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Explore the 12 zones of zero waste living - PollyBarks.com

Explore the 12 zones of zero waste living

After several years of practice, wins, fails, and a lot of education, I found the way I wish I’d learned about zero waste: through 12 interconnected zones of life.

Break up with paper towels forever - PollyBarks.com

Break up with paper towels in 5 easy steps

Break up with paper towels: a zero waste lifestyle is more than a plastic bag – and it’s not compatible with single-use paper items.

13 reasons why zero waste is more than a plastic bag - PollyBarks.com

13 reasons why zero waste is more than a plastic bag

Zero waste and sustainability are big ideas. Sometimes that means they get boiled down to oversimplifications, but zero waste is more than a plastic bag!

Starting a zero waste lifestyle mason jar - Polly Barks

Starting a zero waste lifestyle, step-by-step

There are many actions we can take within our current system that will drastically cut down on our waste, reduce our carbon footprint, and help us be better stewards of the planet.

What is bulk and why aren't bulk bins zero waste? - Polly Barks

What is bulk shopping and why aren’t bulk bins zero waste?

So what is bulk shopping? Let’s talk about it… because bulk bins aren’t actually zero waste – and that’s OK. We need to think beyond the Mason jar.

Our supermarkets and the illusion of choice

Our supermarkets and the illusion of choice

We’ll agonize over choosing the best option when, in reality, it’s probably all owned by the same people anyway.

How to host your own zero-waste dinner party - Green Indy Blog

How to host your own zero waste dinner party

Thanks so much to Hawnuh Lee of Closed-Loop Cooking for teaching us how to host your own zero-waste dinner party!