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Help Build Your Buy Nothing Community
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Start posting today with the BuyNothing app to bring your community to life
Start Posting & Invite Others to Join
Post some Asks, Gives, and Gratitude! Comment on your neighbors' posts! Send a private message! See our Community page for some tips to help you do all of this.
Invite Your Friends & Neighbors
Check out the BuyNothing Community page to see who's in your community. Use the "Invite Someone" button to invite everyone who's missing.
Explore Your Community
Our Community Settings allow you to connect with people between .5 and 20 miles around you, as you wish each day.
Step Up as a Community Builder
Want to help guide and grow your BN community? Once you've shared at least 3 posts, a comment, and a private message, we'll recognize you with a CB token.
Join the Community Builder Forum
Looking for support as a Community Builder? Participate in our peer-to-peer CB forum and learn from your fellow builders.
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Graduate from the Buy Nothing Academy
Our self-paced lessons will fill you in on all things gift economy and Buy Nothing culture so you can build community wherever you are. It's free and as fast as you'd like it to be.
Interested in Building a Private Buy Nothing Group?
We have all the resources you need to build a private Buy Nothing group.
Starter Pack for Private Groups
Are you already leading a Buy Nothing group?
Help Your Group Grow and Become More Connected
App Usage & Integration Tips
Put the App to Use for Your Group with These Tips
Growing a Buy Nothing group? Here are a bunch of resources for you.
BN Academy Lessons
Dig in deeper into the buy nothing ethos, guidelines, and practical applications to build community in our BN Academy. Everything you need to become a Community Builder.
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View all 7 lessons
Lesson 1: The Mission
Lesson 2: 'Gift Economy' Explained
Lesson 3: Building Community
Tools and Freesources
Find all the tools and freesources you need to build community.
Help spark the giving, or to remind others about the BuyNothing culture we’ve cultivated over the years. They include photos you can download and text!
Fun, In-Person Events
In person Buy Nothing events are a wonderful way to get to know your neighbors and to share in the abundance in your community.
Buy Nothing Public Library
Yes, our own public library of resources, a curated collection of links for your needs, written by someone who has thought deeply about the Buy Nothing experience.
Freesources Like Gift Tags and Thank You Notes
Thank You Notes that you can download as images and print out. We print them on all kinds of paper, often scrap paper, for leaving behind when we pick up a gift.
BNP FAQs You Can Post
This series of posts are bytes from our Community Guidelines. Please share them with your community.
In-App Support Posts for Community Builders
These are posts and images you're welcome to use in the app to help answer app-related questions!
Print and post flyers throughout your community.
Person 2 Person 4 Relief
Use your Buy Nothing community as a tool for humanitarian aid.
Buy Nothing and Mutual Aid
Download for iOS/Android.
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