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Give away shops are shops where you can bring things and take things away for free.  
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'''Give-away shops''' (also called '''freeshops''' or '''free stores''') are shops where you can bring things and take things away for free.
You don't have to bring something to take something either.
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They are not charity shops, so items are freely available, and there is no quid pro quo barter - you don't have to bring something to take something either. They are often run out of squats, or else rely on concessionary rent from landlords. Frequently, they have a social function which goes beyond exchange of goods, such as a focus of community, or offering a public space for other non-profit enterprises.
  
A list of Dutch give away shops can be found here
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== External links ==
http://www.weggeefwinkels.nl/ under link 'Adreslijst'
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* [[:moneyless:give-away-shop|Moneyless.org about give-away shops]]
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* Trashwiki article on [[:trash:Freeshop|freeshop]]s
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* [http://talk2000.nl/mediawiki/index.php/Adreslijst_Weggeefwinkels_in_Nederland list of Dutch give-away shops] on weggeefwinkels.nl
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* [http://coforum.de/index.php?UmsonstLaden list of German give-away shops] on coforum.de
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* [http://allesundumsonst.de/ allesundumsonst.de] - online give-away shop (german)
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* [http://wiki.gifteconomy.org/wiki/Free_Shops List of free/giveaway shop lists] on [http://gifteconomy.org GiftEconomy.org]
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Latest revision as of 13:26, 30 August 2013

Give-away shops (also called freeshops or free stores) are shops where you can bring things and take things away for free. They are not charity shops, so items are freely available, and there is no quid pro quo barter - you don't have to bring something to take something either. They are often run out of squats, or else rely on concessionary rent from landlords. Frequently, they have a social function which goes beyond exchange of goods, such as a focus of community, or offering a public space for other non-profit enterprises.

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