Who We Are

SCRAP Bin Carrollton, GA Creative Reuse jewelry SCRAP Bin is Georgia’s only dedicated creative reuse center. Our community-donated materials range from recyclables to educational materials to fine art supplies. We also host arts and crafts workshops, special events and birthday parties. SCRAP Bin is also home to the Helwig Gallery.

Our Mission

SCRAP Bin is dedicated to encouraging creative reuse of recycled materials.

Our Values

We believe that sustainability and cooperation are critical values that reflect the fundamental requirements of a thriving community. These values reflect the way a community manages its resources and play a vital role in its environmental health and the well being of its citizens.

Our Goals

  • To educate the community about the short and long term benefits of the four Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Repurpose.
  • To reduce landfill waste by encouraging environmental stewardship.
  • To provide free or low cost materials to teachers, artists, students, and community members for creative reuse.
  • To provide service learning opportunities for students and volunteers.
  • To promote an art friendly, environmentally conscious community.


5 comments for “Who We Are

  1. Brendamarie
    March 15, 2015 at 11:24 pm

    This reminds me of Materials For The Arts in NYC!!!

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  3. Anonymous
    April 22, 2015 at 1:45 pm

    I love scrap bin its a wonderfull resource for. creative. projects thanks scrap bin

  4. Gretel haynes
    June 10, 2016 at 11:23 am

    Do you want all kinds of stuff? I’m cleaning out, but don’t know what to put in the trash.

  5. Wrenn
    March 25, 2017 at 9:16 am

    Is everything free?

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