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This is a new take on borrowing and sharing that sounds very good to me.
Day 2 of the Be Resourceful Challenge for Waste Less Live More Week is #Borrow It
I would imagine that the most common ‘borrowing’ that most people do is from the local library.
I LOVE our library, and the whole concept of libraries. Books for free! And then you get to change them when you’ve read them!
There are however, LOTS of things other than books that you can borrow too.
Think about how often you use most of the household tools in your house-not very often I am guessing. Even the lawnmower probably only comes out once a week during the Summer.
Now imagine if each street or community had a communal lawnmower, available for people to borrow when they needed it.
That would decrease the need for lawnmowers hugely!
When you stop and think about it, there are already quite a few borrowing options that are in common…
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