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Freecycling

The act of giving away usable unwanted items to others instead of disposing of them in landfills.

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A Quick Tip by EcoMama

  • Feb 21, 2011
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My daughter is dressed mostly in 'freecycled' clothing from relatives, there is so much to go around I can't even imagine throwing it away, what a huge waste. Craigslist is great for this purpose, I've given away a lot of things we don't need there - stuff you couldn't really sell.
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review by . March 07, 2010
posted in Green Living
What is exactly is freecycling? It is when someone gives away an unwanted item, for free, to another person. That item could be anything from tools to appliances. So instead of throwing things away to sit in landfills, you can give them away to someone who needs them. You weren't expecting money anyway for something you were going to put out to the trash.  Freecycling is a great way to reuse what we own while reducing our carbon footprint. The internet has really helped in making freecycling …
Quick Tip by . August 04, 2010
posted in Green Living
We all need to be aware of what we can donate in the way of what we, at times, randomly throw out.
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Freecycling, or free recycling, is a term used to describe the act of giving away usable items that you no longer want or need as a means of keeping them out of a landfill.

Freecycling can be as simple as donating items to charity or having a "free" table at a garage or yard sale. In order to make freecycling more efficient, a number of organizations have sprung up to help people who want certain items connect with those who are giving them away.

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