Peerby Impact Assessment

Authors: Except Integrated Sustainability
Published: 2015
Research commissioned by: Creative Commons, Peerby

Why did we select this research?

This study is highly relevant for people who are not yet convinced of- or want to know more about the precise positive impact of peer-to-peer sharing platforms such as Peerby have on cities. 

Key findings

The results show that sharing items has significant positive environmental, social and economic impacts. 

  • Sharing can extend the life cycle of a product by making underutilized products accessible to people who live in close proximity. 
  • The lower demand for products reduces energy, water, CO2, fuel, waste and transport needed for production. 



Impact assessment Peerby by Except(2015).