Q: What is Zero Waste?
Zero waste is a movement to reduce the amount one consumes and consequently throws away. Aiming to send nothing to landfill.
Q: What is a Zero Waste Lifestyle?
Zero waste is a way of life that promotes the goal that reducing the amount of material we throw away and instead reincorporating by-products of one system for another system.
Q: Does Zero Waste Make A Difference?
Zero waste reduces climate impact. Zero waste conserves resources and minimizes pollution. Zero waste promotes social equity and builds community. Zero waste supports local circular economy and creates jobs.
Q: I Don't Know Where to Start with Zero Waste?
Keep it Simple! Look at what is achievable to start with. Do you own a bag? If yes, reuse it, get into the habit of taking it around with you. This will prevent from buying another bag when out. Zero waste achieved step one!
Work on using what you already have.
You do not need to buy any new items to start your zero waste journey. Consume less. Look at things around you and make a decision, do you really need it?
Eliminate non-essential single-use items and products.
Buy in bulk where it is achievable.
Bringing your own containers is a power house habit for all zero waster’s.
Composting indoors or outdoors is doable on all levels.