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It all began with a single email from one man to his friends. Today it’s in over 85 countries.At the time Deron Beal founded The Freecycle Network™, he worked with a small nonprofit organization, RISE, which provides recycling services to downtown businesses and transitional employment to Tucsonans in need.The Freecycle Network™ began as a simple thought to get rid of unwanted junk without throwing it away. That vision remains true today.
The Freecycle Network™ is made up of 4,885 groups with 7,017,000 members across the globe reusing items that still have life left in them. It definitely gives true meaning to, “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure.”
Join Georgiann and the founder of The Freecycle Network, Deron Beal, as together they discuss the importance of getting rid of landfills and the power in regifting useable items.