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Quick Start Guide
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Be the spark that sets the Give/Ask/Gratitude cycle in motion.
BN Quick Start Guide
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1) Customize Your Community Settings:
Our BuyNothing platform is built with YOU in mind.
YOU are at the center of your Giving and Asking.
YOU can change your sharing radius at any time.
YOU define your community.
YOU are in charge.
2) Give, Ask, and Share your Gratitude:
Take action and post your first post: a Give, an Ask, or an expression of Gratitude.
3) Contribute to Your Community Metrics:
Every Give, Ask, and Gratitude you post adds to your community's overall impact.
Track your community's metrics which we'll eventually tally for you as overall carbon saved.
4) Set Your Address, Once!
Input the address from which you will be sharing your gifts.
You only have to input your sharing location once!
BuyNothing memorizes it for you.
Even your pickup instructions can be memorized and saves
A click-through Google map, with directions, helps your recipients find your pickup location.
5) Get to Know Your Neighbors:
Some of your neighbors have special status.
are here to answer questions and help build your local sharing platform. You can
become a Community Builder
have contributed to the Buy Nothing Project to help sustain our worldwide platform. You can
become a Supporter
6) Toggle Between Grid View and Single Stream:
You have choices for a customized view!
Grid view is fast and easy.
Single stream gives you a more in-depth view.
Our Commitment to You
Diversity and Belonging
We're committed to protecting our community and making it inclusive of everyone.
Building Safe Community
Our safety tools give you control over things like who can see or comment on your content.
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