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

SCARCE is an award-winning environmental education non-profit dedicated to creating sustainable communities. We accomplish this through innovative and hands-on education programs for schools and organizations, demonstrating care for our natural resources through our Book Rescue, and engaging the broader public through community-wide events and programs.

For over 25 years SCARCE has been implementing change to foster a more sustainable future.  Find out how we can make an impact together.



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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


September Teacher Workshops Enhance Eco-Knowledge and Provide Hands-on Activities

Sep 29 2016


Lunchroom Food Sharing Programs Curb Waste and Feed Kids

Sep 29 2016


Hot Topics October 2016

Sep 28 2016


Fluorescent Bulbs: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Sep 27 2016


Eco-Extraordinaires October 2016

Sep 26 2016

Are You Ready To Do Your Part?

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