Are you taking on a home improvement project or a new hobby this spring? Don’t race to the store to purchase new and expensive tools or equipment you may just use once. Instead, consider borrowing or renting tools and equipment you may need from neighbors, friends or other sources. Thanks to many new online platforms, the “sharing economy” is gathering steam and it is easier than ever to share resources and tools within the community.
Pooling resources not only builds community ties, it also conserves resources, saves money and, in some cases, can make you money! Here are just a few examples of the types of items locally available for sharing, and where to find them:
HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND TOOLS:
TRANSPORTATION AND RECREATION:
For additional information on Denver Recycles’ programs and other waste reduction ideas, visit DenverGov.org/DenverRecycles or call 311 (720-913-1311).
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