The Shrub is funded through the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund and the European Regional Development Fund. We’re grateful for all their support. Find out more about our funders by clicking on the logos below.

The Shrub Swap and Reuse Hub is a community-led cooperative based in Edinburgh. Our vision is of a world without waste.

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.


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


Creative Up-cycling
& Knowledge Building
– get inspired.


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


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

Get Involved

Become a member, work with us, 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.



Become a member!

Click here for all the advantages of  membership!
Become a member from £12/yr, pay online, and use the Order ID to fill out the form we will send you via email after your payment has been confirmed.



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)


Work with us!

We are hiring. We have two great opportunities to be part of an amazing team!

Work with us