Inspiring people through
environmental education.

We preserve & care for the Earth's natural resources,
while working to build sustainable communities.


School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education

It’s easy for us on the SCARCE team to continue doing what we do. Why? Our motivation comes every day in the lovely notes of thanks we receive. The SCARCE Team is always deeply touched when reading these kind words in return for our environmental education programs and the SCARCE Rescue Programs. We’re grateful to the people who support us each and every day!

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What We Collect At SCARCE

SCARCE is committed to finding a way to keep “stuff” out of a landfill by finding a way to reuse or recycle as much as we can!

  • Books in any condition
  • Eyeglasses
  • School and Office Supplies
  • Scrap Metal
  • Crayons
  • Cell Phones and Cords
  • Canning Equipment
  • Holiday Lights
  • Cork

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How SCARCE Helps

SCARCE works to keep things out of the landfill and
get them to people near and far that can use them.

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What's Happening at SCARCE


New Blog for SCARCE Volunteers

Jun 30 2016


Wheaton Public Library Earns their Earth Flag & Water Quality Flag!

Jun 28 2016


“Pick Up 5” Litter Clean-up Initiative

Jun 28 2016


Full Steam Ahead! Living Waters Course in Review

Jun 24 2016


Glenside Fire Protection District Earned the Earth Flag!

Jun 20 2016

Featured Staff Member


Steve Kenny is a retired science teacher. He has been on the staff at SCARCE for over 10 years teaching our graduate level classes and our energy bike. Steve is retiring from SCARCE this year. We will surely miss him!

Are You Ready To Do Your Part?

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