Share Now: Your How-to Guide to Getting More and Wasting Less

September 14, 2015 at 10:48 am Leave a comment

Sharing is about maximizing the use of products, services and ideas in order to minimize overall consumption by a community. This principle has a surprising number of applications – people can and do share just about anything. It’s also nothing new; sharing books, movies, equipment and hand-me-downs has been common among Westerners for decades, and many cultures practice the age-old act of sharing as a way of life, not an option.

Shared items and services can be rented, loaned for free or swapped for others. A\J’s cross-Canada sharing directory offers a sampling of the country’s myriad options, with a focus on established organizations and online services. What follows is hardly exhaustive and many informal sharing practices aren’t covered here.

Read Share Now: Your How-to Guide to Getting More and Wasting Less at Alternatives Journal.

Entry filed under: Active Transportation, Food, How-To, Investment, Reducing Consumption, Waste.

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