Tag Archive for 'share'

Community spirit benefits from sharing resources

June 10th, 2012 by UC Berkeley

Reinforcing that the best things in life are free, a study from the University of California, Berkeley, shows that online free-exchange communities such as “Freecycle” and “Couchsurfing” foster greater team spirit among their members than do cash-for-goods websites. The results, published earlier this month in the journal Administrative Science Quarterly, may help explain why a […]

Ecomodo: Good Returns

May 5th, 2010 by Meriel

Ecomodo is a new Guernsey based online service with high ambitions for enriching communities and driving responsible consumerism throughout the British Isles. Ecomodo creates visibility of seldom used items and spaces, and hidden skills; triggers lending and borrowing by making connections between people who have and people who want; hand holds through each lend to […]