04/10/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Zilok: Craigslist For Renting Provides Green Alternative

With the success of such super-sites as eBay and Craigslist, you might think there wasn't room in cyberspace for another customer-to-customer website. But Zilok, which came on the market just two years ago and already has sites in five countries, has carved a green niche for itself by providing an alternative to buying and bartering: renting.

Not only does this idea come at a time when our sagging economy is making us rethink our long-standing belief that we "need" to own as much possible, but it's also an environmentally friendly solution to what to do with all that clutter we have stuffed into our closets and garages.

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