Better World Radio Episode 05 – Buy Nothing

The Buy Nothing mission is to offer people a way to give and receive, share, lend, and express gratitude through a worldwide network of hyper-local gift economies in which the true wealth is the web of connections formed between people who are real-life neighbors. We interview one of the founders of the project and two group admins who give us some insight into how these groups actually work, and how communities worldwide are being impacted by this exciting new movement.

This month’s episode:
1. Buy nothing, give freely: We interview one of the founders of the Buy Nothing Project and find out how this movement is changing the way we interact with our neighbors.
2. Better world roundup, (or: a man, a plan, and a shoe): A new invention enables shoes to grow with you, providing sturdy, long-lasting footwear to needy children worldwide. Also, how two teens are creating affordable mobile housing for Seattle’s homeless community.
3. Who’s on first?: Some wisdom from Jon Siegel, TisBest Executive Director.
As mentioned in the show, 7 vetted charities doing relief work in Nepal following the earthquake.
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