A Practical Guide to Zero Waste for Families Book

2nd Edition Available Today!

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The First And Only Guide For Families Who Want To Reduce Waste.

This book is a compilation of 14 years of learning how to go zero waste. Fredrika shows how easy it is to reduce your waste with lots of doable steps and tips for sustainable living that every person can integrate; from packing a zero waste school lunch to hosting a zero waste birthday party, and how all this can save not only the planet but also lots of money.

Turning Your Backyard Into A Pantry

Can you imagine walking out your back door to and harvest your dinner right there?

This summer, James & Fredrika bring you a brand new practical guide for cultivating fresh produce from seed to harvest. This hands-on lessons are full of tips and tricks for novice gardeners and green thumbs alike. Sign up below to be among the first to receive information regarding the upcoming course, as well as VIP discounts and more!

50% OFF Sale with code EARTHDAY


This course will teach you how to garden and grow food NO MATTER what size space you live in!

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Compost 101 Class

Did you know that when you throw your food scraps in the trashcan, the food never composts at the city dump?  Instead it creates methane gas which is a huge contributor to our climate crisis.  What this online class and schedule a call with James to get all your questions answered!

Date: On Demand

Film - Zero Time To Waste

Zero Time to Waste – The Film

We created this film and handbook in hopes of making the shift to zero waste feel less overwhelming. We’ve collected tips, recipes, life hacks, and brands that have helped us along the way— and are excited to now share them with you. We hope you’ll join this ever-growing Zero-Waste Family that’s building a conscious shift towards sustainability—because the truth is there’s no time to waste.

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Check out some of our Summer updates, learn how to get involved & what type of content to look forward to! Have a topic you`d like us to cover? Comment below and we will add it to our calendar for IG and Youtube! Subscribe on Youtube & sign up for our newsletter on our website!

Freebies on our site: Blogs with a wealth of sustainable knowledge & FREE access to our documentary, Zero Time To Waste!

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Just us and tons of other crazy Swedes dancing around the midsummer pole and singing about frogs ...

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🚴‍♂️🌿 Excited for an eco-friendly adventure this summer? 🌿🚴‍♀️ Join us as we bike and camp for ten days, keeping our load light and our planet clean with @kindlaundry Sheets. 🏕️✨

Why Kind Laundry? Because:
🌱 No harmful chemicals - fully biodegradable
🌱 Zero waste packaging
🌱 Convenient and mess-free
🌱 Perfect for travel - lightweight and compact
🌱 Vegan and effective on stains

Ditch the bulky detergents and embrace hassle-free, eco-friendly laundry with Kind Laundry Sheets. Safe for you, your clothes, and the planet. 🌍💚

Ready to make the switch? Try Kind Laundry Sheets on your next adventure! 🚴‍♂️🌿

#EcoFriendly #TravelLight #KindLaundry #SustainableLiving #CleanLiving

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Join myself and the co-hosts for an exclusive Business Support Hub on June 24th, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM!

📅 Date: June 24th, 2024
⏰ Time: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
💸 Cost: FREE to join!

Get ready to gain invaluable insights from industry leaders, network with top professionals, and elevate your business to new heights. This half-day program is packed with opportunities you won’t want to miss!

We’ll cover essential topics including:

✨ Somatic Fitness Class
💡 Money & Sustainability with Fredrika Syren of Zero Waste Family
🧠 Nervous System Sales and Marketing Coaching
🌐 SEO & Website Compliance

Featured Session: Money & Sustainability

I`m Fredrika Syren, and I`m excited to share my journey with you. As a member of the Zero Waste Family, I`ve learned how to save over $18,000 a year by incorporating sustainable practices into my home and lifestyle. With my background in economics, I`ll be teaching a session on Money & Sustainability where I`ll share personal insights and practical strategies to help you achieve financial success while embracing sustainability.

In this session, you`ll learn:
- How to integrate sustainable practices into your daily life and business
- Practical tips for reducing expenses and increasing savings
- The economic benefits of sustainability
- Real-life examples and success stories

Reserve your spot now and unlock the secrets to success! 🏆 https://buff.ly/3VP4ZH4
@mediaontherise @melissa_boleslawski @goldlilys @maddiemm

#BusinessSupport #FreeEvent #IndustryLeaders #Networking #BusinessGrowth #SomaticFitness #Sustainability #SalesCoaching #SEO #WebsiteCompliance

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🌱♻️ Let’s talk about reducing food waste! Did you know that being mindful of the food you buy and consume can save you lots of money while contributing to a more sustainable lifestyle? By meal planning, using leftovers creatively, and paying attention to food storage, you can minimize waste and maximize your budget. Let’s work together to save money and reduce our environmental impact! #ReduceFoodWaste #SustainableLiving #SaveMoney #thezerowastefamily #zerowastemoneysaving #zerowasteliving ...

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Hey all! ♻️ It has been over ten years of zero-waste living for our family of five, and let me tell you, it’s not just great for the environment; it’s also a money-saver! I used to spend so much on single-use plastic items, but now that I’ve switched to reusable alternatives, we’re saving so much in the long run. $18,000 per year to be exact. From using cloth bags instead of constantly buying plastic ones to investing in a reusable water bottle, the savings really do add up. It’s amazing how much money can be saved by cutting out unnecessary waste. But the best part? Knowing that I’m helping the planet. Every time I refuse a single-use item, I reduce my carbon footprint and contribute to a healthier planet. Who else has experienced the financial benefits of zero waste living? ♻️💰 # ZeroWasteSavesMoney # SustainableLiving # BudgetFriendlyChoices #thezerowastefamily #zerowaste #zerowasteliving #zerowastelife ...

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Mark your calendars! 🌍💧 June 16th is World Refill Day! Join us in the fight against plastic waste by refilling and reusing. Here are some items you can refill to make a difference:

1. Water Bottles
2. Coffee Cups
3. Cleaning Products
4. Personal Care Products
5. Food Containers
6. Batteries
7. Ink Cartridges
8. Cooking Oils
9. Toothpaste
10. Hand Sanitizer
11. Pens
12. Cosmetic Containers
13. Lighters
14. Razors
15. Deodorant

Every small action counts towards a sustainable future.

#WorldRefillDay #RefillRevolution #Sustainability

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#growfood #growingfoodwithkids #familygardening #growingfoodathome #gardeningandkids #thezerowastefamily ...

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Kids’ bug spray:

2 oz. witch hazel

2 oz. distilled water

1 oz. soy bean oil (or use jojoba, almond or coconut oil)

20-25 drops essential lavender oil

Mix everything for the bug spray in a spray bottle and shake well to combine. Always shake before using.

Adult Bugs Spray (for kids age 10+)

2 oz. witch hazel

2 oz. distilled water

1 oz. soy bean oil (or use jojoba, almond or coconut oil)

40-50 drops of citronella or lemon oil + 5 drops of Tee tree oil

Mix everything for the bug spray in a spray bottle and shake well to combine. Always shake before using.

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🌿✨ Transform your space with eco-friendly, aesthetic walls using trellises! 🌿✨

Discover the beauty and sustainability of vertical gardening.

Join our gardening course on our website to learn creative tips and tricks for a greener, more beautiful home full of fresh herbs and veggies. 🌱💚

#EcoFriendly #GardenDesign #Trellis #SustainableLiving #CreativeGardening #GreenLiving #GardeningTips #HomeGarden

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