In a disposable world
to repair ||reuse ||refill||refuse is to rebel.
Why Zero Waste?
Our trash is a tangible representation of a system of extraction that is the root cause of environmental breakdown. When we eliminate waste, we divest from the linear, extractive economy.
New Stuff and the
When we throw something away, the waste we see is just a small piece of the puzzle. The real problem is that for each pound of waste we create 7 pounds are created upstream of us. That’s because each new thing requires all kinds of extraction, shipping, refining, and packaging before it even lands in the store.
The Real Cost of Our
We’ve made more plastic in the last 10 years than we did in the preceding century. This exponential rise in production places an incredibly heavy burden on the people and animals that have to live near or among the things we throw away. Couple that with the fact that 90% of a product’s environmental impact happens before it even gets to us and we start to understand the true scale of the problem we’re facing.
Get your organization on the path to zero waste
We’ve worked with restaurants, offices, festivals, and schools to help them reduce their waste and spread awareness of the zero waste movement within their communities.
Blog & Resources
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...
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...
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...