All About The Buy Nothing Project

We offer people a way to give and receive, share, lend, and express gratitude through a worldwide network of local gift economies in which the true wealth is the web of connections formed between people who are real-life neighbors. 

To learn more about us, see our Mission statement and guiding Principles:
Mission & Principles 

By joining and participating in this group, you are agreeing to abide by our Rules and practice our suggestions:
Rules & Standards

Gift Economies thrive when people connect with each other as equals to build trust. The Equity Team offers this Community Agreement to every Buy Nothing group to provide a framework for communication between all group participants.
Community Agreement

We have a collection of some of the frequently asked general questions about the Buy Nothing Project, with answers from our co-founders on our website:
Frequently Asked Questions   

Have questions about how your group is run or need clarification about specific rules? Please read our Member Resources page:   
Member Resources     

Interested in seeing what’s happening in Buy Nothing groups around the world, and other news about this social movement?   
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This work was created by Liesl Clark and Rebecca Rockefeller on behalf of the Buy Nothing Project. It is offered as a gift to the world for noncommercial use and adaptation, with attribution, to support the international Buy Nothing gift economy movement. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License – Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

If applicable, please add the following if you are becoming a Local Variation ‘derivative’ group: 

In compliance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, this Buy Nothing Project group is a Local Variation group and has a non-standard BNProject rule/policy set. The following rule(s) are different from those listed above on the Buy Nothing Project website, were changed by local admin(s) (list names of local admins here) and are not endorsed by the Buy Nothing Project: 

*List Rules here*

Most recent update: 20 March 2021