New Gallery Show, Fabric Sale, Job Opportunity, and more at Creative Reuse! Check it out!
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Creative Reuse Gallery show: Changes
Open every day from 11-6 in our shop
Check out our second show in our new gallery space! Featuring work by Creative Reuse staff members, this group show explores the creative potential of reclaimed materials. 

June Fabric Sale!
June 1 - June 30
Take 20% off everything in the Fabric Section during the entire month of June.


Bar Crafts: June Edition!
Sunday, June 5 from 6pm-9pm - at the Allegheny Wine Mixer
Get crafty with Creative Reuse while you enjoy adult beverages and delicious treats.


We're hiring!
We're looking for an awesome new shop assistant. The deadline is Saturday, June 4 at midnight.

Open Volunteer Orientation

Thursday, June 23, from 6:30-7:30pm - in our shop
Want to get behind the scenes of Creative Reuse? Interested in learning how we deal with all our donated materials? Check out our completely open Volunteer Orientation and find out how you can help make the shop organized and beautiful. Feel free to bring a friend! If you're interested in volunteering, please fill out an application at either before or after the event. See you soon!

project sponsorship note
Have you (or someone you know) received a Project Sponsorship from Creative Reuse? Did it help to make your vision more creative, beautiful, and earth-friendly? If it did, please give us a vote for the CREATE 2016 awards, and check out all the other awesome finalists while you're at it! (We're in the 2nd category down - "Art + Technology")

upcoming programs

Here's what the Creative Education Team is preparing for June!

may program recap
Here's what the Creative Education team accomplished in May!

may program highlight

One of our highlights last month was our Reuse Birdhouse program at the Pittsburgh Gifted Center! We got to make birdhouses with these delightful kids for a whole week. We especially loved birdhouses that served a couple purposes, such as this sweet birdhouse that doubles as a fashionable handbag!
business thank-yous
Many thanks to the following businesses and nonprofits who chose to reuse in May by donating their discards to Creative Reuse!
Allegheny Smokeworks Allegheny Wine Mixer Alpha Aromatics Buhl Planetarium - Construction Junction - Mosaic Mitzi Penn Trafford High School Art Club RecycleRama The Urban Beader
If you work for a business or non profit that is interested in donating reusable materials, please contact

volunteer spotlight: meet emily!
We love our volunteers and interns! Meet this month's volunteer in the spotlight, Emily!

Emily began volunteering with us as an intern in October of 2015, and has since joined our staff as a shop assistant! Click here to read what she had to say about her experience as an intern. If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering, click here to check out our offerings!

creative conundrum reveal
Every month we choose a material that we have in plentitude and want to celebrate the creative potential of. Come play with this material during our Creative Conundrum Lab, taking place at Creative Reuse on Wednesday, June 22nd from 2 - 5 pm.

This month's Creative Conundrum material is...

Bubble wrap!

Come craft with us on Wednesday, 6/22. See what you can make with a whole bunch of bubble wrap! We might even let you do some popping.

Everyone can use a little glue now and then.
The sidewalks are calling!
Beautiful large marbles in shades of blue and purple.
A color-coded array of lovely brooches!
Caps for sale!
Versatile, lidless boxes can be used for storage, dioramas, sorting, etc.
Wool thread in a kaleidoscope of colors.
Don't be alarmed! They come in pieces.
Burly burlap bags!
We have a lot of fun on social media. We hope you do, too! Pick your poison:
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