Here's a short video about Collaborative Consumption that describes some new (and traditional) ideas for sharing resources. We have traditional sharing, bartering, lending, trading, renting, gifting, and swapping redefined through technology and peer communities. These ideas help us move towards One Planet lifestyles, and some are much more attractive and easy than others.
London Community Resource Network: a group that works to solve London's resource challenges sustainably, through community-based waste prevention, reuse and recycling
Zopa: a peer-to-peer bank
Car plus: Find your local car club