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Freegive - Find your community recycling group near you

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 7:56 pm    Post subject: Freegive - Find your community recycling group near you Reply with quote

Items we throw away such as bed, television, clothes, furniture, printer, toys, sofa and computer can pass to someone in your community.

Recycling is an effective way to cut down on the use of these limited resources as well as promoting community involvement in the process.

If you haven't heard yet, there is wonderful organization called Free Give Group ( www.freegive.co.uk ). Free Give Group connects people who are giving and getting unwanted items for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills and, at the same time, helping someone in your community by gifting them the item you no longer need. Another benefit of using freegive.co.uk is that it encourages poeple to get rid of junk that we no longer need and promote community involvement in the process. By using freegive.co.uk, not only are you able to get rid of your item with the minimum of fuss; you will also be doing your part in stopping another reusable item ending up in a landfill. It's completely free to join and everything posted must be free.

Freegive group is active in all England regions. Find a group near you at www.freegive.co.uk/england.htm

Freegive group is active in all London boroughs. Find a group near you at www.freegive.co.uk/londonfg.htm

Free give group is active in all United Kingdom and other countries across the world. Find a group near you at www.freegive.co.uk/groups.htm

This is a great idea! Encouraging people to reuse and recycle things by giving them away and not sending them to the garbage bin!

I think freegive ( www.freegive.co.uk ) is a great way to build a bond in the community and it's always good to recycle. I think it's a fantastic idea and everyone should join!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think we ought to let this thread run. It's useful spam.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

kenneal wrote:
I think we ought to let this thread run. It's useful spam.


Hmm ... except, there are lots of groups and very little activity ...
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Am I right in thinking this is the group that is trying to start up after Freecycle in the US pulled the plug on the UK group?

Anyone help here?
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 25, 2010 8:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

kenneal wrote:
Am I right in thinking this is the group that is trying to start up after Freecycle in the US pulled the plug on the UK group?

Anyone help here?

The Freecycle groups around here are still running and very active, and there also seem to be Free Give groups, but with only one or a few members.
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