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Secondhand groups in Japan

Updated: Mar 26, 2023

Second-hand recycle groups on Facebook can be a great way to find gently used household items at a fraction of the cost of buying new and often free! These groups are run by individuals or organisations that want to keep usable items out of landfills and help others furnish their homes on a budget. In this blog post, we'll take a look at some of the most popular second-hand recycle groups in Tokyo and other parts of Japan, with brief descriptions and links to their Facebook pages.


Tokyo Secondhand Groups

  1. Mottainai Japan: One of the most famous of these types of groups, is a platform for people in Japan to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items.

  2. Tokyo Sayonara Sales (the original): This group is a platform for people in Tokyo to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items. They have a wide variety of items, from furniture to household items to clothing.

  3. Sayonara / Welcome Sales TOKYO: This group is a platform for people in Tokyo to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items.

  4. TOKYO SAYONARA SALES: This group is a platform for people in Tokyo to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items.

  5. Tokyo Freecycle: This group is a platform for people in Tokyo to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items. They have a wide range of items, from furniture to household items to clothing.

  6. Tokyo Secondhand: This group is a marketplace for people in Tokyo to buy and sell gently used household items. They have a wide variety of items, from furniture to kitchenware to home decor.

  7. Tokyo Swap: This group is a platform for people in Tokyo to exchange items they no longer need for items they do need. They have a wide variety of items.

  8. Tokyo Reuse: Their posts include a diverse array of items, from furniture to household items and clothing.

  9. Tokyo Free Stuff: This group is a platform for people in Tokyo to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items.

  10. Tokyo Upcycle: This group is a platform for people in Tokyo to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items. You can find a multitude of items with them, including furniture, household items, and clothing.

  11. Tokyo Recycle: This group is a platform for people in Tokyo to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items. A vast array of items is available to them, from furniture to household items and clothing.

  12. Tokyo Giveaway: This group is a platform for people in Tokyo to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items. They offer a diverse range of products, including furniture, household items, and clothing.

Kansai Secondhand Groups


  1. Osaka sayonara sales and recycling: This group is a platform for people in Osaka to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items. They have a wide variety of items, from furniture to household items to clothing.

  2. Kansai Sayonara Sale: This group is a platform for people in Kansai region to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items. They have a wide variety of items, from furniture to household items to clothing.

  3. Osaka Sayonara Sales: This group is a platform for people in Osaka to give away items they no longer need, and for others to find new homes for those items. They have a wide variety of items, from furniture to household items to clothing.

These are just a few of the many second-hand recycle groups in Japan. Keep in mind that the availability of items can vary, so it's always a good idea to check the group's page regularly and to make sure to follow the group's rules and guidelines when posting or requesting for an item. Happy shopping and contributing to sustainable living!


Which groups have you used, and what was your experience? Leave a comment below.


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