Notes from a Freecycler

About six months ago, I decided to learn first hand what the Freecycle Network is all about. For those who don´t know, Freecycle is an initiative created in 2003 by a guy from Arizona, Deron Beal. Helping an NGO that recycles materials in his hometown, he noticed that objects in perfect conditions often ended up … Continue reading

Give gifts, not garbage

I´ve been looking for alternatives to wrap up my gifts for a while. At first, I stopped wrapping them at all. That made people look at me in a very strange way.  This look didn´t actually bother me. What bothered me was the lack of surprise which, I believe, is the best part about giving … Continue reading