Collaborative Consumption: A Snapshot of Examples
The Collaborative Consumption Hub has posted an extensive list of more than 1,000 examples of "collaborative consumption" from all corners of the world.
The term collaborative consumption is used to describe an economic model based on sharing, swapping, bartering, trading, or renting access to products as opposed to ownership.
The list includes car and bike sharing services, textbook rentals, clothing swaps, coworking spaces, shared gardens, and more.
Below are just a few of the examples—visit their website for many more!
Zimride, Nuride, Liftshare, Jayride, goCarShare, GoLoco, Mitfahrengelegenheit, Caronetas, DuckSeat, RewardRide, Avego, Zebigo
Solar City, Solar Century, PretaSol, One Block Off The Grid, CitizenRe
Dim Dom, BabyPlays, Rent-a-toy, ToyLib, Speelotheken, Brinquedoteca, Smarty Rents, Toygaroo
Chegg, CampusBookRentals, Zookal, BookRenter
Art.sy, Artsicle, TurningArt
Freecycle, GiftFlow, Around Again, Givmo, Ziilch, Exchango, Freally, Yoogot, ThingLoop
Ven, Quid, TimeBanks, LETSystems, SPICE Timebank
Brooklyn Skill Share, TeachStreet, TradeSchool, Skillshare, Skilio, WeTeachMe
Social Food Networks
Gobble, Grub.ly, GrubWithUs, EatWithMe, Wok ‘n’ Wine, HouseFed