Black Friday or Go Green Everyday!

Introducing Wellingborough Swap Shop, it’s a free and local exchange where you can pass on things you no longer want, in exchange for something you need. You could describe it as a kind of cashless bring-and-buy sale. Participants do not need to bring anything in order to take away goods, and vice versa.

Our ‘Swap Shop’ recognises that things no longer wanted by someone, might be another person’s treasure. By reusing things we cut down on the amount of waste that goes into landfill and reduce the amount of resources that we use in manufacturing of new products. And it saves money!

What you offer is entirely up to you, as long as it’s legal, not hazardous or not a pet. Examples include: books, DVDs and CDs, kitchenware, pictures, tools, gardening items, curtains and other soft furnishings, children’s toys and baby items.

Wellingborough Eco Group has set up Wellingborough Swap Shop as a Facebook group. It is set up as a selling group so posts can be shared to other groups and Facebook Marketplace and will be managed by us as part of the One Wellingborough Plus project.

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We will also be hosting Swap Shops at the Victoria Centre and at other local venues in the near future and will update you soon about these events.

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