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Zero Waste Home

Author : Bea Johnson
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Bea Johnson is “the mother of the zero waste lifestyle movement.” —CNN The book that started the waste-free living movement, Zero Waste Living—relates Bea Johnson’s inspirational personal story and provides practical tools and tips to help readers diminish their footprint and simplify their lives. In Zero Waste Home, Bea Johnson shares the story of how she simplified her life by reducing her waste. Today, Bea, her husband, Scott, and their two young sons produce just one quart of garbage a year, and their overall quality of life has changed for the better: they now have more time together, they’ve cut their annual spending by a remarkable forty percent, and they are healthier than they’ve ever been. This book shares essential how-to advice, secrets, and insights based on Bea’s experience. She demystifies the process of going Zero Waste with hundreds of easy tips for sustainable living that even the busiest people can integrate: from making your own mustard, to packing kids’ lunches without plastic, to canceling your junk mail, to enjoying the holidays without the guilt associated with overconsumption. Zero Waste Home is a stylish and relatable step-by-step guide that will give you the practical tools to help you improve your health, save money and time, and achieve a brighter future for your family—and the planet.

Start Your Zero Waste Home How to Save Money Save the Environment and Simplify Your Life by Learning to Reuse Recycle and Reduce Your Waste

Author : Nicole Menendez
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Does your stomach churn when you go to the supermarket and see a single orange mummified in plastic? Does your money just disappear at the end of the month yet you can't remember what you did with it? Are you tired of clutter and want to simplify your life?Then this book is for you.Start Your Zero Waste Home is a book packed with ideas to reduce, reuse and recycle your household waste and save lots of money. This book will tell you what can really do from your own home to save the environment. You will find out what each step involves on a practical level so that you can easily choose how to start on the road to a Zero Waste lifestyle.Find out how to save money by learning to budget your spending. Have money left at the end of each month and do something you love with it. Simplify your life, build up your self-esteem and find enduring satisfaction by learning how not to buy!No more plastic waste or any other unnecessary single-use items or packaging. Save the environment by choosing the right products, buying sustainably and learning to re-use the materials that enter your home.In this book you will find out how to:Reduce waste in the kitchen, create a meal plan and shopping lists and buy only what you need.Reduce how much packaging you throw away by buying right and taking advantage of packaging with creative and practical ideas.Stop using and throwing single-use items. There are so many alternatives to these products!Decide what to fix and what to do with the things you can't fix yourself.Start your own sustainable vegetable supply whether you have an allotment or live in a flat in the city.Simplify your life and get to know yourself, your needs and wants and stop buying so much stuff.Don't let anybody tell you that there's nothing you can do to change the world. Yes there is! Start your journey to a better more sustainable life today and decide now what you're going to do with all the space, time and money you'll be left with!

The Zero Waste Home

Author : Kate Anderson
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The Zero Waste Home 101 Ways To Reduce Waste & Save Money In Your Home Living in a No-Waste Home is far easier than most people think and it doesn't just help the planet, it can also save you heaps of money! This book is designed to show you and your family how to create less waste and save money. It is laid out in an easy-to-follow format so you can get the information you want quickly and get into action! I have laid out 101 simple tips and tricks that can make a big difference to the environment and your wallet!

