25th Aug 2010

Reuse Websites

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Although the members on this website will enable you to find a new home for most of your unwanted items, there will be occasions when they are not able to help.

However, there are plenty of other ways of finding them a new home. There are a number of sites providing a facility allowing you to give away items you no longer need to anybody who wants them.

Give or Take

efreeko

Free2Collect 

GreenGonzo

Don't Dump That

There are also two e-mail based services, Freecycle and Freegle which are very effective at recycling all manner of items.     

And, whilst we wouldn't normally encourage the setting up of competing services as this tends to fragment the concept, we do think that  EcoBees adds a few extra facilities to these two services. 

A materials exchange is a free online service that allows companies or organizations to list surplus resources, making them available for use by another, either for sale or free. This may encompass a wide range of materials, perhaps...
As an individual you can re-use more items in your day-to-day activities. Here are a few ideas (but there are many more for you to discover!): Reusing your shopping bags is a very useful tip. You can even get a "bag for life...
Barnardo's | Essex, Braintree, CM7 1TX
Barnardo's is a Children's Charity that raises funds through a number of charity shops around the country.