Champion of recyclers

Published: Monday 30 November -0001

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On May 1, 2003, Deron Beal, an American engineer, sent an e-mail to 40 friends and a handful of non-profits in Tucson, Arizona. The e-mail led to the formation of the Freecycle Network, which provided recycling services to businesses in Tucson.

As the team recycled, they found themselves calling or driving around to see if non-profits could use them. The Freecycle concept has since spread to over 85 countries.

In India, the group has branches in 14 cities including Delhi. The site details how you can join the freecycle movement. It helps you navigate to your local group. Once there, you can send an email to your group's yahoo id asking membership or any other information.

The site also has links to articles on recycling.

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