NONFIC: Zero Waste: Simple Life Hacks to Drastically Reduce Your Trash by Shia Su

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Easy and Effective Strategies to Jumpstart a Sustainable, Waste-Free Lifestyle

We have a worldwide trash epidemic. The average American disposes of 4.4 pounds of garbage per day, and our landfills hold 254 million tons of waste.

What if there were a simple—and fun—way for you to make a difference? What if you could take charge of your own waste, reduce your carbon footprint, and make an individual impact on an already fragile environment?

A zero waste lifestyle is the answer—and Shia Su is living it. Every single piece of unrecyclable garbage Shia has produced in one year fits into a mason jar—and if it seems overwhelming, it isn’t! In Zero Waste , Shia demystifies and simplifies the zero waste lifestyle for the beginner, sharing practical advice, quick solutions, and tips and tricks that will make trash-free living fun and meaningful. Learn how to:

  • Build your own zero waste kit
  • Prepare real food—the lazy way
  • Make your own DIY household cleaners and toiletries
  • Be zero waste even in the bathroom!

And more!

Be part of the solution! Implement these small changes at your own pace, and restructure your life to one of sustainable living for your community, your health, and the earth that sustains you.

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