• Ravenswood’s Free-Cycle Event Returns This Weekend For Neighbors To Trade, Reuse And Recycle Home Goods

    by Alex V. Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / May 18, 2022

    The popular neighborhood event is back — and could give neighbors a chance to snag items related to pandemic-inspired hobbies, organizers said.

    RAVENSWOOD — Neighbors will be able to take home clothes, kitchen tools, electronics, books and more for free during Ravenswood’s Free-Cycle event. 

    The event goes from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. More than 60 homes are participating; you can see them in this interactive map..

    Organizers from the Ravenswood Neighbors Association and the Ravenswood Free Box Facebook group said they want to encourage the reuse and recycling of working items neighbors no longer need. There should be no exchange of money for items being given away during the event, organizers said.

    “Whatever effort you want to put it in is whatever you’re gonna get out of it,” association member Cassie Brehmer said. “We have some people who do like a cardboard box on their front steps and we have some people who set up a mini boutique.” Read more HERE



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