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Collaborative Consumption

Community-sharing initiatives change the way consumers exchange

Implications - Renting, sharing and exchanging has never been as collaborative as it is today. Every day, new initiatives are springing up that are aimed at connecting community members and helping them consume in a way that benefits the community as a whole, as well as each individual person. From car-sharing services and telephone co-op systems to cohousing and more, these joint consumption efforts augment the way consumers interact with one another and contribute to the creation of a better, more collaborative and caring society.
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Featured Examples

Cohousing Companies
Cohousing Companies
McCamant & Durrett Architects Offer Collaborative Design and Living
How do you envision your life? McCamant & Durrett Architects is a company that offers co-housing. What is cohousing? “Cohousing is a concept that came to North America in 1988 from Denmark... MORE
Healthy Community Sales
Healthy Community Sales
'A Moveable Feast' Focuses on Arabs & Bangladeshis Who Live in SW1, London
Based in Westminster, London, A Moveable Feast is a social enterprise that sells products in order to fund its community services and programs that focus on Arabs and Bangladeshis who live in SW1. &... MORE
play_circle_filled Community Solar Bonds
Community Solar Bonds
SolarShare Co-op Offers Impact Investors Triple Bottom Line Benefits
Canadian cooperative SolarShare offers community solar bonds that offer returns in profit while benefiting people and planet. They allow impact investors to generate revenue while contributing to the production… MORE
Gamified Fruit Picking
Gamified Fruit Picking
The Lemonopoly Game Helps Bay Area Residents Find Backyard Fruit
The Lemonopoly game is a new online game that aims to make California’s Bay Area residents more aware of their local fruit trees. The game pits three Bay Area cities against one another, San... MORE
Favor-Swapping Mobile Games
Favor-Swapping Mobile Games
Connect With Your Neighbors By Playing Favortree
Perhaps you do a good deed on a daily basis, but you’ve never really been rewarded for it; with Favortree, however, you can now do those good deeds and receive them in return. Favortree is a... MORE
Acupuncture Cooperatives
Acupuncture Cooperatives
POCA Aims to Provide Affordable and High Quality Treatment
The People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA) is a cooperative that aims to create a society in North America where people can access treatment with ease. “The purpose of the... MORE
Communal Car Businesses
Communal Car Businesses
'Getaround' Rental Services Makes Use of Idle Vehicles
The ‘Getaround’ rental service allows anybody to put up their car for rent at an hourly rate. The aim is to make use of idle cars as statistics show they are stationary 92 percent of the... MORE
play_circle_filled Social Communication Cooperatives
Social Communication Cooperatives
The Phone Co-op Upholds Strict Self-Imposed Ethical Guidelines
The Phone Co-op is a UK-based, socially responsible business cooperative offering phone, broadband and mobile services while also staying true to its “think global, act local” motto.... MORE
Electric Car-Sharing Schemes
Electric Car-Sharing Schemes
Getaround Gives Deals to PlugShare Members
If you are an electric vehicle owner in California, you can get a one-time incentive of $50 for sharing your electric vehicle through Getaround. This incentive is a part of the partnership between PlugShare,… MORE

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