About SHRUB Coop

We’re a cooperative in Edinburgh working for a world without waste! We empower our
community to live a low waste and 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

Our activities include...

The ​Swapshop​ , where you can swap your unwanted things for something else that's
been preloved. You can find it at the Zero Waste Hub on 22 Bread Street.

The​ Food Sharing Hub​ , where you can fill a basket of rescued food and pay as you feel.
You can find it at the Zero Waste Hub on 22 Bread Street.

The Wee Spoke Hub​ , a DIY bike workshop where we empower you with the skills and
tools to repair your own bicycle. You can find it at 13 Guthrie Street.

The ​SHRUB Space​ workshop, where we run upcycling activities and environmental film screenings. You can find it at 17 Guthrie Street.

How we work

SHRUB Coop is organised non-hierarchically and strives to provide an inclusive and
empowering experience for all staff, volunteers, and members in our community. We
have a staff team who coordinate around 150 volunteers across the organisation to
deliver all our activities through working groups. Each project has a working group with
a staff member and a team of dedicated volunteers. Other core working groups, such as
Finance and Admin, Communications, and Welfare, exist to support projects across the

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.

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