The Environmental Impact of Renting: Is It Better Than Buying?

Sustainable living is one of the most important topics of our generation and many people are looking for ways to adopt more sustainable habits. If you’re one of those people, you’ll be happy to know that renting is a very easy way to contribute not only to the environment, but also to your local economy and community.

So, what are the benefits of renting versus buying and how does it impact the environment?

1. It’s So Easy!

The first great thing about renting is that it’s super easy to do, especially with a platform like Ruckify. Ruckify allows you to rent items in your community and also makes it possible for you to post your own items. You can find anything you need including equipment, clothes, electronics, decorations, and so much more! Click here to browse your local marketplace and see what’s available in your community.

2. You Can Save and Make Money

Renting is a lot cheaper than buying, especially in the long run because it keeps you from purchasing things that you’ll only be using a handful of times. Additionally, posting your own items gives you the opportunity to make extra money or even create your own side-hustle without any hidden fees or additional cash investments.

3. You Minimize Waste

When you’re renting, you only use things when you need them and for however long you need them for. Then, they go back to their owners and the cycle continues. The same goes for the items that you post. Ruckify enables you to extend the life-cycle of your items so less waste ends up in our landfills. Sign-up for Ruckify to minimize your waste and give new life to items that you have lying around your home.

4. You Help Save Natural Resources

Choosing eco-friendly products is a great way to contribute, but purchasing increases demand which means more natural resources are used to make the products that you request. In order to reduce our impact, we can rent instead of buy! You get to enjoy the things you need when you need them and make use of them without a heavy conscience.

5. You Contribute to the Protection of the Ecosystem

When you choose to rent instead of buy, you’re helping reduce practices that are extremely harmful to the environment like deforestation and mining. Reducing these practices helps to protect our ecosystem which is vital if we want to keep breathing clean air and accessing clean water.

6. You Help Reduce Energy Consumption

Manufacturing products takes a lot of energy, especially on such a large scale. When demand decreases, factories won’t have to use as much energy or as many resources. The more you rent, the more factory demand will decrease meaning the consumption of energy will also decrease.

Are You Ready to Start Renting?

If you’re ready to be a conscious consumer then you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re an owner or a renter, Ruckify puts you at the forefront of the sharing economy so you can make choices that benefit your community and the environment at large.

Not only does Ruckify empower you to make eco friendly choices but we also plant a tree for every single transaction. When you sign-up, complete an app transaction, or leave a review, you receive tree points that you can view on your Ruckify profile. Click here to learn more about the Ruckify TreeProject.

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Are you interested in joining the Ruckify community? As a gift, we would like to give you $35 RuckBucks that you can use to put towards any rental of your choice! When you sign-up using this link or code BLOG35, you will receive $35 RuckBucks! Click here to claim your gift.

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