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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