Resource Sharing

Share culture moves past renting and into giving

Implications - The modern consumer has a strong sense of community created by the feeling of closeness created by online interaction. This is the reason for the rise of share and rental culture. Using this idea for more noble causes, consumers are seeking ways to share intangible goods with the less fortunate by lending necessary resources.
SCORE: 4.6
Mild Top 4 Examples: 5,226 Total Clicks Jul 14 - Feb 15
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Generous Foodsharing Campaigns - Ben & Jerry's Food Waste Campaign Shares What You Don't Eat
SCORE: 5.6
Mild 1,362 Clicks Pub: Jul 23, 14
Generous Foodsharing Campaigns
Ben & Jerry's Food Waste Campaign Shares What You Don't Eat
‘All You Can’t Eat’ is a food waste campaign that will let you eat all the ice cream you want, plus help out people in need of food at the same time. The project developed by the... [More]
Energy-Sharing Networks - The Gridmates Platform Allows Users to Donate Energy to Their Neighbors
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 2,016 Clicks Pub: Oct 29, 14
Energy-Sharing Networks
The Gridmates Platform Allows Users to Donate Energy to Their Neighbors
This energy sharing network lets homeowners donate their excess energy to others in the area who need it. The peer-to-peer model called Gridmates is set to launch in December 2014 with hopes that by... [More]
Social Meal-Sharing Initiatives - Social Feed Proposes Online Sharing as a Way to Feed Hungry Kids
SCORE: 4.5
Untested 1,102 Clicks Pub: Nov 19, 14
Social Meal-Sharing Initiatives
Social Feed Proposes Online Sharing as a Way to Feed Hungry Kids
When you hear the term “social feed,” you’re probably thinking something along the lines of a Facebook or Instagram newsfeed—but this Social Feed is all about using the power of... [More]
Community Service-Settling Bills - The Water Supplier Lets Poor Customers Pay by Exchanging Services
SCORE: 3.4
Untested 746 Clicks Pub: Feb 13, 15
Community Service-Settling Bills
The Water Supplier Lets Poor Customers Pay by Exchanging Services
In uncertain economic times, people are turning to alternative currencies, whether that means the digital realm and cryptocurrencies or reverting back to a barter system by exchanging services... [More]