They’re called “rentrepreneurs”, and are growing in numbers every day – and it’s going to be huge.
Imagine complete strangers, willing to rent your belongings so you can make money from the stuff you’re not using. How about renting out that bike that none of your kids use anymore for $15? Or since you’re away anyway, why not rent out your car at $150 for the week?
This embodies the craze of “collect consumption”, which reduces waste and encourages people to buy less. This site is still in beta format, but there’s no doubt it will help you to rent out anything from your car, power tools or couch, to hiring yoga books and microphones.
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