The Buy Nothing Project

sounds good to me

My Make Do and Mend Year

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I stumbled across this page whilst having a scroll through the most excellent Free Our Kids blog, all about Hattie and her family, and their year of buying nothing (at all, not even secondhand-crazy lady, fabulous project!) for their kids.

This project started in the good old US of A, and has now also got groups in Canada, Mexico and Australia.
AND the UK.
Because I have started the very first UK group in lil old Warminster 🙂

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The tagline on the website is “Buy Nothing, Give Freely, Share Creatively”, which kind of sums it up. The website also describes Buy Nothing Groups as “Random Acts of Kindness, all day long” 🙂
It differs from Freecycle and Freegle in that people can offer/ask for help, time, skills etc as well, and also ask for things they might need to borrow, or indeed offer equipment that they would be willing to…

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