March 20, 2012
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Share, Swap, Borrow and Get Free Stuff!

We all know that getting what you need through sharing, borrowing and swapping instead of buying new is good for the planet: It reduces your use of virgin materials and keeps useful items from heading to the landfill. But did you know you could land a few freebies in the process? From no-cost education to [...] Continue reading

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September 14, 2011
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Freecycling Comes to Facebook

Got a couch, TV or set of dishes in good condition that you need to get rid of? Now you can find a new home for your unwanted, but usable goods while you update your Facebook status. Online classifieds company Oodle is launching new FreeCircle communities on Facebook, allowing neighbors to offer reusable items to [...] Continue reading

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November 11, 2010
by Reduce
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Where to Find Free Paint, Detergent, Cleaner and More

Everyone likes free stuff, but free stuff in the name of saving the environment is even better. Many Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facilities around the country have product exchange rooms, sometimes called swap rooms or swap shops. These rooms offer safe, unopened HHW items for public consumption, keeping them out of the landfill and letting [...] Continue reading

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