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No Garden? You Can Still Compost

If you don't have a garden, or curbside compost, you might think composting isn't for you. But guess what — you can still join the compost party, …

The Shocking Statistic That Inspired This Woman to Open a Zero Waste Grocery Store

Did you know that only 14 percent of plastic packaging is recycled? We repeat: 14 percent. It doesn’t take a mathematician to figure out that that …

Green Living

Zero Waste For One Week. How Hard Is It, Really?

After my interview with zero waste advocate Lauren Singer I decided that it would be ridiculous not to at least try to live zero waste, especially …

3 Guidelines For Successful Plastic Free And Zero Waste Living

<b>What exactly does it mean to live plastic free and zero waste?</b><p><b>Plastic free living</b> is about eliminating single-use and semi disposable plastic items …

Sustainability

Interview with Zero-Waste Chef Anne Marie Bonneau

<i>Today’s blog post is an interview with Anne-Marie Bonneau from San Francisco Bay Area who is a zero-waste chef, editor and a mother to two kids.</i> …

Sustainability

This Is What A Zero-Packaging Supermarket Looks Like

It is estimated by Eurostat that 156 kg (343.9 lb) of packaging waste are generated per person per year in the European Union. According to the …

Aiming for zero food waste in the kitchen

Here in the UK, we’re bad for food waste. Around 14 million tonnes of food are wasted every year. Half of that national waste comes from households. …

The key to zero waste: Getting organised

Every day, Danish waste management expert Torben Kristiansen sorts the waste in his Copenhagen home into six bins: glass, plastic, metal, paper, …

Package-free grocery shopping coming to Vancouver

Many people bring reusable shopping bags to the supermarket, but one entrepreneur wants Vancouverites to take that one step further and bring their …

Western Canada

Plastics Industry Seeks More Zero-Waste Programs

Zero waste has become the mantra of more companies and municipalities as landfill space is running out and consumers are becoming more aware of the …

Can a Zero-Waste Model Reform an Otherwise Wasteful Industry?

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London’s first organic, vegetarian, zero-waste restaurant opens

<b>It might be the most ‘eco friendly’ restaurant in the city.</b><p>Especially as most of their dishes can be made vegan on request.<p>Tiny Leaf turns surplus …

Food

Food Waste: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

How One Chicago Restaurant Went Totally Trash-Free

Ethical eats – zero waste cafes and community projects

Ahead of two Guardian Local events about food and sustainability next month, we’d like to find out what’s going on in your area<p>Two Guardian Local events next month will be focus on food and sustainability. Silo is a zero waste restaurant in Brighton that trades directly with farmers, produces its …

Food

Keeping up Your Eco-Friendly Home - Electric Car Design Consultants, Green Living Expert, Guru

Posted on 2016-02-25 by greenlivingguy<p>Today, companies are providing more tools and resources for eco-friendly consumers, which makes living …

Sustainability

10 Ways To Start Living Zero Waste

This article will comprise of two sections. Section A will have a list of 10 easy steps to help you getting started Living Zero Waste. Yup, just a …

Best Compost for the Garden: How to Use a Compost Bin, and How to Make Compost at Home

How to Make Compost at Home: The Best Composting Methods, Homemade Compost Bins, Red Worm Composting, Using Chicken Manure, and more<p>Learn how to …

The Real Costs of Food Waste

A new report outlines dozens of ways to turn around the crisis by 2030.<p>On a personal level, food waste is inconvenient and annoying—maybe you feel a fleeting tinge of regret after pitching soggy leftovers into the trash. But on a national scale in the U.S., it’s a crisis.<p>The statistics are even …

27 steps to cut food waste and save billions

It doesn’t have to be this way — that US consumers and businesses toss in the trash some 52 million tons of food a year, squandering $218 billion …

Sustainability

Green Efforts, Golden Opportunities: Two Grocers Explore Different Paths

To make a supermarket energy-efficient today is to glimpse into the future, or to stare into the face of ugly.<p>Or, in the cases of two international players, both.<p>On one side of the Atlantic we have a futuristic supermarket by Coop Italia. In a prototype store at the Milan World’s Fair Expo, a wave …

Incredible Woman Left Career in Fashion to Create Organic Farm and Animal Sanctuary in China

There are some people whose passion for helping others blow our minds. One of those individuals is Justine Kwok, who after studying fashion design in …

Green Living

A New Roadmap for Fighting Food Waste

Since the United States has now joined other nations in acknowledging that food waste is a big problem, one question has lingered: how do we tackle it? A new group just might have the answers.<p>The U.S. now spends $218 billion producing, transporting and discarding food that isn’t eaten. Minimizing …

These 27 Solutions Could Help The U.S. Slash Food Waste

By now, you probably know that Americans waste <i>a lot</i> of food.<p>Each year, an estimated 133 billion pounds of food that farmers grow never makes it to our plates. That's enough to fill 44 skyscrapers. And tons of it ends up in landfills, where it emits methane, a greenhouse gas.<p>The Obama administration …

Sustainability

The Anti-Packaging Movement

<i>Recycling is nice, but some shop owners are trying to eliminate waste altogether.</i><p>THE SHOPPERS AT Original Unverpackt, a food market in the gentrifying but still gritty Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg, arrive largely by bicycle, carrying mesh totes and burlap sacks. Along one impeccably organized …

EPA

Zero Waste Grocery Stores Thrive In France

Zero waste grocery stores are thriving in France. Customers bring their own containers and buy in bulk with no packaging waste and get fresh food for …

Zero Waste: 7 Ways You Can Protect the Environment When You Shop

Protect the environment and reduce waste when shopping for groceries by using these seven tips.<p>We’ve all gotten the memo: Bring a reusable bag for …

Bea Johnson abides by her '5 Rs', to Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot

Queen of recycling who uses cocoa powder for blusher and moss for toilet paper reveals the tricks of living a 'zero waste lifestyle'<p><b>Bea Johnson</b> …

7 Amazing People Who Prove That Living Plastic-Free is Possible

The extent of the damage wrought by plastic on our environment is increasingly well known. Yet, this harmful material permeates the majority of the …

Green Living