Recycle other people's stuff

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One person's trash could be your treasure! Before you shell out money for, say, a new bike or sporting goods, see if there's anyone in your community getting rid of what you need.

Examples of interesting "freecycled" stuff MONEY spotted on the following websites:

Freecycle.org

The find: F80 Sole Treadmill
Original price: $2,099
Place: New York

Craigslist.org

The find: Ikea Ektorp sofa bed
Original price: $649
Place: San Francisco

FreeSharing.org

The find: HP Photo-smart C5180 printer
Original price: $150
Place: King County, Wash.


  @Money - Last updated August 07 2012 05:02 PM ET
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