ZERO WASTE FOR BEGINNERS

Hey Community,
 
If you are starting your Zero waste journey and don’t know exactly where to even begin. Here is a quick guide to get you started.
 
This is inspired by Bea Johnson’s Book – Zero waste Home.
 
Step one:
REFUSE
Refuse what you do not need! Single-use plastic, Freebies, Junk mail, Unsustainable practices (stop taking business cards, buying individually wrapped kiddies snacks etc)
 
Step two:
REDUCE
Let go of unnecessary things, assess your home and declutter. Avoid mindless shopping.
 
Step Three:
REUSE
Maximize the usage of the items you own and take care of them. Carry your own shopping bags, shop from a plastic free grocer or choose products with recyclable packaging and repair what’s broken.
 
Step Four:
RECYCLE
Separate your waste and allocate a convenient recycling location in your kitchen. Check in your community on what can be recycled and what cannot be recycled.
 
Step Five:
ROT
Build a compost
 
We are putting something exciting together for the month of November for you. We believe this will help you in your journey.

 

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