Information about recycling unwanted items for free
WELCOME TO FREEGIVE
Find out how community recycling group work
Freegive is made up of groups with members across the world. Freegive connects people who are giving and getting unwanted item for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse, reduce, recycle and keeping good stuff out of landfills. It's completely free to join and everything posted must be free.
Everyone and any organisation are welcome to join. Itís free to sign up, then post a message with an OFFER of something you want to get rid of, or a WANTED message for something you need.
You have a television or sofa or bed or computer or clothes or furniture or printer or toys or washing machine you were going to throw out.
You join your local Freegive group.
You post an offer on your local Freegive group.
People respond to you if they are interested.
You pick a recipient and arrange for them to collect the item.
They take the item away.
You let your local Freegive group know that the item is no longer available by
posting an item TAKEN message to the group.
Someone in your community who needed your unwanted item can now use it, fix it
or use parts for spares.
If you need an item you can request one on your local Freegive group in the
same way by posting an item WANTED message to the group and if someone has what
you're looking for they will contact you to offer it. If you still have unwanted
items you are trying to get rid of, have you tried your local freegive community recycling group.
Tips on how to post an item on your local freegive yahoo recycling group
Is your item OFFER, TAKEN, WANTED, or RECEIVED?
When making an offer, write "offer or offered" in the subject line first.
Don't put your phone number in it or it will ring off the hook.
Ask individuals to email you with their phone number.
It's a first-come, serve type of thing.
Once your item is gone, post another item TAKEN message to the group that says it's gone.
Always state what area you live in. People need to know whether they have the
means to get to your place to pick up the item. (Please do not put your full
If you need an item you can request one on your local freegive yahoo recycling group
in the same way by posting an item WANTED message to the group and if someone
has what you're looking for they will contact you to offer it.
Our aim is to help people find the things they need, and get rid of the things they don't by encouraging people to recycle working or easily repairable goods such as free tv, furniture, clothes, appliances, computers, toys, television, beds, printer, laptop, books, baby stuffs, sofas, video player, cars, chairs, dvd player, washing machines, mattress, bicycle, table, shoes, fridge, carpet, mobile phones, freezer, cookers or anything that is taking up space can be passed on to someone else in your community.
Meeting new people helps to develop local community networks and friendships in the process. The local group moderators will be happy to help you if you need advice about your local freegive group.
Join community recycling group
Everyone and any organisation are welcome to join us now.
Recycling group faq
Frequently asked questions about Freegive Yahoo recycling group.
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