The Shrub Swap and Reuse Hub is Edinburgh’s hub for creative reuse. In 2013 we became the UK’s first student-led cooperative and in just a few short years the Shrub has grown from an idea into an exciting community hub for sustainable living.

 

What we do

We host a huge variety of events and groups at the Shrub. Find out more about what we do by clicking on the icons below.

Swapshop

Swap, Buy & Earn goods to save carbon through creating a circular economy.
Open every Tues, Wed, Thurs & Sat 2-7pm

Workshops

Creative Up-cycling & Knowledge Building – get inspired.

Wee Spoke Hub

Learn, Fix, Ride!
A free & friendly repair & maintenance workshop for bicycle beginners.

Food Sharing

Share your excess food & collect excess food from local businesses: join the food revolution now!

CineShrub

Watch, Learn, Act! Free films every other Thursday, 7pm.


Carbon

We are aiming to save 200 tonnes of carbon in total this year, here’s how we’re doing so far:

Textiles and Shoes
Electronics
Books
Plastics
Metal
Wood
Ceramics and Glass
Food

 

Get Involved

Become a member, volunteer or sign up to our newsletter!

Join our mailing list!  

 If you want to stay updated with all the latest news and events at the Shrub, hit subscribe and we will send you a monthly newsletter with all the information you’ll need. 

Subscribe

 

Become a member from £10/year!  

Click here to find out about all the advantages of becoming a member of the Shrub!

Pay online, and use the Order ID to fill out the form we will send you via email after your payment has been confirmed.

Buy Membership

 

Sign up to be a volunteer!

Volunteers make the Shrub happen.
Apply for one of our volunteer roles to help shape the co-op’s future, get experience, join the community and meet new people!
(Snacks provided)

Volunteer