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zero-waste-challenge-waterloo-regionZero Waste 101

Going zero waste is tougher than you might think. This past October 2016 REEP Green Solutions pulled together a series of blog posts and videos to help individuals with the Zero Waste Challenge in the Waterloo Region. To learn more on how you can reduce your waste and live a more sustainable lifestyle please check out our blog posts and videos below!

10 Tips for a Zero Waste Lifestyle

Presentation given by REEP Green Volunteers

Zero Waste Living Blog Posts

Informative blog posts and videos for those interested in learning how to reduce their waste and live a more sustainable lifestyle!

Introducing the “zero waste” concept

Tips to begin a zero waste lifestyle

How to conduct your own home waste audit with demonstration video and checklists

How to dispose of your pet waste

The feel good, do good of recycling

Get creative with reuse by repurposing

Repair rather than replace

Use a reusable water bottle!

Zero waste grocery shopping

Bring your own cup/container

Use zero waste cloth napkins

Declutter your house

Buy local food

Make dirt not waste. Use your green bin / compost.

Make your own cleaning products.

How much single use plastic is in your life?

Sustainable bamboo products

How to create your own natural hygiene products

Your guide to recycling plastic in Waterloo Region

If you have suggestions on what challenges we should cover, let us know.

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