Is Freecycle a Yahoo group?
The organization began as a collection of Yahoo! Groups linked from freecycle.org. It has become a web-community platform on freecycle.org for all groups, which are run by local volunteers.
How do I search Freecycle?
Using this you simply go to your groups home page (http://my.freecycle.org/home/groups) and a new search box will appear. This search box lets you search the “offers” of all freecycle groups which you are signed up to.
What is a Freecycle group?
The Freecycle Network® is made up of more than 5,000 local Town groups with over 9 million members across the globe. It’s a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and keeping good stuff out of landfills.
What is Freecycle website?
We are a grassroots & entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving and getting stuff for free in their own Towns. It’s all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills. Membership is free.
What is the difference between Freecycle and Freegle?
The original giveaway site, Freecycle, was set up in the USA. A few years later, rival UK site Freegle was set up after a transatlantic difference of views. Many local UK Freecycle groups moved to this new site. The two groups work in a very similar way.
What is Freecycle and how does it work?
Freecycle is, in essence, a giant internet-based swap shop, made up of thousands of localised groups allowing users to give away stuff they don’t want any more, and receive stuff they do want. The rules are simple: whatever you give away must be free, and you can’t keep taking without giving.
Whats happened to Freecycle?
You may have noticed that Freecycle Groups are now called Towns. To help you make the transition, we’ll refer to them as local Town groups or Town groups for a while. They are the same groups you know and love. They cover the same area and have the same dedicated local moderators.
How do you use Freecycle?
If you’re not familiar with Freecycle, here’s the basic concept: since many people want to keep their unwanted items out of the waste stream, they choose to recycle them (really reuse or repurpose them) by giving them away for free to others. Freecycle works both ways. People can post when they’re giving away items.
How do I use Freecycle?
How do I join Freecycle?
Sign up for Freecycle
- Username This will be visible to other Freecycle members. It can only include letters or numbers.
- Email Must be a valid email address.
- Confirm Password.
Are Freecycle items free?
You can find just about anything for free on Freecycle! Whether you’re looking for free furniture, baby stuff, collectibles, craft supplies, kids’ clothes, or even free books, you’ll find them plus a whole lot more.
What’s happened to Freecycle?
You may have noticed that Freecycle Groups are now called Towns. To help you make the transition, we’ll refer to them as local Town groups or Town groups for a while. They are the same groups you know and love.