Bristol Indymedia is pleased to announce the launch of our Indycycle service.
Indycycle is a way of people re-cycling things they no longer need to people who may have a use for it. It is similar to the ideas of Freecycle.
For example, if you have an old bike you don’t need, rather than throw it out to landfill why not offer it to somebody else who may need it?
Indycycle is a great way of for us to consume less resources, stop things going to landfill and build stronger communities.
The system is based on the ideas of the freecycle movement. However we don’t aim to replace freecycle, but instead use our website to build on the idea and make it even easier to pass your items on.
All items must be offered for free – no exchanges or cash are allowed. The person offering the item gets to clear space without needing to make a journey to the tip while the person taking the item gets something they need for free.
Indycycle allows you to post about an item you don’t want (or are looking for) to the site along with a description, photo of the item and your postcode. This means users can search for and see items they may want but also how far they need to travel to pick it up.
A Bristol Indymedia volunteer said, “We are really excited about the addition to what Indymedia does. We hope it will further build on the many green projects, campaigns and initiatives in the region. We see this project as a natural evolution of what Indymedia does – trying to connect people using democratic forms of media.”
To use the Indycycle system please go to: