Near perfect is perfect enough

Near perfect is perfect enough

Zero waste is not a literal translation, but a lifestyle. Strive for your best, but forgive your missteps. It all started last Thursday. I was desperately in need of clean clothes and realized it was time to do the laundry. I typically reach that point when I start...

Reduce packaging and save money with this one tip

Separating our wants from our needs is the first step. A photo posted by Jonathan Levy (@zerowasteguy) on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:49pm PDT I recently toured the city of Burbank’s Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). MRFs are processing centers that take mixed curbside...
Never do this one thing

Never do this one thing

Saying yes to a recruiter will only get you so far…or in my situation it got me really far.   This week marks four years since I did what no one should ever do: quit a job without another one lined up. I had it all figured out. I needed to travel. I...

What the Heck do I Wear?

This next topic is said to be the biggest environmental problem you’ve never heard of! And it seems overwhelming, even to me. Read on where I said shed light on this problem, discuss what I am doing to avoid contributing to it and question what more I can do....
5 Reasons to Stop Using Straws Now

5 Reasons to Stop Using Straws Now

In a disposable world it is more important than ever to be mindful of the items we purchase, including the indirect items that accompany them. Oftentimes we find ourselves consuming plastic items that will literally last forever in a landfill despite us only using...
One Easy Step to Reduce Waste

One Easy Step to Reduce Waste

How do you take your coffee? When people ask me what one thing they can do right now to reduce waste in their lives, without hesitation I tell them to stop using disposable coffee cups. From the outset, coffee cups seem harmless enough. The typical Starbucks-type...