One way to save energy is to not buy new stuff. And here’s an awesome website is like a cash-less version of Craigslist. Here’s a quote from their website:
“The Freecycle Network™ is made up of 5,016 groups with 8,921,791 members across the globe. It’s a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and thus keeping good stuff out of landfills.”
Here’s the page for New Bedford
Or go to the home page and find one your town!