Is it ok to be given clothes for free by a stranger?

I get emails from Freegle and Freecycle daily, often several times a day and less frequent ones from Streetbank.  If you haven’t already heard about them, they are sites via which people can give their stuff away for free.  There are no charges to sign up and no-one can ask for anything (be it money
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DIY Chimney balloon

Introducing guest post number three from my husband all about how to make a chimney balloon for free! So its getting colder outside and we have had the heating on already. I’m on a mission to use technology and gadgets to reduce energy usage and save money. I was in our family room recently and
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Karen, Jen and Cat – an inspirational trio of ladies!

Yesterday I blogged about  the Clean Bin Project and how truly inspirational I found their documentary film.  I didn’t tell you everything though. I was really excited to find that Karen Cannard was at the screening. Karen Cannard set up the Rubbish Diet, is involved in National Zero Waste Week and was responsible for organising the Clean Bin Project
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A great green night out!

Last week my husband and I were lucky enough to be invited out to an evening held at Brighton University which was mainly set up to promote the Green Deal. A competition was run in the city of Brighton and Hove where 100 households won free Green Deal Assessments and 10 won up to £10,000
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‘One person’s junk is another persons treasure’!

A couple of weeks ago someone I have only met once gave me these two scooters with two new handle and wheel sets for free.  I then gave them to my children who absolutely love them!  The person who gave them to me no longer had a need for them and very kindly made the
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