My journey towards a zero-waste home wasn’t triggered by thinking about it myself. Nope, the idea came to me after reading an article someone posted on Facebook. It hadn’t occurred to me that there are so many little things I do and use each day that can be done a little differently to reduce or eliminate my waste. It was really just a matter of re-framing the way I view consumption.
If you’re just beginning to think about waste reduction, you might feel like the extra steps are burdensome or more trouble than they’re worth. But seriously, trust me: it gets easier and becomes second nature once you have a handle on what to do. Just do your best and don’t worry if it doesn’t come together all at once.
Here are a few things to get you started: