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Food Swapping in Pittsburgh

Give-and-Take has been laying low in Pittsburgh during 2012. We’ve been out in the Bay Area sleuthing for new ideas around collaboration and resource sharing. One of our new favorite local socials is food swapping. We were lucky enough to … Continue reading

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New Dream Community Action Kit

The Center for a New American Dream has recently published a “How To“ kit for sharing within one’s community. Give-and-Take was included in their “Organizing a Community Swap” section, illustrating some of the tactics for hosting local swaps. Check out there … Continue reading

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Thank you Design for Social Innovation!

Thank you Constanza Miranda for the short profile on Give-and-Take’s effort to bring value to local communities by providing public services that take a collaborative approach to reuse. Check it out on Design for Social Innovation–a blog devoted to sharing … Continue reading

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Give-and-Take shout-out from Pittsburgh’s City Paper

    A big thanks goes out to the Pittsburgh City Paper and Abby Mendelson for profiling Give-and-Take in their Last Word.  Abby did a great job of introducing the underlying values fueling our community-based project.

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Swapping Clothes for Fun, Creativity, and a New Economy

We were recently out in San Francisco and had a chance to cross paths with Sarah Brooks who is the Director of Social Innovation at Hot Studio. She’s also a writer with the online journal, Shareable. She wanted to understand how … Continue reading

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This article was taken directly from Craft Magazine: This weekend, the Proper Business Attire Working Group set out to level the playing field at OWS. They outfitted the public in suits- complete with custom tailoring and haircuts. They used hula … Continue reading

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Thanks Pop City

    Thanks Pop City for spending a few minutes with us to discuss Give-and-Take’s upcoming clothing social and to understand why we do what we do. Please check out Marty Levine’s brief article.

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