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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 …

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8 Ways to Use Your Local Sharing Economy For Free

The strength and durability of our communities are dependent on the interweaving threads of the fabric of that community. As neighbors and friends, we choose how to build and be a part of our community. The local sharing economy and gifting economy are great ways to make our communities stronger and more connected. The more …

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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 …

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Foraging For Mushrooms Through Our Buy Nothing Group

Where I live, foraging for food is a bit of a subculture trend. I live in an area known for its mushrooms, and there are many wooded areas. As you can imagine, this leads to an environment ripe for foraging. A couple of months ago, we noticed some large mushrooms growing on a tree in …

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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 …

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