Can't find a Scrapstore? Start one!

Staff, Volunteers, Management, Structure, Suppliers, Marketing, Press, Finance, Vehicles etc If this all sounds daunting, please don't be put off, even though there is alot to do, there's alot of help available to you.

Think you can do it? Start your own Scrapstore?  Read our Scrapstore Checklist below.

  • Scrapstore materials are predominantly sourced from businesses
  • The scrapstores has a membership scheme
  • The scrapstore is a not for profit organisation
  • The scrapstore is a designated area of sorted scrap materials
  • The scrapstore is accessible by members at specific and regular dates & times

If you answered yes to everything on the checklist and are looking to start a new scrapstore, one of the most important things is to check where other scrapstores are in your area and to contact them.

To do this, you need to go to the Directory page of our website.Type in your postcode and click on a radius of 25-50, check to see all the scrapstores in your area. All their details are on this page. You will need their support to become a member of the Reuseful UK network.

For any more info or help you can contact us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Latest News

  • And the Winner is....ReCreate Ireland

    And the Winner is…ReCreate

    Reuseful UK would like to share our huge congratulations to ReCreate Ireland for winning the Best ‘Not-for-Profit’ Organisation at the South Dublin County Business Awards.  This is an amazing achievement and helps promotes all the brilliant work that takes place in our Dublin based Scrapstore.

    ReCreate is a social enterprise making art materials and educational supplies accessible and affordable to every sector of the community for all kinds of creative purposes. ReCreate inspires tomorrow’s inventors, engineers, and entrepreneurs by making unique and unusual open ended materials freely available at a fraction of the price of high street art shops. To read more about the amazing work at ReCreate please visit their website.

    The South Dublin County Business Awards are to celebrate, showcase and acknowledge all that is good in business and the county of Dublin proudly sponsored by South Dublin County Council, Google, Noel Group, City West, Equita Group, Kuehne + Nagel among others.

     
  • COMMUNITY REUSE CENTRE REFURBISHMENT & REOPENING

     

    COMMUNITY REUSE CENTRE REFURBISHMENT & REOPENING

    Cambridgeshire Community Reuse and Recycling Network – CCORRN, a local community organisation based in March, Cambridgeshire is reopening its doors at 10am on Saturday the 9th of September after the team of staff and volunteers have given the customer area a much needed makeover.

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  • Reuseful UK 2017 National Networking Event

    This year Hull is the UK City of Culture and we are excited to announce the REUSEFUL UK CONFERENCE AND SCRAP SWAP will be held in Hull. Date : Friday 23rd June 2017 Location: Hull Play Resource Centre Booking Prices: Early Bird Fee** £25 per person Members Fee £35 per person Non Members Fee £50 per person **Applicable when booking by 5:00pm on Tuesday 6th June 2017 For any enquiries please email the team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone us on 0560 364 9391 Monday to Thursday 9am to 3pm