Rent a spare room or a couch to frugal travelers. A backyard can become a mini-camp ground in Sweden. To preserve cash in this bad economy many of us will rent. That’s why peer2peer renting is getting popular. From lawn edgers to bands you can now Hire Things in New Zealand or, in Britain and U.S., from Zilok. What do you need temporarily? What have you got to rent? There are more upsides to renting for us. Like the successful private parking and coworking places, literally getting closer can cut your carbon footprint, and lead to unexpected friendships or business partners.