The collaborative consumption movement encourages sharing, lending, swapping, renting and bartering between community members for products and services. This commonsense approach to consumption is gaining popularity because the benefits are not only environmental but economic and social as well.
Check out this video from collaborative consumption expert Rachel Botsman at the 2010 TEDxSydney conference:
Digital technologies have made sharing easier because you simply can jump online and find out what's available in your local area.
Here is a list of sites that offer services in the Marrickville area:
For a comprehensive list of collaborative consumption services visit the Collaborative Consumption Directory website.
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