An Almost Zero Waste Life

Author : Megean Weldon
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Author Megean Weldon, aka The Zero Waste Nerd, gently guides you on an attainable, inspirational, mindful, and completely realistic journey to a sustainable living lifestyle. Find tips, strategies, recipes, and DIY projects for reducing waste in this approachable, beautifully designed and illustrated guide. What is zero waste living? Although the practice has been around for generations out of necessity, it is making a comeback as concerns grow about the fate of our environment. To put it simply: it is attempting to send no waste to landfills. Although you may have read or heard about “zero waste,” “sustainable,” or “green” living, the concept can sometimes seem too complicated, the author’s tone a bit self-righteous, or riddled with advice geared for people with 5 acres of land in the country with dreams of raising livestock and homesteading. This is not that book. Can a “regular” person do this? Absolutely! Zero waste isn’t necessarily about zero, but more about changing or altering the way we see the world around us, how we consume, and how we think about waste. It’s about making better choices when we can, and working to reduce our overall impact by reducing the amount of packaging and single-use plastics we bring into our life. Focusing on the positive, An Almost Zero Waste Life presents simple ways to reduce waste in every aspect of your life: Cleaning: Recipes for natural cleaners and how to ditch paper towels for good. Meal plans: Weekly menus and recipes for zero waste meals that use bulk pantry staples. Shopping: How to shop zero waste at big chain stores and ways to reduce food packaging. Bathroom: Sustainable beauty routine. Recycling: Ingenious ways to repurpose old clothing and how to recycle small metals, like razor blades. Compost: The basics of composting. And much more! An Almost Zero Waste Life will change the way you see the world around you, how you consume, and how you think about waste for a healthier planet and happier you.

The Almost Zero Waste Guide

Author : Melanie Mannarino
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Cut back on waste and reduce your carbon footprint by going (almost) zero waste with these 100 tips on how to be less wasteful in your home and your community. In a perfect world, we would all be able to fit a year’s worth of waste in a mason jar. But for most of us​,​ doing so can be immensely intimidating or simply not feasible. In ​The (Almost) Zero Waste Guide​,​ author Melanie Mannarino shares 100 simple tips for being less wasteful w​ith what​ you eat, ​how you live in​​ your home, when you’re curating your wardrobe, when you practice self-care, during your travels​ near and far​, and in your community. What’s more, she even advises on how you can reduce your “unseen” waste—such as purchasing clothes with more sustainable fabrics and adopting a “Meatless Monday” regimen to help decrease your carbon footprint. If you’re someone who wants to reduce waste in your daily life and make a positive impact on the planet ​without​ mak​ing​​ drastic changes in your habits, then look no further. This highly accessible and practical guide will have you living a greener, more sustainable life that is (almost) zero waste in no time!

Simply Living Well

Author : Julia Watkins
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Easy recipes, DIY projects, and other ideas for living a beautiful and low-waste life, from the expert behind on Instagram.

Secrets To Sustainable Living

Author : Dominica James
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Sustainable lifestyle focuses on the quality of life as a whole. It is based on the premise that humans are not sole agents of the planet. Rather, we are dependent on it. Sustainability is necessary to underpin a truly healthy lifestyle and to protect the environment and the planet from the depletion and degradation that is resulting from the depletion of natural resources and the accumulation of garbage. This book covers zero waste living, and zero waste home, reducing plastic use or reuse and recycle plastic products, sustainable living, composting from your backyard, how to invest in the homestead backyard, and much more.

Sustainable Minimalism

Author : Stephanie Marie Seferian
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The Aspiring Minimalist’s Guide to Living Consciously and Contributing to a “Greener” Tomorrow “This is the perfect book for people that want to find a realistic roadmap to sustainable living.” ―The Holistic Millennial Eco-minimalism is a hot-button issue right now, and for good reason. Living a life with less can be the key to saving our precious planet. Break the consumption cycle. There’s so much to do, and way too much to buy. Whether it’s through late night TV ads, social media, or other sources of influence, we are addicted to buying and then storing things. Sometimes we consume with no regret and other times we realize that we’re doing more harm than good to our wallets and our homes. It’s a constant cycle―one that many are longing to break. Who wants their hard-earned money to go toward something that soon ends up in a landfill? A guide to eco-minimalism with a plan that is realistic. Manufacturing "stuff" exploits Earth's precious (and finite) resources. And then there's the harsh reality of where it all goes. Our discarded possessions ultimately head to landfills and contribute to environmental pollution, releasing greenhouse gases during breakdown and decomposition. Sustainable Minimalism is the solution. Empower yourself to incrementally incorporate the tenets of sustainable minimalism into your home and life. Learn to master the easiest tasks first and build upon your successes―a practical and stress-free process. Now that’s sustainable! A blueprint for sustainability and stress management: • How to gain greater mental clarity and increase your free time with fewer possessions • Environmentally friendly ways of decluttering and organizing • Ways to improve your financial stability, while going green at the same time • How to get organized and operate a zero-waste home If you enjoyed books like Zero Waste Home, The Minimalist Home, or The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, you’ll love Sustainable Minimalism.

