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10 Tips for a Zero Waste Black Friday

10 Tips for a Zero Waste Black Friday

Holiday shopping creates a staggering amount of waste.  Up to 80%  of Black Friday purchases and packaging will end up in a landfill, incinerated or as low-quality recycling. And all that waste is just a small fraction of the problem. 95% of a...

Operation Dining Out

Operation Dining Out

How to go zero waste at a restaurant When you are eating at a restaurant, you get to transform into a zero-waste mastermind, always on alert for opportunities to avoid trash. 🕵️‍♀️ In particular, keep the following in mind: Stake out the premises Recruit the staff...

Composting in the Kitchen

Composting in the Kitchen

Composting is the single most impactful zero waste change you can make to reduce your emissions. Food scraps that live in a landfill instead of being composted end up emitting methane—a greenhouse gas that is about 30 times more powerful than CO2. When you compost,...

21 Zero Waste Meal Ideas [Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner]

These recipes should help you find some ideas for zero waste meals. Any of these meals can be swapped, many can be doubled and frozen.  Breakfasts Pancakes with fruit sauce Make your favorite pancake recipe with oat milk or water if you can’t find zero waste milk....

Creating a Zero Waste Kitchen

Creating a Zero Waste Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and it’s also the source of a lot of the home’s trash. Making adjustments to reduce the waste you create in your kitchen can have a big impact on your overall zero waste lifestyle. Here are some things you might consider as you...

How to Compost

Your Guide to Composting   According to the EPA, about 30% of our waste is compostable, and food scraps that live in a landfill instead of being composted end up emitting methane—a greenhouse gas that is about 30x more powerful than C02. But when you compost you...