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What happens to resource efficiency, recycling and waste management in a world where disownership is becoming the new normal? As much as it may seem that the nuts and bolts of resource and waste management is about sorting machinery, storage, bins and collection systems, it is really ultimately about people. We know that if people are […]

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Editor’s note: Benita Matofska, founder and chief sharer of The People Who Share, writes about how Global Sharing Day got started. This article was first published by Shareable in March 2014. For further reading, check out Benita’s article What is the Sharing Economy? It all started on a rainy day in Brighton, UK, back in May 2012. I […]

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This article was originally published at Shareable. Post Growth Institute’s Sharon Ede, who works for Zero Waste SA, was the initiator of this project to ‘curate’ the local sharing and collaborative economy. Share N Save is now being actively supported by the South Australian government. What would a zero waste world look like? One dimension is […]

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Melissa Welter shares a story of a different kind of (economic) security — one which grew out of unlikely circumstances. As she says, “poverty didn’t starve me; it fed me”.

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We recently ran our first Post Growth Challenge. Here’s what happened.

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Ode to Empathy

by Jen Hinton on 15th February 2013

The discussion around empathy seems to be growing exponentially.  From the huge splash Brené Brown is making with her work on shame, vulnerability and empathy to Jeremy Rifkin’s vision of our moving towards an Empathic Civilization, empathy is becoming a 21st century buzzword.  And rightfully so. With the emergence of a global civilization, we need to […]

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Integrating collaborative consumption into your holiday.

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With 138 events across 24 countries, Free Money Day 2012 provided many with an opportunity to explore their relationship with money and its sharing.

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Around the world, people are gearing up to make some change … and give it away in so many creative ways.

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