Our 10 day Zero Waste Challenge

Our 10 day Zero Waste Challenge

Back in January we ran a 10 day Zero Waste Challenge, which was more successful than either of us imagined! Lots of people joined in and we had great fun seeing our Instagram and Facebook followers getting involved too.

If you want to take the challenge, take a look at the steps below. You can do it any time, at any speed or if you're feeling adventurous you could even do all ten steps at once.

Our friend Chloe took the challenge and had some surprising outcomes....

 

Day one: Bring a bag

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A week of Zero Waste and Beyond...

A week of Zero Waste and Beyond...

When Charlotte asked me to try going zero waste for 10 days, I was immediately up for the challenge.

Over the course of the past year I'd admired her dedication to the cause and had watched in quiet awe as she constantly and continually made ethical choices to produce no waste. It wasn’t just a fad, and it wasn’t something (that even after five Sambucas) she would throw sudden caution to the wind and buy a massive takeaway full of plastic and polystyrene. She was dedicated in an admirable way.

As we'd become friends over the course of the year, I found that being zero waste didn’t appear to hold Charlotte back, and from an outsider’s perspective, it rarely affected her lifestyle. Therefore, I expected the week to be easy (spoiler… it wasn’t).

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