The Sharing Economy is a favorite talking point in many travel circles, especially as sharing homes, cars, and meals through companies like HomeExchange.com, Uber, and EatWith grows in popularity and reach. The Climate Change Conference in Paris is a helpful reminder that this “collaborative consumption” movement, which helps find more productive uses for underutilized assets, is having a transformative effect on travelers’ wallets and minds, as well as the environment. This movement is a key and growing component of sustainable tourism. Here’s how: The Sharing Economy… 1. Reduces…