Sustainable Dharma

Finding Dharma in a Sustainable Lifestyle

An Introduction to The Buy Nothing Project

This is something I recently found. I was going to write a post about it, but I feel reblogging this one is better. As someone who believes in sustainability, and kindness this is a great project for me! I LOVE their mission statement! I look forward to meeting local like minded people in this group. Seems I am right on the border of the groups and can not join, but it seems they need someone to run the group where I live so I have asked to do that. I am already thinking about things to offer and share, and wondering what other people are looking for! I hope to make friends!

Buy Nothing Project

BNP generic 2015

Our Buy Nothing Project Mission:

We offer people a way to give and receive, share, lend, and express gratitude through a worldwide network of hyper-local gift economies in which the true wealth is the web of connections formed between people who are real-life neighbors.

 Principles:

  • We believe our hyper-local groups strengthen the social fabric of their communities, and ensure the health and vitality of each member.
  • We come from a place of abundance ~ not scarcity.
  • We believe in abundance, we give, we ask, we share, we lend and we express gratitude.
  • We are a gift economy, not a charity. We see no difference between want and need, waste and treasure.
  • We measure wealth by the personal connections made and trust between people.
  • We value people and their stories and narratives above the ‘stuff.’
  • We are inclusive and civil at our core.
  • We value transparency and honesty in all…

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This entry was posted on February 16, 2015 by in Sustainable Living.
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