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Group for those which are doing Freecycle (freecycle.org)

The Freecycle Network™ is made up of many individual groups across the globe. It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns. Each local group is moderated by a local volunteer (them's good people). Membership is free. To sign up, find your community by clicking on the region on the left. You may then go directly to your local group by clicking on "Go To" or you may immediately joining by clicking on "Join." It will generate an automatic e-mail which, when sent, will sign you up for the local group and send you a response with instructions on how it works. Can't find a group near you? You might want to consider starting one (click on "Start a Group" for instructions). Have fun!

The Freecycle Network was started in May 2003 to promote waste reduction in Tucson's downtown and help save desert landscape from being taken over by landfills. The Network provides individuals and non-profits an electronic forum to "recycle" unwanted items. One person's trash can truly be another's treasure!

How does it work?
When you want to find a new home for something -- whether it's a chair, a fax machine, piano, or an old door -- you simply send an e-mail offering it to members of the local Freecycle group.

Or, maybe you're looking to acquire something yourself. Simply respond to a member's offer, and you just might get it. After that, it's up to the giver to decide who receives the gift and to set up a pickup time for passing on the treasure.

Our main rule: Everything posted must be free, legal, and appropriate for all ages.

Non-profit organizations also benefit from The Freecycle Network. Post the item or items you want to give away and specify that you wish the gift to go to a nonprofit cause. It's entirely your choice! It's a free cycle of giving.

Who can use The Freecycle Network?
Think globally, recycle locally. The Freecycle Network is open to all communities and to all individuals who want to participate. Freecycle groups are moderated by local volunteers from across the globe who facilitate each local group - grassroots at its best! .

Members: 322
Posts: 30
Created: Jul 13, 2006
Type: Public

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Harmen KraaiHarmen Kraai Good group! I cycle a lot 03/31/2013
Marouane MaroMarouane Maro hello 07/08/2013
a.netaa.neta 08/10/2011
Zuzanna KurzawaZuzanna Kurzawa I am interested in this group activities 10/08/2013
Kamiel VerwerKamiel Verwer Charity Travel has a lot of connections for volunteers worldwide! 06/09/2010
Barbara BarbaraBarbara Barbara 03/10/2013
Claudel  HalléeClaudel Hallée 10/26/2013


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  Title By Replies Date
FURNITURE TO GIVE AWAY FOR FREE - SW LONDON! TODAY 18.2.Miriam Linnemann-  02/18/2014
Great Websites To Swap Your Time and Skills! (And Help Me With My Little Fundraising Project?)Martina Russo-  11/28/2013
urgent informationMarouane Maro-  07/08/2013
swap beauty products the f18th january ...VIVIGE-  01/12/2013
freebox – valueing the second hand and creating cohesionDorothée Schmidt-  06/05/2012
MELBOURNE! Come to The MARKET on Sunday to Celebrate Happy Times with Me!Jacqueline Loddby-  09/26/2011
New group for freegans/-ism!Gio Andollo-  01/10/2011
Invitations - Anabela - NÓS - Auditório dos Oceanos - TONIGHTMaria Eduarda Beaumont-  06/18/2010
flight over Budapest on SundayZoltan Ludany-  06/04/2010
- Swapshop meetup !UnihornsExist-  11/17/2009
crazy visionaries travelling round talking bout a better world ;-)Skill Surfers2  11/11/2009
How to build a stove from two beer cansLars Nielsen-  10/16/2009
Free stuff in FinlandHEIDU-  07/23/2009
I started a new group, consider a global artists retreat.Jason Kirin-  10/14/2008
Freecycle MontrealSophie_Montreal-  07/19/2008
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