Hey all, came across this:
In the US:
Did you know that you can borrow items from nice folks in your area? NeighborGoods.net, Instead of buying, storing, and rarely using household items, I can share them with my neighbors!
This is a good first step to reduce consumerism, eh!
For more info, check out this blog article:
It would be cool to see if there is something similar setup in Canada, and if we could use our organisations to promote it.
Always thought that it is silly for each person to have their own snowblower/lawnmower, etc., there should be max one per block.
Also, http://relayrides.com/ is a neighbor to neighbor car-sharing.
check this out a Tool library where you can borrow tool http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrOZeLNJ45M&feature=feedu just for the community