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The sharing economy and sustainability: A case for Airbnb

@inproceedings{Midgett2018TheSE,
  title={The sharing economy and sustainability: A case for Airbnb},
  author={Chelsea Midgett and Josh Bendickson and Jeffrey Muldoon and Shelby John Solomon},
  year={2018}
}
This paper explores the sustainable initiatives within sharing economies, specifically that of Airbnb. Airbnb provides users the ability to list, find, and rent lodging from other individuals. A background on Airbnb and its commitment to sustainability is presented along with the major sustainability issues commonly found plaguing traditional accommodations. Accordingly, we propose that sharing economies, ones such as accommodations, are a more sustainable alternative to traditional travel… 

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