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How "Buy Nothing" Facebook Groups Work to Create a Gift Economy in Communities

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As the saying goes, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. With that in mind, Rebecca Rockefeller and Liesl Clark founded the Buy Nothing Project back in 2013. Now, six years later, the project has expanded to thousands of locations all over the globe. Buy Nothing Facebook groups help people live sustainably by saving them money, reducing waste, and strengthening their community — so it’s pretty much a win, win, win.

Read on to learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Buy Nothing groups.