1. Anna Balthaser -- The Surprising Health Benefits of The “Buy Nothing Project” 35:55

We all know that being part of a community is good for our health. We deeply crave a sense of belonging, especially these days. After all, we’re mammals, and we’re designed to be with others. But what if your community also helped cut down on waste and challenged the values of our consumer culture? That would be an amazing community! Welcome to the Buy Nothing Project. The Buy Nothing Project was founded in 2013 with the mission to build community by connecting people through hyperlocal gifting, and reducing our impact on the environment. You’d be surprised to find out what you can have for free–including chicken poop and pickle juice! Find out more at BuyNothingProject.org.

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