What is Zero Waste?

What is Zero Waste?

Zero Waste has been a fluid term in recent usage.  According to Wikipedia, "Zero waste is a philosophy that aims to guide people in the redesign of their resource-use system with the aim of reducing waste to zero. Put simply, zero waste is an idea to extend the current ideas of recycling to form a circular system where as much waste as possible is reused, similar to the way it is in nature."

 

Benefits of Zero Waste:

  • Reduce impacts on wildlife
  • Reduce carbon footprint
  • Support sustainability
  • Reduce resource demand
  • Save money
  • Reduce pollution
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