Artcycle TX - Found Objects Makers List
We accept these items:
Donated materials (new & gently used)
Liquidation items purchased from public and private businesses
* Everything Paper:
Lined, unlined, construction, die cut, newspaper, rice paper, printed, strips, beads, card board, note cards, mat board, confetti, envelopes, scrapbook, painted, game boards, tinted, handmade, sampler, envelopes, boxes, fiber books, fiber magazines, art books…
Caps, dice, blocks, sheets, toys, game pieces, spools, miniatures, buttons, cups, boards, signs, straws, sheets, folders, pens, lettering, hoses, tubes, tape, cables, chips…
Glass jars, essential oil bottles, miniature bottles, buttons, glass beads, eye glasses, vials, glass pedestals, frame glass, tumbled glass,…
Dowels, knobs, clothes pins, boxes, blocks, chips, golf tees, cubes, sticks, slices, small bamboo, buttons, wooden balls, die cut, scrap, beads, spools, twigs, frames…
Shiny, smooth, wire, nails, hoops, keys, screws, bolts, ornaments, pots, utensils, tools, clips, pins, miniatures, jewelry findings, mesh, pans, copper, tacks, frames...
Fabric - silk, cotton, twill, canvas, chiffon, rayon, scraps, squares, small cuts, threads, Velcro, elastic, needles, buttons, rippers, chalk, zippers, trimming, binding, cords, lace, yarn, fiber fill, string, notions, spools, nylon...
* Everything Draw and Paint:
Oil, acrylic, watercolor, tempera, latex, primer, gesso, floetrol, brushes, rollers, palettes, charcoal, chalk, pastels, dyes, ink, pencils, pens …
* Everything Rubber & Vinyl:
Cups, beads, cover sheets, numbers, blocks, dice, bowls, toys, vials, buckets, keys, bags, brushes, pens, tags, clips, rings, garland, frames...
* Everything Clay/Tile
Tiles, small rocks, ceramic tile, terra cotta, pots, glass, stone, shell, plaster, polished, rough, decorative...
Non- toxic only (must be safe for humans)
No clothing of any kind (check thrift stores and churches)
No explosive liquids, old house paint or motor oil (check local city sanitation)
No hand washed food containers (reduces pest infestation)
No appliances, furniture, scarp metal or tires (check thrift stores and scrap companies)
No large quantities that prohibit storage until redistribution
Other suggested place to recycle/donate: local schools, churches, recreation centers, shelters and libraries.