The Zero Waste Lifestyle

Author : Amy Korst
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A practical guide to generating less waste, featuring meaningful and achievable strategies from the blogger behind The Green Garbage Project, a yearlong experiment in living garbage-free. Trash is a big, dirty problem. The average American tosses out nearly 2,000 pounds of garbage every year that piles up in landfills and threatens our air and water quality. You do your part to reduce, reuse, and recycle, but is it enough? In The Zero-Waste Lifestyle, Amy Korst shows you how to lead a healthier, happier, and more sustainable life by generating less garbage. Drawing from lessons she learned during a yearlong experiment in zero-waste living, Amy outlines hundreds of easy ideas—from the simple to the radical—for consuming and throwing away less, with low-impact tips on the best ways to: • Buy eggs from a local farm instead of the grocery store • Start a worm bin for composting • Grow your own loofah sponges and mix up eco-friendly cleaning solutions • Purchase gently used items and donate them when you’re finished • Shop the bulk aisle and keep reusable bags in your purse or car • Bring your own containers for take-out or restaurant leftovers By eliminating unnecessary items in every aspect of your life, these meaningful and achievable strategies will help you save time and money, support local businesses, decrease litter, reduce your toxic exposure, eat well, become more self-sufficient, and preserve the planet for future generations.

101 Ways to Go Zero Waste

Author : Kathryn Kellogg
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Minimalism meets DIY in an accessible guide to household waste reduction We all know how important it is to reduce our environmental footprint, but it can be daunting to know where to begin. Enter Kathryn Kellogg, who can fit all her trash from the past two years into a 16-ounce mason jar. How? She starts by saying “no” to straws and grocery bags, and “yes” to a reusable water bottle and compostable dish scrubbers. In 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste, Kellogg shares these tips and more, along with DIY recipes for beauty and home; advice for responsible consumption and making better choices for home goods, fashion, and the office; and even secrets for how to go waste free at the airport. “It’s not about perfection,” she says. “It’s about making better choices.” This is a practical, friendly blueprint of realistic lifestyle changes for anyone who wants to reduce their waste.

Bare Necessities

Author : Sahar Mansoor
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In a world full of plastic, chemicals and waste, how can you help save the planet? This book is an easy-to-use guide that equips you with the tools to make positive changes to your life and the environment. Filled with activities, insights, recipes, tips and how-to guides, it is a must-read for anyone wanting to make a difference.

It s Just One Straw Said 8 Billion People Zero Waste Journal Log Your Zero Waste Home Living Life with Green Waste Journal Notebook for Your Eco Frie

Author : Lulu Journals
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Are you starting to simplyfy your life by reducing your waste? This journal will help you to record your waste, keep a record each day of what you are reducing, at the end of a week, take a photo of how much waste you have collected in your home, if you use an instant photo camera, you can add your photos to the dot grid pages, you will be surprised at just how much you can reduce to your waste and inspire you to save more. Details: 119 Pages 1 page is lined journal page with a dot grid page opposite. 6 x 9 inches Size White Pages Matte Cover.

Future of Recycling

Author : Jennifer Weeks
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The Zero Waste Solution

Author : Paul Connett
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Shows activists, planners, and entrepreneurs how to reenvision a community's waste-handling process by consuming less, turning organic waste into compost, recycling, reusing, and demanding nonwasteful product design.

