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Borrow the things you need from people in your neighborhood

Borrow the things you need from people in your neighborhood

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Join the Sharing Cities Network From Mira Luna, Neal Gorenflo, and team Shareable. Imagine a city where everyone’s needs are met because people make the personal choice to share. Where everyone can create meaningful livelihoods. Where fresh, local food is available to all. Minibieb Boek uit? Ruil je boek met je buren, voor oneindig leesplezier. Met een Minibieb ruil en deel je eenvoudig boeken met elkaar. Minibieb1818 van Fonds1818 zijn Minibiebkasten die boeken droog houden en tegen een stootje kunnen. [ASSURANCE] La Macif a la frite ! Un mécénat original pour la mobilité durable Un petit train qui carbure à l'huile de friteuse ? Surprenant mais vrai ! Depuis quelques années, la MACIF mène une réflexion et soutient les initiatives dans le domaine de la mobilité durable. C'est dans ce contexte, que, depuis 2006, la Fondation Macif mécène l'association Roule Ma Frite pour développer ce carburant alternatif. Aujourd'hui, 7 antennes régionales existent.

Code source de CoCoTe Cette page est une ébauche. Vous pouvez partager vos connaissances en l’améliorant (comment ?). en savoir plus sur le principe de "code source" Uber, Airbnb and consequences of the sharing economy: Research roundup The leading businesses that are advancing the concept of the “sharing economy” are in many respects no longer insurgents and newcomers. The size and scale of Uber, Airbnb and several other firms now rival, or even surpass, those of some of the world’s largest businesses in transportation, hospitality and other sectors. As the economic power of these technology-driven firms grows, there continue to be regulatory and policy skirmishes on every possible front, across cities and towns spanning the United States, Europe and beyond. The Economics and Statistics Administration of the U.S. Commerce Department issued a report in June 2016 that attempts to define and map out the contours of this emerging business sector, labeling its participants “digital matching firms.” That report defines this sector through the four following characteristics:

Share NL Du gaspillage alimentaire à l'Innovation Sociale. En Belgique, comme dans de nombreux pays européens, des tonnes de nourriture sont gaspillées chaque jour. Au total, ce sont près de 3,6 millions de tonnes de nourriture qui sont jetées chaque année dans notre pays. Si le consommateur reste le plus grand gaspilleur (42%), les entreprises de production, les restaurants et les distributeurs (dont les grandes surfaces) contribuent tous à ce gigantesque gaspillage. Sous l'initiative de LIEGE CREATIVE, en collaboration avec Logistics in Wallonia, Olivier Hault, responsable de la plateforme de la "Bourse aux dons" et co-fondateur de la société Level IT, a présenté ce mercredi 25 février au château de Colonster, le projet pilote développé à Seraing, reposant sur un outil de gestion efficace qui permet aux commerçants de céder leurs dons de manière transparente et sécurisée aux acteurs du monde associatif.

The Sharing Solution » 20 Questions to Discuss When You Share When you sit down to discuss the details of a sharing arrangement, here is a list of 20 categories of questions to discuss. It may not be quite as entertaining as a good old fashioned game of “Twenty Questions,” but it can be interesting and revealing. Without realizing it, sharers sometimes have different expectations about what they’ll be sharing, how often, for what reasons, or with whom. By working through these issues early on, you’ll build the foundation for a smooth sharing operation. □ 1. Study Reveals Big Opportunities in the Sharing Economy Latitude and Shareable Magazine recently released the findings of The New Sharing Economy study, which uncovered new opportunities for entrepreneurs, investors, and established companies in the emerging sharing economy. Top Opportunity Areas for New Sharing Services. The New Sharing Economy study surveyed 537 participants for their current engagement and future interest in sharing across industry categories. Based on this data, the top opportunity areas for new service offerings were interpreted as those with both high latent demand and low market saturation: time, household goods, automobiles, money, and living space. Infographic excerpted from The New Sharing Economy study report. Download in full here.

Learn More In August 2012 the Center for a New American Dream presented a free webinar about how to start up a new tool library in your community. Topics included obtaining funding, finding a location, tracking tools, navigating through legal issues, and more. The webinar featured speakers from successful tool libraries around the country. Guest speakers:

How to Start a Tool Library It might seem a little risky to lend out a bunch of power tools to those who probably don’t know how to use them. After all, tools can be dangerous, people can be idiots, and we live in an exceptionally litigious society. For some strange but very understandable reason, those concerns alone have been more than enough to effectively end many community tool libraries before they even start. As the sharing economy continues to blossom, however, more communities are overcoming that inherent fear and establishing lending libraries to embrace the beautiful benefits of sharing with neighbors.

Access vs. Ownership in ‘Collaborative Consumption’ New rental markets are popping up all over the place, as detailed by a recent Wall Street Journal article. The trend is beginning to drive a larger movement labeled by some as “collaborative consumption,” wherein “sharing” is pushed as a way of “reinventing old market behaviors.” Over at Carpe Diem, Mark J. Perry provides a helpful round-up on the phenomenon, pointing to the already mentioned WSJ article, a new Collaborative Consumption Hub web site, and a host of relevant products and services: [W]e’re increasingly becoming more of a “rental economy,” where people can now rent just about anything they need from somebody else: their bathroom, their couch for an overnight stay, designer neckties (and bow ties and cufflinks), their driveway, their private automobiles, their toys, their clothing/costumes/maternity clothing/accessories/jewelry, party/event equipment, fine art, household items and tools (vacuum cleaners, iPads, tents, printers) etc. and the list goes on and on…

It's Time to Go Big: A Vision for the Sharing Economy The sharing economy is in a regulatory crisis. Airbnb’s hotel tax issues, the cease and desist orders slapped on peer mobility apps Sidecar and Lyft, and other brushes with the law have catalyzed a flurry of organizing and dialogue about sharing economy regulation. It started with the launch of San Francisco’s Sharing Economy Working Group in April, and was followed with the formation of the Bay Area Sharing Economy Coalition in August, lobbying by the Collaborative Economy Coalition at the Democratic National Convention in September. SPUR’s Gabriel Metcalfe wrote a provocative opinion piece about it earlier this month, and Shareable’s April Rinne and NYU professor Arun Sundararjan offered much commented counterpoints. This is a sure sign the sharing economy is maturing.

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