Open Collective
Open Collective

Borrow Don't Buy


Borrow Don’t Buy is a Library of Things based in Plymouth. A Library of Things is a place where you can borrow items that you need to use, but might not need to own. We have a diverse inventory with items from camping equipment to power tools, DIY tools and craft equipment. We want to help our members save money, reduce clutter and reduce our carbon footprint while strengthening our community. Most importantly, by sharing more items within our community we increase our resilience and wellbeing. We also lend items to groups doing amazing things for Plymouth. Our mission is for everyone to have access to the stuff they need, without it costing the earth. We have loads of resources, knowledge and skills in Plymouth, we just need to share them more. A Library of Things is a place to bring people together and encourage everyone to do so. 

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