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.
[Zone 5] Zero Waste IRL
“Post-Petroleum Stress Disorder”: mental health and climate change are inextricably linked – here’s what that looks like and what can help.
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!
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.
The Global Environmental Outlook 6 (GEO 6) is a massive report that seeks to not only assess how different factors of the environment are, but how their change effects humanity. What did it find?
If you – like me – found zero waste through a cutesy blog post or idealized Instagram feed, jumping into the movement can feel so intimidating. So many new ideas, so many people trying to sell you the accouterments to your new lifestyle. But the truth is: zero waste should be simple. We should have enough simple, multi-purpose zero waste items that we can avoid single-use plastics as best we can and