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Answers To Your Buy Nothing Group Concerns and Questions
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Answers To Your Buy Nothing Group Concerns and Questions

While I use our Buy Nothing group quite often and tell many people about it, I get a lot of questions from others who aren’t quite sold on the idea. Here are answers to a few of the concerns and questions about Buy Nothing groups I receive. If you’ve been around the blog for a…

The Joy of Requesting Gifts in Your Buy Nothing Group
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The Joy of Requesting Gifts in Your Buy Nothing Group

Have you ever requested a specific gift in your Buy Nothing Group? Last week, we requested some new toy cars, and they were the perfect little gift to light up my boys on a Friday afternoon! I’ve written at length about my love for our local Buy Nothing Group. Our lovely neighbor administers our local…

How The Gifting Economy of Buy Nothing Made Our Holiday Better
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How The Gifting Economy of Buy Nothing Made Our Holiday Better

The holidays can feel overwhelming, especially as we consider the costs associated with many of the festivities and gift-giving. Consider how participation in a Buy Nothing group or similar gifting economy in your community could make your holiday a little better. Here are three ways our local Buy Nothing group added dollops of joy to…

Foraging For Mushrooms Through Our Buy Nothing Group
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Foraging For Mushrooms Through Our Buy Nothing Group

What is the strangest thing you have shared in a Buy Nothing group? Here’s my little story about how our unwanted mushrooms sparked a new passion for a neighbor. Where I live, foraging for food is a bit of a subculture trend. Our area is well-known for its mushrooms and there are many wooded areas,…

Have You Joined Your Free Local Buy Nothing Group?
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Have You Joined Your Free Local Buy Nothing Group?

If you’re looking to live a more zero-waste lifestyle, reduce your consumption, and practice eco-friendly habits, find your local Buy Nothing group and sign up. It’s totally free, easy to participate in, and will save you tons of money (while also helping you connect with your community). In the summer of 2020, I joined our…

Eco-Friendly Trash Bags: What To Know and What To Buy (2021)
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Eco-Friendly Trash Bags: What To Know and What To Buy (2021)

Looking for eco-friendly trash bags? I took a deep dive into many of the qualities and considerations related to choosing an eco-friendly trash bag. Read on for more and figure out which recyclable or compostable trash bag might be right for you. A month or so ago, I received a note from a friend asking…

8 Important Reasons To Buy Gifts Secondhand
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8 Important Reasons To Buy Gifts Secondhand

Secondhand gifting carries a stigma that it doesn’t really deserve. Despite being secondhand, we can find some really amazing gifts that are preloved by someone else but perfect as a new-to-you gift for a special person in your life. There are so many reasons why secondhand gifting is a great idea and why we should…