Ready to get started? You’ll find Buy Nothing groups in nearly every Western New York community, as well as others around the country and across the globe. To find one, visit buynothingproject.org/find-a-group or simply search “Buy Nothing” along with your neighborhood or town on Facebook.
For frequent travelers, the Buy Nothing Travelers’ Network, also on Facebook, is a worldwide gift economy where members can connect with others in cities they’re visiting to borrow items while in town or gift things they can’t take home.
At press time, the following Buy Nothing groups were active in our region:
Amherst: four groups based on neighborhood—Campbell/Crosspoint, Eggertsville/Snyder, and two in Williamsville
Batavia: two groups—East and West
Buffalo: five groups—Black Rock, Elmwood Village, North Buffalo/North Park, South Buffalo, and West Side/Allentown
Cheektowaga, Depew, and West Seneca
East Aurora, Elma, Marilla, Wales, and Holland
Lockport, Pendleton, Sanborn, and Wheatfield
Springville, Arcade, and Gowanda