Coronavirus Update

As SCARF operates from the City of Wolverhampton College we will reopen for sales and collections as soon as the college deems this acceptable and that we are able to ensure that our individual practices can meet the coronavirus guidelines too. We accept donations and business waste from a multitude of different suppliers and of course for a small venture as our own this comes with additional implications, which we are endeavouring to overcome.

We apologise for any inconvenience the loss of our service has provided and really do hope that we can be up and running to see you soon.

Please keep checking back here to find the status of SCARF.

Welcome to SCARF – The School & Community Arts Resource Facility Wolverhampton

SCARF is a not for profit social enterprise business, based in Wolverhampton. We are focused on reducing the carbon footprint of local businesses and helping the environment by reusing surplus materials from businesses as resources for art, education and play.

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Need Materials?

From plastics, cardboard, fabrics, foam, leather, paper, ribbons to tiles, tubes, tubs, woods, wools, zips and much, much, more.

Our stock is always changing and we're sure that if you come and take a look then you'll leave with even more ideas than you came in with!

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We offer a number of creative workshops for a range of objectives to suit groups of different ages and abilities. We also create specific workshops to meet your individual needs or curriculum.

Our workshops can add to staff inductions, school lessons, local events, fayres, children's parties and baby showers to name but a few.

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Craft Packs

Our craft packs collect ideas into individual packages that provide the materials and instructions for creative projects to "take and make".

Available individually or for bulk order there's a wide and ever-growing range including finger puppets, super hero masks, robots and aliens, fairies and sensory packs.

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Gallery of Examples

Here you will find a collection of pictures that tell a little bit of the story of what happens with our materials when they get back out into the world.

In here there be monsters, magic, fairies, toys, puppets, models and costumes – there's some workshops and may be more than one or two people having fun!

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Consider Donating?

We need your rubbish! Okay, not all of your rubbish but a lot of those items that it just seems a shame to throw away and see end up in landfill.

If your business or company has waste materials or paint, then we may be able to help you by you helping us!

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News & Events

News: Channel 4's Kirstie Allsopp Gives Black Country RePaint at SCARF a Big Thumbs Up!

Channel 4's Kirstie Allsopp Gives Black Country RePaint at SCARF a Big Thumbs Up!

Kirsty Allsopp and "Love it or List it" visited RePaint Black Country at SCARF, where she helped this week's guests find some paint to decorate their house!

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