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

A Practical Guide to Zero Waste for Families Book
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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.

 “It’s like having the smart kid in class give you their well-researched cheat sheet, saving you time, money, and frustration. ” – Jesse

What Readers say

Extremely well-written, insightful and informative. Easy to read and packed with useful, practical and brilliant suggestions. Good for beginners to the movement as well as those further along their journey toward a simplified and sustainable life.

Susan Frazee

“Wow!  As a busy mom of three who is concerned about the planet I’m leaving for my children, I am thrilled with this Guide.  It is loaded with practical changes we can (and will!) make to reduce our family’s waste, all available in one easy to navigate resource.   I am particularly excited about the house cleaning and first aid recipes.  This is a must-have guidebook for any family who wants to begin the journey toward zero waste.” 

Sarah Kleven

This beautiful guide to Zero Waste is exactly what I’ve been needing!  Doing what I can to better take care of my family and our planet is something that has long been important to me, but I’ve found it easy to get discouraged and, frankly, overwhelmed by it all.  This guide is full of excellent suggestions that helped our family become notably more sustainable.  Here’s to many more of us all doing what Fredrika Syren calls “Imperfect Zero Waste”

Jessie DeBusschere

Author spotlight

Fredrika Syren is an environmental activist and writer. In 2016, she founded the website green-mom.com where she shared her family’s journey of living zero-waste. She lives in San Diego, California with her husband James and their children Bella, Noah, and Liam. Fredrika and her family were recently featured in the documentary Zero Time to Waste.

Fredrika Syren

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