Share More – Waste Less

Libraries and other borrowing services

We’re not the only Library in town!

Other ways to get things you need more sustainably

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FunClothesFoodFurn-iture
Borrow from friends, family, colleagues, classmates, neighboursxxxx
Join your local good old-fashioned book library!x
Use a commercial hire shopxxx
Universities/colleges lend some itemsx
Buy second-hand from charity shops or onlinexxxx
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funclothesfoodfurn-iture
Up-cycle or repurpose what you already havexxx
Get other people’s surplus items for free on Freegle, Facebook (e.g. “pass it on” groups) or at a swap shopxxxxx
Buy up-cycled or recycled itemsxxxx
Save surplus food via Community Fridges (inc. Botley, Jericho, Blackbird Leys) or Olio appx
Buy local and zero-waste where possible, e.g. try farmers’ markets, veg boxes, zero-waste shops – or just choose items with the least packaging where you normally shop.x

Share things you’re not using

  • If you have things to spare consider sharing them via the options above!
  • Got too many things but need help a little help to declutter? Check out ClearSpaceForMe