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FOX 25 / – At some point, you might have to do a renovation at home or decide to replace an appliance, yet the item you’re replacing is still usable.

Up to now, your options were to let it sit in the garage or basement, or perhaps sell it at a yard sale.

That was in the days before Freecycle, a nonprofit organization that runs a worldwide network of online message boards, allowing users to give away items they no longer want and keeping reusable goods out of landfills.

Freecycle groups serve in communities throughout the region. Begun in 2003 in Tucson, Ariz., Freecycle has more than 4,900 groups with 8.4 million members worldwide.

Yvonne Rogers and Erin Munichiello from, who are both from the Franklin chapter, stopped by the FOX 25 Morning News with more on this.

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