Creative Resale is a platform that helps anyone to resell their unused art supplies to those that need it.
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Art materials can be expensive, especially those trying to make creativity their full-time occupation. At the same time, many households often have materials lying around the house without getting used. Creative Resale is a platform that helps anyone to resell their unused art supplies to those that need it.
Based in Michigan, the site enables users with extra materials to list the paint, pencils, pens or larger art equipment that is taking up space in their homes. Artists or educators can then search listings for the items they need and arrange a sale. Alternatively, Creative Resale also has a list of partner organizations that the materials can be donated to. The site charges USD 1.99 per listing, with offers for bulk ads.
While eBay may have become the go-to resource for selling used items, niche sites like Creative Resale could help foster a greater community for selling, swapping and sharing goods related to particular industries, while also reducing waste. Are there other groups that could benefit from a platform such as this?