That fork will finish out its utility, useless, buried in a landfill. Whereas, I could have used it forever.
Many of us zero waste lifestylists focus on direct waste; the materials that we interact with daily. As it turns out, though, these direct materials are just the tip of the wasteberg…
Zero waste is not a literal translation, but a lifestyle. Strive for your best, but forgive your missteps.
Let’s start with you are what you eat… Who’s hungry for plastic?
Separating our wants from our needs is the first step.
Embed from Getty Images This week marks four years since I did what no one should ever do: quit a job without another one lined up. I had it all figured out. I needed to travel. I deserved to travel. That was the rational I provided myself. I had only worked for my current employer…
August 8, 2016 is internationally known as Ecological Debt or Earth Overshoot Day. What this means is, as of today we have used as much from nature as our planet can renew in this entire year.
A typical day of bulk shopping can often leave you with more packaging that you bargained for.
How do you take your coffee?
Quick, how many straws have been added to your drink orders that weren’t even used? What a waste!
This next topic is said to be the biggest environmental problem you’ve never heard of! And it seems overwhelming, even to me.
In an era of resource depletion, climate change and political instability, now more than ever is the time for us to rethink our relationship with animals.
It takes a bit of courage to speak up and and ask for options that are kinder to our planet, but it’s worth it.
Sure, Zero Waste is a “lofty goal.” But it’s achievable. Here’s how we can work together to make it happen.
Jonathan Levy reflects on six months as a vegan.
Your clothes dryer is a huge waste of energy. So what’s the alternative?