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What is the ‘Recycled Materials’ category?

The Recycled Materials category is a dedicated section on our website where artists can buy and sell used or leftover art supplies, equipment and materials. This feature promotes sustainability and helps artists find affordable resources for their creative projects. For full information about what you can and cannot sell, please see our Guide for Sellers.

Yes, all items listed in the Recycled Materials category should be in good, usable condition. Please provide accurate descriptions and clear images of the items. Additionally, ensure that all materials are safe for use and comply with any relevant regulations or guidelines.

You can list a wide variety of items, including but not limited to:


  • Unused clay blocks
  • Glazes and underglazes
  • Pottery wheels
  • Kilns
  • Molds and templates
  • Pottery tools (e.g., trimming tools, sponges, rib tools)
  • Slip casting materials
  • Ceramic pigments and stains
  • Reclaimed ceramic pieces for mosaics


  • Canvases (unused or partially used)
  • Easels
  • Paintbrushes
  • Paints (acrylic, oil, watercolor, etc.)
  • Palettes and palette knives
  • Gesso and primers
  • Varnishes and sealants
  • Frames and framing supplies
  • Sketchpads and drawing papers
  • Charcoal, pastels, and other drawing materials


  • Sculpting tools
  • Armatures and supports
  • Modeling clays (e.g., polymer clay, air-dry clay)
  • Casting materials (e.g., plaster, silicone molds)
  • Stone carving tools
  • Wood carving tools
  • Metalworking tools
  • Reclaimed metals, woods, and stones
  • Wire and mesh for armatures


  • Printing presses
  • Inks and pigments
  • Printing plates
  • Rollers and brayers
  • Printmaking papers
  • Screen printing supplies (screens, squeegees, emulsion)
  • Etching tools and acid baths
  • Linoleum and wood blocks

Glass Art

  • Glass tiles, glass chips, grouting and tools

Textile Arts:

  • Sewing machines
  • Fabric scraps and remnants
  • Embroidery hoops and needles
  • Yarn and threads
  • Dyes and dyeing equipment
  • Weaving looms
  • Batik and tie-dye supplies
  • Quilting tools and materials


  • Cameras and lenses
  • Tripods and lighting equipment
  • Darkroom supplies (e.g., enlargers, developing tanks)
  • Photo paper and chemicals
  • Props and backdrops
  • Film rolls

General Art Supplies:

  • Storage solutions (e.g., art bins, drawers)
  • Display stands and mounts
  • Art books and instructional materials
  • Workshop and studio furniture (e.g., desks, stools)
  • Protective gear (e.g., gloves, masks)
  • Reclaimed and found objects for mixed media art

For any questions or clarifications regarding what can and cannot be sold, please contact our support team at [email protected].

  • Hazardous Materials: toxic chemicals or substances; flammable materials, corrosive materials; asbestos-containing products; pesticides or herbicides
  • Expired or Compromised Supplies: expired paints; inks or other perishable art materials; dried-out or hardened clays and pastes; damaged or broken equipment that cannot be safely repaired
  • Health and Safety Risks: medical waste or items with potential biological hazards; used canvases or papers with mold or mildew; items with sharp edges or points that are not properly safeguarded
  • Personal Care Items: used makeup or body paints; any items that come in direct contact with the skin and are not properly sanitized
  • Animal Products: items made from endangered species
  • Incomplete or Non-functional Items: equipment that is missing essential parts and cannot be used as intended; kits or sets with missing pieces that render them unusable

For any questions or clarifications regarding what can and cannot be sold, please contact our support team at [email protected].

  • All listings will be reviewed on regular bases  to ensure compliance with these guidelines.
  • Sellers found violating these guidelines may have their listings removed. 
  • If you encounter an item that you believe violates our guidelines, please report it to our support team for further investigation.

Contact Us

  • For any questions or clarifications regarding what can and cannot be sold, please contact our support team at [email protected].