Resources

Here are some of the references (websites and books) that we have found helpful and relevant. Please feel free to add and make suggestions by adding a comment below.

Sharing:

The Freeconomy community : www.justfortheloveofit.org

UK Freecylce Network: http://uk.freecycle.org/

SW Freecycle Group:http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SouthBrentfreecycle/

TTT Skillshare: http://www.transitiontowntotnes.org/projects/do-it-ourselves-skillshares-dio

Creative Community Devon: http://creativedevon.ning.com/

http://www.oursharingnetwork.com/

freegle.org.uk

http://freewheelers.co.uk/

carshare.com (& others…)

http://www.moorcar.co.uk/

www.couchsurfing.org

Money:

Money as Debt Documentary: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Dc3sKwwAaCU

Plough and Share local credit union: http://www.ploughandshare.co.uk/

http://www.lietaer.com/: currency solutions for a wiser world

http://neweconomics.org/projects/plugging-leaks: Plugging the Leaks, nef’s (new economics foundation) Local Economies initiative

http://ripple-project.org/ : project to build a new kind of monetary system based on the trust present in our ordinary social and business relationships.

LETS:

LETS Link UK: http://www.letslinkuk.net/

LETSystem Homepage: http://www.gmlets.u-net.com/

Time Banks:

http://www.timebanking.org

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8R6VkqvsBY: Interview with timebanking founder Edgar Cahn

http://www.slivers.com/

http://p2pfoundation.net/Fureai_Kippu : Fureai Kippu (Japanese elder care system)

Local Currencies:

Totnes Pound: http://www.transitiontowntotnes.org/totnespound/home

Bristol Pound: http://www.bristolpound.org/

Relevant: 

Shareable.net

http://www.greenmap.org/

http://www.storyofstuff.org/

http://www.neuroeconomicstudies.org/

http://www.positivemoney.org.uk/

http://www.transitiontowntotnes.org/

HorsesMouth.com

lifesquared.org.uk

Books:

Boyle, M., 2010. The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living, Oneworld.

Bruce H. Lipton & Steve Bhaerman, 2011. Spontaneous Evolution: Our Positive Future (and a way to get there from here), Hay House.

Charles Eisenstein, 2011. Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Transition, Evolver Editions. Available at: http://www.realitysandwich.com/

David Graeber, 2011. Debt: The FIrst 5,000 years, Brooklyn, New York: Melville House Publishing.

Edgar S. Cahn, 2004. No more throw-away people: The Co-Production Imperative – Google Books, Essential Books Ltd.

Edgar S. Cahn & Jonathan Rowe, 1992. Time Dollars: The new currency that enables Americans to turn their hidden resource – time – into personal security and community renewal

Eisenstein, C., 2007. The Ascent of Humanity, Panethea Press.

Lietaer, B.A., 2002. The Future of Money: Creating New Wealth, Work and a Wiser World New ed., Century.

North, P., 2010. Local Money: How to Make it Happen in Your Community, Green Books.

Wilkinson, R. & Pickett, K., 2009. The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone, Allen Lane.

Rockstrom, J., 2009. Planetary Boundaries: Exploring the Safe Operating Space for Humanity et al., ed. Ecology and Society, 14(2).

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