Bunz Trade Zone – Online barter service launched four years ago by a broken Toronto woman needs recipe ingredients – two open pit points were set up in Vancouver.
The Bunz phenomenon began in 2013 as a small private Facebook group. Emily Bitze’s cash is very low, hungry, posted to a group of friends, she needs ingredients to make pasta sauce.
The members of the organization began to trade with each other and traded a cashless transaction online. All along, more members have joined the group.
12 Canadian cities and 7 American cities have nearly 100,000 members. Vancouver has about 17,000 users.
From Bumz to Bunz
With the expansion of the site, its original name Bumz (such as “I can burn a cigarette”) is attributed to a less generous version, Bunz
Campaign manager Eli Klein said the company’s name is already a verb of Toronto.
“Tomorrow I’m going to go to Bunz’s two bottles of wine” – or the past: “Where is my stereo?” Oh, I broke it, “Klein said.
Now, Bunz has partnered with two Vancouver businesses, one is a business driver and the other at Point Gray, creating a meeting area for personal transactions for goods and services.
Klein said the company is adding more trading sites because some customers want to trade in the public.
“People often work hard in a stranger ‘s home, or want to meet them in public,” Klein said.
There are also meeting areas of Toronto, Hamilton, Montreal, Halifax and New York.
Bunz as a verb
Klein said Bunz’s users are usually those who need to get rid of things.
He said: “The transition period, between houses, between cities, between work, need to get rid of the relationship between items, or need things to make the transition more smooth people.
The business-driven culture opened a week before the sidewalk transaction. While the West 10 good things the skink shop has gone for nearly three weeks.
Brunei’s Leslie Dos Remedios said traders were shed.
Dos Remedios said: “We recommend people in the normal office hours outside the office to meet, where a person can be in the course of the transaction” peak “.
The trainers also joined the action and donated almost the entire office furniture.
“We do not want anything but in the future I think I might ask for office donuts,” she said.
Looking for Velvet Elvis painting?
The country has a variety of themes such as Bunz app and about 250 Bunz Facebook groups, including Bunz knitting, planting and cooking.
“Basically, the prerequisite is that you create a list of things you are looking for in the application, it can be anything.” This may be red wine, it may be cheese, it may be velvet catwoman The ”
Bunz user Andree Lau traded a kitchen trash for a pet elf Halloween costumes.
“I can feel that I do not use something that feels guilty.” “I can trade things that I need, my garbage becomes someone else’s treasure,” said Liu Wanxian.
A mood for Bunz philosophy: do not rubbish, trade.