Inspiring people through
environmental education.

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

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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 people and our natural resources through our Reuse Center, and engaging the broader public through community-wide events and programs.

For over 30 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
  • Eyeglasses
  • School & Office Supplies
  • Holiday Lights
  • Crayons
  • LP Records
  • Electrical cords
  • Keys

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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


T is for Tires

Aug 28 2023


S is for Sneaky Surprises (to Avoid!)

Jul 31 2023


Letter R and the “R-Word” Checklist

May 22 2023


Sustainable Design Challenge 2023

May 03 2023


Q: Quick Tips for Blue Bin Recycling

May 01 2023

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