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The Recyclery Collective: The Recyclery Collective is an educational non-profit bike shop that promotes sustainability by giving access to tools, skills and opportunities for collaboration. We envision a diverse, resilient neighborhood filled with knowledgeable, self-reliant cyclists. We value Community Collaboration, Social Justice, and Ecological Sustainability. We aim to give used bicycles new life and spread […]

Tailwind For Tools Campaign Finale and an Open House

Join us for our annual fundraising open house on February 16. We’ll have raffles, food, guest speakers, and other fun events. Preliminary schedule of activities 2:00 – 4:30 pm | Art, crafts, raffle and information booths 4:00 pm | Adults-on-kids-bikes-races 5:00 pm | Speakers: highlights of 2020, short presentations by bicycle travelers, and discussion with […]

About The Recyclery

Our Mission

The Recyclery Collective is an educational bike shop that promotes sustainability by giving access to tools, skills, and opportunities for collaboration.

Our Vision

We envision a diverse, resilient neighborhood filled with knowledgeable, self-reliant cyclists.

Our Values

  • Collaboration: We create opportunities for people of all backgrounds to work, share, and learn together to support a practical form of transportation.

  • Social Justice: We provide tools and resources to empower underserved populations and nurture community leaders.

  • Ecological Sustainability: We encourage the mindful use of resources and promote cycling as a part of building more resilient communities.

  • Celebrating Everything We Do: We like to have fun while working hard to make bicycles and mechanics accessible.

Our Structure

The Recyclery is a 501c3 non-profit. All major decisions are made by a quorum of collective members at a twice-a-month meeting. Decisions are made by consensus and the collective is open to anyone willing to put in the time and effort to fulfill collective entry requirements. A few staff members are paid for administrative tasks, fixing bikes for sale, and teaching classes. Regular volunteers fix bikes that we give away and help during Open Shop.

Our Support

The Recyclery is grateful for all the support we receive from the wider community. We’d especially like to thank the Evanston Bicycle Club, Evanston Community Foundation, Reba Place Fellowship, and all of our bike-loving friends:

 
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