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The Freecycle Network is made up of 4,969 groups with 8,650,676 members around the world. It's a grassroots and 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. Each local group is moderated by local volunteers. Membership is free. To sign up, or check it out, go to Freecycle.