Authors: Except Integrated Sustainability
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.
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).