The ‘sharing economy’ or collaborative consumption, as it is also known, is about sharing your things with strangers who you have connected with online. You could have someone to stay in your spare room or your sofa, lend your neighbour your car, share your clothes, even your time.

In part two of Sharing Economy, Peter Day talks with Rachel about this movement – how it puts 20th Century consumerism in a whole different light, its economic implications for this century and the stumbling blocks along the way.

 

Interview posted on BBC Radio