[14] Going Zero Waste for Zero Waste Week 2018

[14] Going Zero Waste for Zero Waste Week 2018


Rachelle Strauss is the founder of Zero Waste Week – a global campaign designed to raise awareness of waste and encourage people to send less stuff to landfill. Starting on 3rd September, Zero Waste Week 2018 will be all about reducing single use plastics.

As China have announced they will no longer accept imported recycling and Blue Planet II raised mass awareness, the plastic pollution problem has inspired people all around the world to take action. The waste issue and it’s environmental impact is no longer “out of sight, out of mind”

This Zero Waste Week, if you want to get involved, the best thing to do is start by taking an audit of your current household waste so you know what your current situation is. Rachelle shares tips for how to do this and what to do next.

In today’s episode we talk all about how to get started with zero waste, how sustainable living can reconnect you to your local community and accessibility in the ethical space. Today’s episode is all about approaching Zero Waste without getting overwhelmed.

If you want to find out more about what can be recycled in your local area, check the website https://www.recyclenow.com/

Find out more about Zero Waste Week here: https://www.zerowasteweek.co.uk/

Our Zero Waste Week campaign is kindly sponsored by: OddboxBe For ChangeThe Berry BerryGone For GoodZero Waste MarketThe Green EditionREGIFTWRAP™UnwrpdThe Crop Club and Plastic Free Party Bags. Tune into the #EthicalHour Twitter Chat to discuss all things Zero Waste on Monday 3rd September 8pm UK time to meet our sponsors and learn more.

If you’re interested in starting or growing a business with purpose, you can access tailored training, advice and support inside the #EthicalHour community: ethicalhour.co.uk/our-community/

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