Month: March 2009

Plastic Bag Floating in Ocean

Being the Change

People are slowly coming round to zero-waste, and both community and individual initiatives are building, but the concept is still pioneering. I get this all the time: what do you mean you’re zero-waste; what do you do with your garbage? By me saying I’m zero-waste, I am actually saying there is no such thing as garbage. Let me pause while… Read more →

Clear Bag Recycling

Triple Threat

The first thing people ask me when I tell them we’ve gone to a zero waste household is what does that mean. The immediate follow-up is, does that include recycling? Well we’d definitely have some serious trouble if it didn’t. So a zero waste household is a household with no garbage can. Thus no magic garbage faeries to come whisk… Read more →