Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are some common questions and answers about Freegive community recycling and more.

  • Free give connects people who are giving and getting stuff for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills.

  • Absolutely. It's completely free to join. The main rule is that everything posted must be free,legal, and appropriate for all ages.

  • First of all, register for free account or login into your existing account then follow our simple guide to place a great advert. Go to (Rules & Guidelines) page to find out how to post an item on Freegive.

  • Because you can. We have been taking our planet for granted and its time we change that.

  • Yes Each user will have there own dashboard page from where they can view their Ads and their status and also the messages from the other users.

  • Of course. It is open to all communities and to all individuals who want to participate. Once you are a member you are free to give away or get stuff, as long as you follow the Freegive rules.

  • Whether it's a chair, a fax machine, shoes, clothes, furniture, toys, car parts, beds, television, computer, sofas, piano or an old door, as long as its in good condition, you can put it up.

  • Posts from the Freegive members need to be approved before they are sent to the site. It helps to prevent spam making it on to the site.

  • There really is no age requirement but it is best to have an adult with you. There is no trading, just offering something you no longer want or requesting something that you need. In either case you have to come face to face with strangers and for safety sake, it is best if there is an adult around with you.

  • There are no fees or charges at all, to use Freegive is completely free.

  • No, please note that Freegive community recycling membership does not require approval.

  • You agree to act responsibly and to treat other users with respect. No pornography, no politics, no spam, no money, no personal attacks, no religion, no alcohol, no tobacco, no drugs, no credit cards, no counterfeit items, no stolen property, no police-related items, no firearms or other weapons etc. Users that break the community recycling rules will be removed or banned from the website after one inappropriate postings.

  • If someone has collected your OFFER, then make sure you send us item TAKEN message with item TAKEN title description.