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.
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!
SCARCE works to keep things out of the landfill and
get them to people near and far that can use them.
Presidents Day: SCARCE Open
SCARCE will be open regular hours (9-4:30) on President’s Day. This includes our Book Rescue. School and non-profit representatives are welcome… Read more »
Used Book & Record Sale
Stop by SCARCE for our Used Book and Record Sale! This sale is open to the public. We… Read more »
Salt Creek Watershed Workshop
DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation are hosting a FREE breakfast workshop in your watershed! This… Read more »
Rose has been with SCARCE since 2011. She began as a volunteer, and was soon hired to assist volunteer groups with diverse backgrounds and interests find activities that suit them best. Throughout her time at SCARCE, she’s initiated our campaign to reduce contamination in single-stream recycling, customized programs to help scouts earn badges, and created a space for ongoing used book and record sales. Rose passionately teaches community members about conserving natural resources and preventing pollution.
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