After becoming vegan and realizing the impact that consuming meat and dairy has on our environment, I became more aware of trying to lessen my carbon footprint and waste output on this Earth in other aspects of life. In this section, you can follow me as I try to implement ways of creating less waste in my life.
If you think this might be a difficult thing to try, don’t feel overwhelmed! No one is perfect, and I have a long way to go as I try to create a “zero waste” lifestyle.
But like anything in life, practice and repetition are key!
Start by trying to more conscious about creating or contributing to waste inside and outside of your home.
Another concern may be that it’s too expensive to go zero waste. I also thought this was true, but instead of thinking that way, try warming up to a different mindset: you may want to begin investing in a few items here and there that will help you on your zero waste journey, but anything you purchase will likely help you to save a lot more money in the long run.
Not to mention all the free things you can do to start heading in the direction of a zero waste lifestyle. Need some inspiration? Check out my post containing 10 completely FREE ways you can start going zero waste today!
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