low waste; zero waste;

A good friend of mine asked me recently what my top 3 tips would be to reduce ones waste. I couldn’t answer straight away. My first thought was “wow, I’m so happy she’s asking this question”, followed closely by, “shit, I have to choose just 3?!”.

I understand where her question came from – taking one, two or (in this case) three steps at a time is much more achievable than going the whole hog from the outset. Embarking on a low waste lifestyle can be daunting. The questions start spinning in your mind; Where do you start? What actions will create the most immediate positive impact? Which will be the easiest to implement? And before you know it, you’ve talked yourself out of doing anything because you can’t do it all.

But you know what, we don’t have to do it all.

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