues
  • Metal
    This vendor handles:

  • Scrap Metal (Only sheet metal, cookie tins, jewelry parts, pans & lids, trays and film reels.)
  • Wire Scrap (Including telephone wire.)
  • Wire: Aluminum
  • Wire: Copper
  • Organics
    This vendor handles:

  • Wood Debris: Untreated (Small clean pieces; for larger pieces call in advance.)
  • Paper
    This vendor handles:

  • Cardboard (Only tubes & gift boxes.)
  • Envelopes - Reuse
  • Paper: Computer
  • Paper: Mixed (Mural paper, misprints & millends, folders, dividers, legal pads, hanging & upright files, stationary, tablets, gift wrap, wall paper, posters, photos, etc.)
  • Paperboard (Chipboard and foam core board.)
  • Plastic
    This vendor handles:

  • Bottles - Plastic: Non-CRV (Only film canisters & tennis ball canisters.)
  • CD / Jewel Cases: #6 PS-GPPS
  • Diskettes - Computer
  • Foam Padding: Polyurethane
  • Mylar
  • Plastic Bottles: Non-CRV (Only film canisters & tennis ball canisters.)
  • Styrofoam: #6 PS (Only new styrofoam trays.)
  • Reuse
    This vendor handles:

  • Art Supplies & Materials - Reuse
  • Beads - Reuse
  • Books - Reuse
  • Buttons - Reuse
  • Candle Wax - Reuse
  • Carpet - Reuse
  • Ceramic Tiles - Reuse
  • Chemistry Equipment - Reuse
  • Clothing - Reuse (Costumes & hats only.)
  • Clothing Scraps / Remnants - Reuse
  • Fabric - Reuse
  • Furniture - Reuse (File cabinets, book cases & drafting boards/tables.)
  • Greeting Cards - Reuse (Postcards (including used ones) also accepted.)
  • Magazines - Reuse
  • Maps - Reuse
  • Musical Instruments - Reuse
  • Nuts / Bolts / Screws - Reuse
  • Poly-Foam - Reuse
  • School / Office Supplies - Reuse (Tape, rubber bands, pens, pencils, crayons, rubber stamps & pads, scissors, erasers, chalk & chalkboards, staplers, mouse pads, etc.)
  • Sporting Goods - Reuse (Tennis balls & inner tubes.)
  • Textiles / Fabric - Reuse
  • Tools - Reuse (Tools for crafts and construction.)
  • Toys / Games - Reuse
  • Zippers - Reuse
  • Special Materials
    This vendor handles:

  • Carpet (Carpet samples of 12" x 12" or larger.)


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If it is not recyclable, please assure that you dispose of material properly through your garbage collection company or a permitted Transfer Station or Landfill.  To report illegal dumping, call 1-800-NO-DUMPING.

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