Sharetings is a hyper-local, peer-to-peer, waste reduction mobile marketplace that empowers individuals to make more environmentally conscious decisions by enabling them to share, swap, or save usable items instead of disposing of them or purchasing new ones. In this guide, we will walk you through the process of how to use Sharetings, from signing up to listing your items and making requests.
Before going to step 1, make sure that you havee already downloaded the Sharetings App and that it is up to date.
Step 1: Sign Up
To get started, you will need to sign up for Sharetings. You can do this by entering your email address and clicking the magic link that you receive, you will be logged in automatically. Alternatively, you can use the one-time password (OTP) included in the email to log in if you are facing device specific problems.
Step 2: Complete Your Profile
Once you have logged in, you will need to complete your profile by entering your username, birth year, and location. This information will be used to personalize your experience on Sharetings and help other users find and connect with you.
Step 3: List Your Item
To list an item, you will need to choose whether you want to share or swap. If you choose share, simply fill in all the required fields and press submit. If you choose swap, enter the details of the item you want to swap and what you would like to receive in return.
Step 4: Request an Item
To request an item, simply click on the “request item” or “suggest swap” button and chat with the other user. If an agreement is reached, the user will click accept, and you can arrange to meet up and collect the item. After the collection, a rating button will appear where you may rate each other.
Step 5: Delete Your Listing
If you have listed an item on multiple platforms and wish to take down the listing, go to the “for you” or ”all” tab on Share/Swap page, search for the listing, click into the listing, and click “edit” and then “set as taken”. Items that are accepted will be automatically marked as taken. Alternatively, you may also delete the listing.
Sharetings is a unique platform that encourages sustainable consumption and helps reduce waste and carbon emissions. By following these simple steps, you can start using Sharetings and making a positive impact on the environment. If you encounter any issues or have feedback, feel free to reach out to us here.