Freecycle!! Any place

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by moodusnewchick, May 26, 2008.

  1. moodusnewchick

    moodusnewchick Songster

    Feb 15, 2008
    Check out your local freecycle, I think it's a group through yahoo! It's a site with the purpose of helping "stuff" stay out of landfills/incinerators...etc. I have found people giving away hand built dog houses, rabbit hutches, chicken fencing and wood. I just picked up a great hutch that I plan on converting for the next batch of chickens (yeah, i'm addicted). After my hutch pick up, my friends I went to pick up a free playhouse that my chicken-friend is going to use for a coop!! Both are in great condition!!
  2. Bi0sC0mp

    Bi0sC0mp Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    yeah freecycle is good but in my area its getting bad people are mean and nasty on there so rude..
  3. eggchel

    eggchel Crowing

    Dec 26, 2006
    Both Coasts

    have received all kinds of construction materials from freecycle, as well as dog houses, feeders, landscape plants, etc., but I am fortunate that there are several large freecycle groups in my area.

  4. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Quote:Mine here is awful!!! All we have is a bunch of people begging for stuff. Pretty pathetic, really.
    Last edited: May 26, 2008
  5. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Songster

    Apr 26, 2008
    I just tried to join one. I go there once a month for chicken swaps. It's an hour drive and they told me I am too far away. Come on people! I live in a rural area. An hour drive is nothing to get to the big grocery store and other places. My town does have a tiny grocery store but at least once a week we drive to the bigger town and yet they tell me I am too far away. Anyways...They won't get anything free from me. I was hoping to join to pick up some chicken coop supplies free but I guess I will be buying everything for my chickens instead.
  6. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    It's allaccording to who the moderator of the county is. We have one here that would not let me become a member because they wanted just their towns people in theirs. Oh, well. their loss is the way I see it.

    Why don't you become a moderator in your area for a freecycle. You can start your own.
  7. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
    i signed up for freecycle, but it wont let me join any groups because i have to have an yahoo id?? can someone explain this to me please?

    any help would be greatly appreciated
  8. I signed up, wanting wood & building materials but nothing, so far...of course, it could be because most people in this area either don't have internet or want $ for things, LOL Or both! [​IMG]
  9. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    I prefer craigslist. There is a free section and it's easier to use personally.
  10. You have to have a yahoo id because it is a part of yahoogroups.

    Once you get the id you can tell it to use your other email address.

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