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Social Benefits

Economic Benefits

Ecological Benefits



Benefits of living collectively:

  • stronger social networks within our homes
  • supportive community
  • social belonging, autonomy, and contribution (psychosocial integration)
  • greater economic independence from market systems
  • save money through bulk buying, sharing resources, etc
  • lighter ecological impact due to better sharing of resources
  • improved skills for conflict resolution, collaborative decision-making, and accomplishing projects together
  • other skill sharing with housemates, such as composting, food preservation, etc!
  • increased awareness of community events through social networks and diverse experience of housemates.
  • eat healthy, home-cooked food together regularly
Published on September 24, 2011 at 2:09 pm  Comments Off on Benefits