Waste Management World: Gifts are a Plenty at ‘Freecycle’

The U.S. Army issued the following news:

It’s called a “gift economy” and by all accounts, it’s a win-win situation. The idea is simple: Drop off used items you no longer need or desire, (appliances, electronics and clothes, etc.) and search though an array of replaceable gifts. No money is exchanged, and no usable items will crowd an already overflowing landfill. One man’s trash freely becomes another man’s treasure.

“Freecycle” facilities are popping up all over the U.S., and beginning Earth Day, Grafenwoehr will reap the benefits of this display of community giving. The Grafenwoehr Freecycle, located in Building 441, will host its grand opening April 22, from 10 a.m.-noon. Building 441 is right next to the Grafenwoehr Car Care Center, across the street from the baseball fields near Gate 6.

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