Cheap re-used materials and art supplies
Glasgow Scrap Store
Scrap Stores were set up to supply cheap materials to nurseries and other organisations and are a great resource for cutting your materials costs.
GSA Sustainability funds a GSA membership for Glasgow Scrap Store, any student can go down, show their student ID and gain access.
They’re based in the Gorbals – Ring before you go to make sure they’ll be open.
You’ll see a lot of re-purposed materials, including:– Fabric, lace, thread, buttons, ribbon and trimming – including knicker elastic! – Paper including silver, gold and sometimes red or blue – Assorted card including corrugated, cardboard tubes and boxes – Plastic containers including bottles, ice cream tubs and cups – Materials including foam, sponge, polypropylene and hessian sacks – Office stationery including folders, labels and paper clips – Other materials such as wire, carpet tiles, paint, balloons, coloured cellophane and assorted bags