We’re a cooperative in Edinburgh working for a world without waste!

We empower our community to live a low carbon life. Become a member and learn to fix a bike, swap your preloved things, enjoy some rescued food and be inspired by new ideas.


Our Purpose

  1. To provide a welcoming space for rethinking our relationship to waste, reducing consumption and developing effective use of resources
  2. To support community empowerment in Edinburgh, learning and sharing skills to make a practical difference to the world we share
  3. To deliver innovative waste prevention, creative reuse and repair practices in a living laboratory of Circular Economy

Our Values

We value inclusivity and work with others to provide a welcoming community for all

  • We act with integrity and strive to be sustainable in everything we do
  • We live by co-operative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity, and solidarity

Our Policies


Our Constitution

Our Safer Spaces Policy

Privacy Notice

SHRUB Coop 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 above.