Stories from the Scrapstore


WAPS re-purposed a record amount of waste in 2015!

18.112 tonnes of waste diverted from landfill/incineration by the Scrapstore in 2015! Did you know that all the fantastic materials we have at Work and Play would end up in landfill, incineration or festering in long-term storage if they weren't donated to the Scrapstore by our wonderful supporters? Members using our stuff for their creative and artistic projects help the environment by reducing our collective carbon footprint by slowing down or stopping the process of materials going to waste. Fabric is particularly carbon-heavy, so reusing our beautiful fabric pieces is particularly green! We are always seeking supplies, so please contact Chris if you have any opportunities for us to colle

Say hello to our new Trustee!

We're very pleased to introduce our newest trustee, Justin Davin Smith! Read on to find out more about Justin, in his own words. It is a great honour to be asked to be a trustee for such an admirable, sustainable and relevant grass roots project such as WAPS. Its fate, the way that I discovered the store, and such a perfect example of serendipity, that I know it can only be a positive and enjoyable journey for all of us. I wear two hats. Not literally! I’m first and foremost an artist, and I used to pay the rent by working as a grant and project adviser for Goldsmiths University. (Basically writing grants to those with the money so that we could fund our projects – yes it is a job!) Anyway,

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