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EAST BAY DEPOT OF BAY AREA CREATIVE RE-USE INC

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Community
  • Environment

Location

4695 TELEGRAPH AVEOAKLAND, CA 94609 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

To divert waste materials from landfills by collecting and redistributing discarded goods as low-cost supplies for art, education, and social services. The educational mission is to increase the awareness of school children and the general public regarding the "free" benefits of reusing materials.

Description

The Depot is a treasure trove of art and craft materials, educational supplies, vintage decor, paper goods, fabric and much more. Founded n 1979 by two Oakland Public School teachers, the Depot promotes solid waste diversion and resource conservation through the Depot Store and through art and environmental education programs.

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