We can use materials you may throw away!
(Donations are accepted during store hours and by appt.)

Many items have creative value and can be kept out of the trash.
Scrap It Up accepts materials from individuals and from businesses, manufacturers, design firms, furniture stores and other commercial sources. See below for a list of items we accept. This list is not all inclusive, so if you have materials to dispose of that are not on the list, please email us or give us a call.

We welcome both material and monetary contributions. If you believe in our mission, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to Scrap It Up.

Items We Accept

  • All items must be clean
  • Organize and sort if possible
  • Materials must be checked by staff

Artist Supplies

Crayons, pencils and markers, sketch pads, craft paint, watercolors, brushes, carving tools, stencils, pastels, chalk pastels, new clay, glue guns, canvases, easels, rubber stamps, ink and ink pads, printing supplies, mosaic tiles, adhesives, ceramic tiles*

Jewelry Supplies

Beads, jewelry and craft wire, jewelry making tools, old costume jewelry

Paper Products

Cardboard Tubes (sturdy), art paper, sketch pads, cardstock, construction paper, vellum, tissue paper, greeting cards, postcards, poster board, scrapbooking paper, maps, matte board, foam core, playing cards, blank journals

Craft Supplies

Pipe cleaners, craft foam, feathers, glitter, marbles, game pieces, puzzle pieces, duct tape, masking tape, chalk, new silk flowers, wine corks, string, twine, sequins, fabric dyes, punches, postage stamps, stickers, craft glue

Clean Fabric and Notions

Fabric, zippers, buttons, sewing supplies, sewing tools, Velcro, leather, burlap bags or remnants, patterns, ribbon, yarn, knitting needles, crochet hooks, acetate, safety pins, felt

Metal Objects

Bottle Caps (metal), gasket scraps, magnets, promotional magnets, keys, watches and watch parts, phone wires, wire mesh

Plastic Objects

Produce bags, scrap PVC pipe (small pieces), records, CD’s, DVD’s, and *cases, typewriter keys, computer keys, x-rays

Clean Containers

Cigar boxes, baby food jars, tins, *coffee cans with lids, picture frames, film canisters, film reels, altoid containers

Office Supplies

Clipboards, clean binders, rulers, scissors, file folders, staplers, staples, staple removers, hole punchers, tape dispensers, tape, envelopes, paper clips, labels, tags, organizers, colored transparencies, note pads

Small Wood Items

Clothes Pins, corks, spools and spindles, new popsicle sticks, craft sticks, dowels


Craft books, quilting magazines

We do not accept:

House paint (cans), spray paint, clothing, sheets, curtains, toys, computers and parts, furniture, packing peanuts, food containers, carpet, posters

*Not needed at this time