Browsing Category : Starting Zero Waste

Climate Change: You Can Make A Difference

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” – Gandhi   Earlier this month, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released studies showing that we have only twelve years to make significant changes to our energy infrastructure before the damage we do to our Earth is irreversible. Like others around me, this news troubled…

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The 5 R's of Zero Waste

5 “R’s” of Zero Waste

Here are the 5 “R’s” of zero waste.  It’s an excellent guide to help you start your journey. Remeber it’s not about perfection, it’s about the progress!  Starting something is not easy nor is it a comfortable process.  Also, depending on where you live, you may have limited resources.  Just do the best you can do. Oh, and don’t beat…

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Zero Waste: A Circular Mindset

The concept behind zero waste is to reduce waste that goes into the landfill. Our society has a linear system for production.     Ideally, we want a circular system for production. We have a limited amount of natural resources, and right now we are consuming them rapidly. Why are landfills a problem? Two reasons: 1. Air pollution Landfills produce…

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