Zero-Waste Woman Can Fit Two Years Of Trash In One Small Mason Jar


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A research revealed that an average person produces about 4.3 pounds of waste daily, which implies almost 1569 pounds annually.

A New York woman has been dubbed “Zero-Waste Woman” after she produced so little trash that she could literally fit it all inside a mason jar. Now, she is on the mission to inspire the rest of the world with her secret to produce 16 oz. waste in two years.

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Lauren started in her zero-waste two-year stretch when her Environmental Studies professor Jeffrey Hollender tried to impress upon the class the effect of their smallest actions on the environment they live in.

 

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Around the same time, Lauren came across a family from California, who called themselves the Zero Waste Home. Thus, she found motivation to adopt a zero-waste lifestyle and vowed to reduce her environmental footprint.

 

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Through her experience, Lauren has learned a lot and she is now trying to educate the masses about the zero-waste lifestyle using her blog Trash is for Tossers.

 

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She shares the details for living off the grid and advocates use of biodegradable products.

 

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Lauren has even come up with try-at-home recipes for making toothpaste, body lotion, drain cleaner, and foods commonly wrapped in plastic. The picture below shows her trash for one month.

 

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This video shows Lauren’s journey as a zero-waste woman:

 

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