EAST BAY DEPOT OF BAY AREA CREATIVE RE-USE INC
- Arts & Culture
Location4695 TELEGRAPH AVEOAKLAND, CA 94609 United States
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.
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.