I don't remember where I first heard about Freecycle, but I do know that since my first time using it this week, I am hooked. To explain the concept, here...

I don't remember where I first heard about Freecycle, but I do know that since my first time using it this week, I am hooked. To explain the concept, here is a quote from their website:

The Freecycle Networkâ„¢ is made up of many individual groups across the globe. It's a grassroots movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns. Membership is free.

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!

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