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2020[edit | edit source]

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Jan 30 Totnes: World’s first mobile library of things is on its way [1]

2018[edit | edit source]

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Dec 7 Totnes: ShareFest brings people together to share, repair, swap and make [2]

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From community gardens to coworking spaces, here are 7 sharing groups in Malaysia, Nov 21 [3]


How Japan is working towards creating a true sharing economy, Nov 19 [4]

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Turkey: How simple acts of sharing abound during Eid Al-Adha, Aug 28 [5]


India news: In India, Seva Cafe inspires generosity with its pay-it-forward model, Jan 31 [6]


5 community sharing projects in Israel and the West Bank, Jan 9 [7]

2017[edit | edit source]

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5 Reasons Why Chicago is a Burgeoning Sharing City, Oct 26 [8]

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China news: “China’s Sharing Economy: What Is Going On?” by @aprilrinne, Aug 20 [9]


California news: Check Out Toy Cycle, a New Platform for Families to Swap Toys, Aug 7 [10]


Israel: New Report Highlights the Role of Sharing in Promoting Urban sustainability, Jul 24 [11]

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12 Reasons Why Gothenburg is an Amazing Sharing City, Jul 5 [12]

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Manitoba: Why Peg City Car Co-op is Joining Forces With Housing Co-ops in Winnipeg, Canada, May 2 [13]

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Forget Uber, Amsterdam is showing how to use the sharing economy for good, Apr 18 [14]

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New Sharing Depot Opening Reflects Success of Toronto's Library of Things Movement, Apr 10 [15]

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Los Angeles: Fallen Fruit: The Sharing Tree, Apr 4 [16]

2016[edit | edit source]

Aging in Community: Inside the Senior Cohousing Movement, Dec 5 [17]

7 Adorable Little Free Libraries Inspired by Gardens, Nov 21 [18]

Hyperlocal Sharing, A Store Where Everything is Free, includes "Guidelines, from the original Free Store Plan, courtesy co-founder Marie Goodwin", Jul 12 [19]

The Library of Things: 8 Spaces Changing How We Think About Stuff, Jun 15 [20]

The First Little Free Pantry Pops Up in Arkansas Inspired by Little Free Libraries, Jun 1 [21]

14 Guides on Throwing Awesome Community Sharing Events, May 5 [22]

Ready For This Year's MapJam? Mar 22 [23]

International Team Kicks off Sharing Cities Book Project, Jan 20 [24]

2015[edit | edit source]

Sharing Vouchers Offer a Simple Way to Share Anything, September 28 [25]

Helsinki's PiggyBaggy is Ridesharing for Packages, September 21 [26]

16 Tips to Crowdfund a Tool Library In Your Town, July 13 [27]

2014[edit | edit source]

8 Inspiring Documentaries Exploring the Sharing Movement, Nov 10 [28]

We Are Winning, Join Us, January 13 [29]

2013[edit | edit source]

10 Steps To Create A Local Sharing Economy, September 18 [30]

10 ideas for change: The Sharing Economy, July 11 [31]

How to Kick Off a Shareable Spring, Mar 5 [32]

Bring Transition Town-style Sharing to your Community, January 15 [33]

2010[edit | edit source]

How to Reinvent the Potluck, August 27 [34]


CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Sharing and is for news and comment in that global or international context.

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Jul 29 Library of Things: A Cornerstone of the Real Sharing Economy (free ebook) [35]

Mar 13 How to Share During a Pandemic [36]


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Apr 29 Arts, sport and culture: Building a fair art market in a sharing economy [37]


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Florida: Miami's sharing potential, Apr 17 [38]

Shareable readers share their views on communal living, Mar 12 [39]

11 core principles for Sharing Cities, Feb 12 [40]


Concrete examples for utopian ideals: how the Sharing Cities movement is paving the way, Dec 13 [41]

How to give the gift of FUN, Nov 29 [42]

Reverse Advent: The calendar that gives something back, Dec 1 [43]

The Embassy Network Fosters a Multifaceted Approach to Shared Living, Aug 2 [44]

GIFT film tells the story of sharing around the world, Jun 29 [45]

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Community energy: The Case for Local, Community-led Sustainable Energy Programs, Jun 19 [46]

3 Things We Learned About the Sustainability Movement at Future Earth, May 9 [47]

Building a Sharing Economy Takes More Than Just a Smartphone, Mar 28 [48]

Sharing Cities: Why Ownership, Governance and The Commons Matter More Than Ever, Feb 4 [49]

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New York City: How Sharing Can Help Change Consumption Culture, Jan 25 [50]


The Big Potential of Little Free Libraries, Nov 15 [51]

DIY networking: the path to a more democratic internet, Nov 8 [52]

Inside the Little Free Pantry: a Q&A with its Creator, Jun 22 [53]

From collaborative economy to collaborative society, Jun 9 [54]

The Top 10 Sharing Economy Predictions for 2016, by the Experts, January 21 [55]


The Sharing Economy Isn't Just For Young, Coastal Urbanites Any More, June 6 [56]

Sharing economies are here to stay, May 7 [57]


Paul Hawken: Sharing economy is 'bigger than the Internet', December 20 [58]

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