25 Jun '13, 11pm

Recycling Program for the Arts: Materials for the Arts is New York's premiere reuse center, providing a way fo...

When you think of re-gifting, you think of that closet shelf where the most inappropriate, dumbest, need-the-least things you’ve collected reside. The never-ending task is to find enough appropriate people who will be thrilled to reuse all that stuff that’s just taking up space at your house. Makes you wonder what the folks with thousands of odd pieces of carpet or countless empty CD cases do. And now we know. ----- Advertising ----- It’s called Materials for the Arts, and their offices and all their eccentric reusable “gifts” are housed in a 35,000 square-foot warehouse in the New York City borough of Queens. MFTA specializes in creative reuse and connecting people saddled with a plethora of things headed for the landfill with public schools and nonprofits looking for whatever unusual things they can procure to make art. MFTA is part of New York City’s Department of Cultu...

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