Waste Free Kitchen Handbook

Author : Dana Gunders
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Despite a growing awareness of food waste, many well-intentioned home cooks lack the tools to change their habits. This handbook—packed with engaging checklists, simple recipes, practical strategies, and educational infographics—is the ultimate tool for reducing food waste. From a scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council come these everyday techniques that call for minimal adjustments of habit, from shopping, portioning, and using a refrigerator properly to simple preservation methods including freezing, pickling, and cellaring. At once a good read and a go-to reference, this handy guide is chock-full of helpful facts and tips, including 20 "use-it-up" recipes and a substantial directory of common foods.

Zero Waste Kids

Author : Kathryn Kellogg
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Our planet is in danger! It's time to make a difference to ensure its future by taking up the zero-waste challenge. Zero Waste Kids is full of fun ways to help you make sustainable choices to save planet Earth. Become informed about the crisis we're in but also, more importantly, take action through the 30 achievable child-friendly challenges to reduce waste, including craft activities and lifestyle changes to reduce, reuse and recycle your way to a better future. Filled with facts about the state of our planet, the environmental impact of over-consuming and the waste we produce and where it goes. Written by US author Kathryn Kellogg, a leading voice in the zero-waste movement, author of the adult book 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste, founder of the Going Zero Waste blog, featured in publications such as National Geographic, The Times, the Guardian, CNN.

Zero Waste in the Bathroom

Author : Earth Lovers
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Fantastic guide for all interested in sustainable living. 85 tips on how you can implement zero waste strategy in one of the most "waste-full" spaces of your home. Let's make your life easier, green and... save your money!

Less Trash More Love Journal GREEN

Author : Minimalist Lifestyle Journals
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Zero waste journey journal, gift for waste managers, for a zero waste home living life, plastic-free, reduce, reuse, recycle, eco-friendly lifestyle and sustainable earth a notebook for active zero waste people who are interested in waste management awareness, who are into the minimalist, Plastic-free, eco-friendly home living life and zero waste culture. This journal is perfect as a composition book, diary journal, Logbook, Planner, to write Thoughts and ideas, or college notes for students and for kids. It makes an awesome gift idea for men and women, for many occasions: birthday, anniversary, christmas or other holidays. Click on our Brand and Check more Other custom options and top designs in our shop Let's make 2020 a zero waste year 2020 Let's save the earth, Save the Ocean Let's Keep the Sea Plastic Free Expand the waste management and Zero Waste Awarness Clean the environment and the green space For a more Sustainable Living Eco-Living Better Living Zero Waste Lifestyle Zero Waste gift ideas

Save Our Planet

Author : Dominica James
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Imagine being able to live a zero-waste lifestyle! In Save our Planet, Dominica James does more than imagine - she attacks the often-complex topic with simple language, breaking down concepts like sustainability, conservation, biodiversity, wildlife protection, among others, without sounding like a dense academic tome, to allow you the benefits of eating healthily and living a simple life, all the while supporting local businesses and saving the environment! It is the gift that keeps giving. The author talks about recycling, organic shopping, reducing carbon footprint and conserving water in the context of sustainable living to help the reader gain perspective and bear the burden with the rest of humanity for saving the planet. Through the information, the reader is empowered to begin a sustainable lifestyle indoors or outdoors bringing the concepts home that they can run a zero-waste household sustainably.

Home by Natural Harry

Author : Harriet Birrell
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Down-to-earth recipes for a resourceful, tox-free, and waste-free home life. Home by Natural Harry is a compendium of DIY recipes, tips, tricks, and hacks for a calm, resourceful, and tox-free existence. It is a modern reference for anyone who wants to ditch their joyless supermarket habit, reduce plastic waste, and save money and the world. Home by Natural Harry considers every room of the house (stain remover for the laundry, shower cleaner in the bathroom, dish liquid in the kitchen) and presents alternatives to shop-bought cleaning products, as well as a comprehensive chapter on body care (from toothpaste to shampoo to foaming hand wash). Readers will also be treated to a handful of recipes for Harriet's favorite money-saving kitchen staples including oaty seed loaf, coconut yoghurt, and pickled veg. Home by Natural Harry celebrates a slower, more frugal and thoughtful life--the joys of which people the world over are learning to respect and embrace.