Stories from the Scrapstore


October 29, 2015


I can never say enough good things about the volunteers we have here at the Scrapstore. They devote so much of their time and energy to helping us run, and we couldn't manage without them. But as well as volunteering here, many of them also help out with other great causes as well.


Shujaat Mahmood, our 'IT Expert', has been volunteering here every Tuesday since 2013, but, in addition to all he do...

October 14, 2015


The Scrapstore was delighted to welcome the Windmill Cluster of schools to our family of members in September. 

As part of encouraging their use of our 'sustainable' materials, one of our best friends - Ruth Moyler (Lead Practitioner at John Donne School, part of the Southwark Teaching Alliance and consultant with Linden Learning) led a workshop out of her mobile 'green shed' for 25 of the Early...

October 7, 2015

At the Scrapstore, we are constantly amazed at the fantastic things that our members make from the materials they get from us, but let's be honest - everyone needs a little help with inspiration every now and then. 


While we have some fabulous interactive demos on offer, we know that it's not always possible to attend them, but don't despair! We also have a huge amount of worksheets available, for...

October 6, 2015


Our General Manager joined fellow Londoners at the 'No Third Runway at Heathrow' rally in Parliament Square on Saturday 10th October.  - organised by HACAN and the conservative MP for Richmond, Zac Goldsmith.  The Scrapstore is an environmental charity, promoting re-use for environmental benefit and we are interested in all green issues, particularly those that may affect the health of Londoners...

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