freecycle

freecycle

[free-sahy-kuhl]
verb (used with object), freecycled, freecycling.
1.
to give away (used goods or materials) to people who want them, or to obtain (such items) for free.
verb (used without object), freecycled, freecycling.
2.
to exchange used items for free.
noun
3.
an online community that facilitates such exchanges.

Origin:
2000–05; blend of free and recycle

freecycler, noun
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freecycle (ˈfriːˌsaɪkəl)
 
n
1.  an informal network of citizens who cooperate online to promote recycling by offering one another unwanted items free of charge
 
vb
2.  (tr) to recycle (an unwanted item) by offering it to someone free of charge

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