Thursday, April 14, 2011

Creating a Zero Waste Lifestyle

I found this video and story pretty amazing and wondered just how close we could come to making this work in our own home. Take a look and leave your thoughts. :)

Zero-Waste Living

Refuse, refuse, refuse. Then reduce, reuse, and recycle (and only in that order).

- Bea Johnson -

Zero-Waste Living

Five years ago, the Johnson family decided to move into a smaller home. Not only did they downsize their belongings but they took on a zero-waste style of living. Along the way, this family has found a balance, a way to maintain the lifestyle they enjoy, while drastically cutting down on waste. Scott Johnson, was initially skeptical of the project, confessing, "I was just afraid that I'd be eating a bunch of granola or something all the time." Instead, the family has focused on reducing the number of items in their home, without compromising their needs. { read more }

Be The Change

Get inspiration to implement zero-waste tips into your own daily lifestyle:

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