Fact Sheet

The Scrap Exchange Fact Sheet 2016

Fiscal Year Averages


27 Years in Existence


12,038 Drop off donations
246 Total Number of pick-ups from businesses, industry, and residents
266 Total tonnage of reusable materials diverted from waste stream

 The Creative Reuse Center:

23,000 Square Feet Retail Store, Workshop/Open Studio, Gallery, Design Center and Offices
477,154 People served (center visits 150,000) (materials donors, outreach and others 75,000)
13,002 Volunteer Hours: Community Service (groups/court ordered), special needs, seniors, board
        104 Employees in 2015 that were issued W-2s

Educational/Outreach Activities:

     480 Total number of Events/BDP/Workshops/Classes/Openings/Presentations/Parades, etc.
      202 Groups and Workshops: open studio groups (126), onsite workshops (18), offsite workshops (49)
       42 Birthday Parties
       78 Outreach Events; General (63), School Events (10),
       55  Presentations (12) Community Meetups (20) Sales events (5)
       74 Classes (33) and Camps (5) Room Rentals (20)
     231 Room Rentals
         1 Bootcamps
2,906 Open Studio participants
        3 Outreach States (Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia)

The Cameron Gallery:

      12 Number of Third Friday Gallery Openings
      11 Number of Third Friday Gallery Exhibits
     83 Number of artists featured in the Cameron Gallery

Charitable Donations:

     96 Donations to schools/arts councils/artists/social service, programs/hospitals/prisons

Number of New Thrift Stores Opened

       1 Scrap Thrift

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