A Practical Guide to Zero Waste for Families Book

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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!

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

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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!

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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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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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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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🛒 Imagine never aimlessly wandering around a store again... 🛒

With a well-organized shopping list and a clear plan, you can save time, money, and reduce impulse buys. Plus, shopping with purpose means you`ll only get what you really need, which is great for your wallet and the planet. 🌎✨

#SmartShopping #PlanAhead #SaveTime #SaveMoney #EcoFriendly #OrganizedLife #IntentionalLiving

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Never ever put chemicals in your garden, especially roundup which has proven to be harmful to wildlife, humans and the planet.
#gardening #gardeningwithoutchemicals #toxicfreegarden #chemicalfreeliving #sustainableliving #sustainablegardening #thezerowastefamily

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🌿💰 3 Ways to Save Money and Live Sustainably 💰🌿

1. Thrifting: Discover unique, pre-loved items while reducing waste. Thrifting not only saves you money but also gives new life to clothing and household goods.

2. Foraging: Embrace nature’s bounty by foraging for wild edibles. It`s a free, sustainable way to enjoy fresh, seasonal ingredients right from the earth.

3. Refill Stores: Reduce plastic waste by shopping at refill stores. Bring your own containers to stock up on essentials like grains, spices, and cleaning supplies.

Small changes make a big impact. Start your sustainable journey today! 🌍💚

#SustainableLiving #SaveMoney #EcoFriendly #Thrifting #Foraging #RefillStores #GreenLiving #ZeroWaste

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