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How To Start Zero Waste

How To Start Zero Waste

First of all, congratulations for making it to this webpage and reading this blog! By that choice alone, you have begun the first step in going zero waste: thinking about it. You may already be on your way to starting a zero-waste lifestyle, but it is understandable...

Minimal Zero Waste Essentials

Minimal Zero Waste Essentials

What is the minimal set of items that can maximize your preparedness for a zero-waste day? It feels so good when I make a purchase or order food and have the perfect zero waste solution at my fingertips. “Do you need a bag for that?” Oh no thank you, I have one right...

Zero Waste Gift Wrapping

Zero Waste Gift Wrapping

Happy holidays zero wasters! This is a great time of year to consider zero waste wrapping options—they’re beautiful, personalizable, and better for the environment! Why does this matter? Thousands of trees are cut down each year to make wrapping paper. And a lot of...

Ann Arbor Holiday Zero Waste Gift Guide

Ann Arbor Holiday Zero Waste Gift Guide

It’s time to do your holiday shopping, and this year, why not give your loved ones a zero waste gift to reduce the amount of waste produced during the season? The Ann Arbor Holiday Guide 2022 has got you covered with seven zero waste gift ideas that will make your...

Carolyn’s Compost Story

Carolyn’s Compost Story

Do you have a compost story?  If you compost or have composted, I would bet you do.  And I’ll bet it’s not always a pretty journey…  but it is a truly important one.  Because, whether we acknowledge or not, we humans are an integral part of...

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...