The Scrap Exchange

DURHAM, NC — The Scrap Exchange brings creativity to the task of reducing waste as well as truckloads of creative hands-on fun to community festivals throughout the Southeast. The Scrap Exchange collects 250 tons of non-recyclable materials annually from businesses and manufacturers who otherwise would have been forced to add their discards to local landfills. The materials include fabric, cones, tubes, zippers, elastic, lace, foam, paper, matte board, boxes, baskets, adhesives and various other high-quality unique materials that are perfect for creative reuse.

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SC Festival & Event Association - 2015 Conference
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NC Association of Festivals & Events - ShowFest 2015
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Carolina Festivals and Virginia Festivals Magazines cover festivals, fairs, pow-wows, antique shows, cookoffs and other  family events. Each issue contains the most comprehensive state calendars that exist plus a convenient Centerfold Event Locator Map. Each issue also features lively and informative articles on events and vendors plus commentary on the event/travel/tourism industry. Visit the state links using the navigation at the top of the page.

Virginia Field Trips Guide (VFTG) - now in a Magazine format - is sent to all K-8th grade public and private schools in Virginia and Washington, CD as well as home educators in VA, DC, WVA, MD and NC. VFTG is now published three times each year, a Spring and Fall issue which coincides with the Fall and Spring Semester Planning schedules for parents and teachers in both public and private schools. A Homeschool issue began publication in 2013 and is published once each year. More information may be found at