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Sharing Economy Brands That Are Good for the Environment

The co-founder of StokeShare explains how platforms that enable people to thrive, share and build communities are showing us we can live prosperously…
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Patagonia Launches Black Friday Worn Wear Swap with Yerdle

Patagonia continues its Black Friday tradition of defying the consumer spirit by launching another Worn Wear event -- this time in concert with…
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Patagonia’s Investment in Yerdle Shows Sharing Economy Maturing

Patagonia has announced an investment in Yerdle, a startup where users can use a smartphone app to give and receive things for free.
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Stories & Beer: The State of the Sharing Economy

TriplePundit hosted a conversation on the "sharing economy" with Airbnb, Yerdle and Lyft for a night of learning and networking in SF and…
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Yerdle’s Critics Miss the Point

Some critics say yerdle is a bait and switch that's waiting to charge you money. It's a half truth that misses the beneficial…
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5 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Sustainability in 2014

Looking back at 2013 here are five trends that should keep you optimistic about sustainability in 2014
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20 Inspiring Quotes from SXSWeco 2013

SXSWeco 2013 had business leaders, nonprofit leaders and some people who were both. Benefit corporations, municipalities, the media, disruptors and even a celebrity…
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Business is Crucial to Effect Large-Scale Change

Businesses in all industries have the power to effect change, from Walmart to B Lab to Zipcar, each with its own approach. Some…
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Two Years Later, Attitudes Toward Green are Looking Up

During the first SXSWEco in 2011, there was frustration over not being able to convince people outside the "green" community to embrace green…
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Does the Sharing Economy Really Have Catastrophic Impacts?

ConvergEx, a brokerage firm, warned its clients that the ripple effects the sharing economy could be "catastrophic." Is this really the case?
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What Women Signal with Designer Handbags and How Can We Make It More Sustainable?

A new study suggests some women also seek these luxury items to prevent other women from stealing their man. The researchers found that…
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San Francisco Partners with ‘Sharing’ Startups to Save Lives During Disaster

Technology is changing the way people respond to emergencies. When Hurricane Sandy resulted in dead and backed-up phone lines, people turned to social…
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Video Interview: Adam Werbach, yerdle’s 6 Month Progress Report

yerdle.com is a sharing economy platform that allows people to give away what they don't want or need. I had a chance to…
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Interview: Adam Werbach on Why Sharing is the New Shopping

Adam Werbach has déjà vu when discussing the sharing economy. It reminds him of talking about corporate sustainability in 2005 when people didn’t…
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Instead of Sharing Economy, Let’s Call It “Resource Efficiency”

The "sharing economy" moniker is not entirely accurate. Sharing does not normally involve the exchange of cash.