Borrow something instead of buying it

Sustainability Challenge
This challenge is worth 1 YouSustain Award () each time it is completed.


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Length: 30 days.
Associated with: Conservation and Efficiency, Nature and Environment, Consumer Products
Our society is so consumer-oriented, we typically buy everything without considering renting or borrowing. We have also grown further apart from our neighbors, making the borrow problem even worse! Instead of buying, borrow, and you'll help reduce consumption. Some good resources to help with this challenge:
  • Impact

    The estimated impact each time this challenge is completed: 50 kg / 110 lbs CO2 reduced and saving up to $100!
    All completions of this challenge have reduced approximately 5.60 tons CO2 and saved up to $11200!

    Administrative Details

    Current members: 81
    Created: 2008-01-01 06:04:13
    Administrators: rcush
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