Why some Brighton residents will be borrowing instead of buying

Person borrowing tool from tool wall

The Library of Things is opening its 12th location in Brighton, U.K., where residents can borrow items such as drills, carpet cleaners, and hedge trimmers instead of buying them. Borrowing from this library is free during the pilot period and will encourage people to share practical DIY skills with others in the community to save money and reduce waste. According to the Library of Things, so far over 5,000 people have now borrowed items over 10,000 times, saving approximately 40 tonnes of waste from landfill and 88 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Read more.

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