Can the zero-waste movement survive the coronavirus? — Grist

It’s official: Your reusable mug has been tainted — with suspicion. Starbucks announced last Wednesday that it is “pausing the use of personal cups and ‘for here’ ware in our stores” due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, and Dunkin’ and Tim Hortons quickly followed suit. That secondhand side-eye doesn’t just apply to coffee containers. Given… via Can the zero-waste movement survive the coronavirus? — Grist Continue reading Can the zero-waste movement survive the coronavirus? — Grist

Zero Waste Homes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

The whole zero waste movement is a relatively new phenomenon but it’s one that is greatly welcomed. As citizens of our planet, it is fundamental that we understand that our behaviours every single day can have repercussions for the environment. If we take control and even try to amend our ways one step at a time eg ditch the disposable coffee cups, it can make … Continue reading Zero Waste Homes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Restaurant Nolla: The Finnish eatery wanting to make zero-waste a norm in the wider restaurant industry

Three international chefs have made the Finnish city of Helsinki home for their zero-waste restaurant, the first of its kind in Finland. Restaurant Nolla is the brainchild of three friends – Carlos Henriques from Portugal, Albert Franch Sunyer from Barcelona, and Luka Balac from Serbia – who wanted to do something about the “outdated” waste management practices in the restaurant industry. Nolla works with local … Continue reading Restaurant Nolla: The Finnish eatery wanting to make zero-waste a norm in the wider restaurant industry

Life with Less Waste: Short film documents Tasmania-based family of five’s endeavours to live waste-free

Tasmania-based family of five, the Carters, have found ways to produce almost no rubbish – filling one small jar of waste in two years. In a short film, Happen Films documents Lauren and Oberon Carter’s waste-free lifestyle as they bring up their three daughters in Hobart, Oberon. In a quest to make sustainable living easy for families to integreate in to their daily lives, Lauren … Continue reading Life with Less Waste: Short film documents Tasmania-based family of five’s endeavours to live waste-free

The Green Weigh: Zero-waste shop on wheels set up by four Dorset-based mothers brings planet friendly products to locals

Four Dorset-based mums are helping local residents to reduce their impact on the planet with their zero-waste shop on wheels, The Green Weigh. The Green Weigh, which started life in August 2018, aims to provide an alternative to those who want to reduce their plastic impact and buy food free from packaging, whilst reaching communities who may be isolated. The zero-waste shop on wheels – … Continue reading The Green Weigh: Zero-waste shop on wheels set up by four Dorset-based mothers brings planet friendly products to locals

South Korea now recycles 95% of its food waste

South Korea is taking the lead on cutting food waste – the country has gone from once only recycling 2% of its food waste to now recycling 95%. The massive hike is due to the mandatory recycling of food waste that was brought in by the South Korean government. In 2005, dumping food in landfill was banned. And in 2013, the South Korean government followed … Continue reading South Korea now recycles 95% of its food waste