Zero Waste of Time

Zero Waste of Time: And that’s a (non-plastic) wrap!

December 23, 2019

By JULIETTE FRADIN — Did you know most wrapping paper is non-recyclable? It has often been chemically dyed, laminated, and mixed with non-paper materials like foil and glitter (aka plastic) which makes them non-recyclable. And that’s before you even factor in the ribbon, sticky tape, [read more]

Zero Waste of Time: The impact of fast fashion

October 14, 2019

By JULIETTE FRADIN — “I have nothing to wear”; “I need an outfit for that next event”; “I don’t fit in half of my clothes.” If the feeling is familiar, you are not alone; The world consumes about 80 billion of new clothing each year.  This is what we call fast fashion: companies [read more]

Zero Waste of Time: Zero Waste entertaining this summer

June 14, 2019

By Juliette Fradin — Easier than it sounds, cheaper than you think Summertime is often a busy season filled with sunshine and the company of good friends. Your favorite warm weather moments might include picnics, outdoor concerts, farmers markets, backyard parties or warm nights on the porch with [read more]

Zero Waste of Time: when recycling is not enough

March 20, 2019

By JULIETTE FRADIN — A few months ago, I, along with my husband and two young kids, embarked on a journey towards zero waste. It all started when I discovered that less than 10 percent of our plastic waste is actually recycled. The rest goes to landfills or is incinerated. I was totally shocked [read more]
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