We are a strong and dedicated team of creative reuse professionals who love diverting usable waste from the waste stream and making creative materials accessible to teachers, parents, kids, hobbyists, crafters, artisans, creative entrepreneurs and, well, everyone.

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AMY TURNER

Executive Director

  • Hometown: Bridgewater, Va  
  • Current Residence: Glen Allen, Va
  • Been at SCRAP since: April 2018  
  • SCRAP expertise: Out of the Box creating and organizing
  • Favorite store item: Oilcloth, Beads and anything vintage!
  • Favorite creative reuse project: Found item mosaics and working in resin
  • What they’re up to off the clock: Exploring the world and learning as many crafts as I can!

Pronouns: she, her, hers

amy.t@scrapcreativereuse.org

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SAM BUTERBAUGH

Education Coordinator/Reuse Specialist

  • Hometown: Chicago, IL   
  • Been at SCRAP since: June 2019  
  • SCRAP expertise: A true lover of scraps! I’m inspired by uselessness and the potential of common objects. Sculpture, music, and collage
  • Favorite store item: Anything creepy and/or old
  • Favorite creative reuse project: Rainsticks, shrinky dinks, leathercraft, and anything that kids love to do
  • What they’re up to off the clock: Homebrewing, pickin’ banjo, and getting to know my amazing community!

Pronouns: he, him, his

hellorichmond@scrapcreativereuse.org

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KIM CHIARCHIARO

Volunteer/Donations Pickup Specialist

Graduate of NYU, Kim has always made a point to surround herself with communities of creative and thoughtful people. With her two kids out of the house and in college, she has more time to craft, volunteer, and think about ways materials in our everyday life can be reused and recycled. When she isn’t behind the counter you will find her sewing with the fabrics she’s rummaged for at the store and traveling the globe. After furnishing a house with all reclaimed items and furniture she is looking for that next big (or small) project.

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REGAN SPURLOCK

Board Member/Grant Writer/Volunteer

A recent transplant to Richmond, Regan is an artist, activist, and nonprofit manager working to support artists and educators. Her passion lies at the intersection of craft, sustainability, and mental health. She relishes in the creative process and has employed reclaimed and found materials in her projects since childhood. As an artist she works with metal and fabric to create jewelry and functional doodads.

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