Formed in Houston, Texas in December 2009 by grade school teachers' kids,
The Center for Recycled Art is a 501c3 organization. Your contributions are
The Center receives donations of clean scrap and reusable art and craft
supplies from Houston's citizens and businesses. Since its inception, the Center
has diverted more than 400,000 pounds of reusable materials from Houston's
landfills. These materials are used in the Center's educational programs and
sponsored projects, like the Teacher Warehouse.
The Center offers structured educational opportunities for students and
organizations in the Greater Houston area. Participants receive instruction in
repurposing waste materials and have hands-on opportunities to create
age-appropriate recycled art.
If you are interested in taking advantage of our programs or services, please
- To reduce the amount of reusable material in Houston's landfills
- To promote environmental awareness
- To provide materials and opportunities to create recycled art