Dorset Scrap Store

Dorset Scrap Store

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Dorset Scrap Store

The Dorset Scrap Store provides a community crafting hub that facilitates the re-use of scrap materials. 

You can donate unwanted materials to the Dorset Scrap Store (see the Dorset Scrap Store website for details).

Here's a list of items the Dorset Scrap Store would always like to receive:

  • Art supplies - paint brushes, paint pallets, pastels
  • Artificial flowers/greenery
  • Artificial grass (clean off-cuts or end of roll)
  • Baubles
  • Beads
  • Black-out material
  • Bottle corks (clean)
  • Bottle tops (washed thoroughly)
  • Buckles
  • Business cards (must be blank on one side)
  • Buttons
  • Canvass
  • Card (plain and coloured, clean)
  • Cardboard rolls (NOT the inside of toilet rolls)
  • Carpet samples (clean/not used)
  • Cork board
  • Cotton reels
  • Crepe paper
  • Crystals
  • Cushions
  • Dice
  • Drapes & Voiles
  • Dress fabrics
  • Dressing up costumes (clean)
  • Envelopes (not used previously)
  • Ex-window display - art items - e.g. decorations, props, fake flowers, bunting
  • Fabric swatch books
  • Fake fur
  • Felt
  • Fine electronic wires and cables
  • Fine mesh
  • Flexible plastic tubing of various diameters
  • Flipchart paper
  • Foam
  • Foam board
  • Furniture trimmings
  • Gems
  • Glitter
  • Greetings cards (with or without envelopes)
  • Hooks
  • Items from costume makers / fashion designers
  • Items from haberdashery manufacturers
  • Jars - clean and empty
  • Jewellery (especially beads)
  • Knitting needles
  • Lace
  • Lino off-cuts (unused)
  • Leather
  • Mannequins
  • Mosaic tiles
  • Nails
  • Needles and thread
  • Novelty items – mini toys, mini jokes, crackers
  • Paint brushes, pallets, rollers (in good condition)
  • Paper (plain and coloured)
  • Paper in rolls
  • Perspex
  • Picture frames
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Plain paper bags - small/medium (unused only)
  • Plastic bottle tops (only if clean)
  • Plastic containers - small/beakers
  • Plastic offcuts – rolls
  • Plastic tubes
  • Plastic table coverings/sheets
  • Polyester
  • Pom poms
  • Postcards (not used)
  • Precision springs
  • Ribbon
  • Screws
  • Sequins
  • Sewing thread
  • Sheet Foam
  • Shirt fabric
  • Silk
  • Small cardboard & plastic boxes
  • Stationery- plastic wallets, pencils, rubbers, etc
  • Sticky paper
  • Sticky-back plastic
  • Straws
  • String
  • Tacks
  • Tester pots of paint (unused)
  • Theatrical costumes
  • Theatrical props
  • Tile samples (not used, not covered in grout)
  • Tin-foil (unused)
  • Tissue paper
  • Twine
  • Upholstery fabric
  • Wadding
  • Wallpaper (whole rolls and ends of rolls)
  • Wallpaper swatch books
  • Wood - small off-cuts without splinters
  • Wool

To purchase items you must first become a member of the Dorset Scrap Store. You can then buy 'scrap bags' - fill your bag from the whole range of items in the store and pay a fixed price based on the size of the bag.

See website for details.

Features

Sell, Donate, Swap, Lend or Recycle
Donate
Donations from
Individuals, Businesses
Type of Organisation
Not for Profit
Cause
Children, Community, Education, Environment, Family

Location

Address
The Factory, 14 Alder Hills, Poole, Dorset
Post Code
BH12 4AS
Location
Dorset