Global Sharing Week is the world's largest people-driven campaign to raise awareness of the rapidly growing Sharing Economy. It’s an opportunity for organisations like ours and lovely people like you, to shout about what we’re doing to be more resourceful - and all the weird and wonderful things that we’re sharing!
I’ve spent the morning reading the three main parties plans as I wanted to know how they expect to strengthen communities.
Streetbank is being used by thousands of people in over 80 countries worldwide. Everyday people are meeting to part with something they no longer need or to get hold of something they do – as well as to lend a neighbourly hand with things like dog-walking and DIY. But in some areas, Streetbank is yet to take off.
I caught my first smell of barbeque yesterday as I cycled home. It sparked a sense of excitement. Summer is near!
Streetbank and Streetclub join forces to become the ‘go-to’ for neighbourhood sharing
This Saturday at 8.30pm local time it’s Earth Hour. 7,000 cities around the world will be switching off the lights that light up their most iconic buildings.
Do you fancy a challenge? One that might disturb your sense that you are just fine as you are…?
…if so, read on.
This time last year, our friends Taz and Anna from the Nehemiah Foundation felt that many communities around the country, including their own, seemed to have lost their community spirit. They felt it was time to break down those barriers and create a bright, caring and sharing community for the benefit of all.
I’ve just been offering a fondue set to my neighbours on Streetbank.
I wasn’t sure it would be to everyone’s liking but I quickly had four requests - and that leaves me with a dilemma.
The benefits of using Streetbank are not always expected. You might anticipate that you’ll save a few quid by picking up an unwanted microwave, or that you’ll feel good knowing that you prevented it going to landfill…. But there are sometimes other unexpected consequences.