Remember or be aware of other costs Edit
Free stuff may be in some senses free, yet still have environmental costs. Questions to ask when accepting or acquiring free stuff
- do you really need it?
- would it be supporting unsustainable production?
- are there costs associated with it's reuse, repair, recycling or disposal?
- Philosophy of the GNU Project, describes the philosophy of the Free Software Movement
- City of Berkeley, Free Things from the City of Berkeley and partners to help residents and businesses with many free solutions to common environmental problems.
Wanted pages and external links
- GoodNewsForPolarBears.org, give and get free stuff in your local community
- Project Freesheet web based campaign to highlight issues and concerns raised by the ever increasing amount of free literature now being handed out on the streets of our cities around the world.
- Recycling Your Unwanted Items For Free With Freegive - Free Give is made up of groups with members across the world. Free Give connects 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. There is no charge for this, it's completely free to join.