Freecycle is a website where people give away their used possessions for free instead of putting them out at the curb. This site is truly about someone’s trash, is someone else’s treasure. Freecycle was started in 2003 in Tucson, Arizona to help reduce the waste in Tucson’s downtown as well as to help save the desert landscape from becoming mountains of landfills.
Watch their video at http://www.freecycle.org/video.html. It pretty much sums up what Freecycle is about. According to their website as of today, they have 4041 community groups including an international presence in many countries including UK, Australia, Germany, and Canada. I joined my local county group last year, which consists of over 5500 members. The listings were voluminous.
Freecycle helps you start your own community group if there is not one already started. Sign up and take a look at what is being offered.
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