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5 cool down recipes for over-ripe fruits

Hear from Lupii Café why Zero Waste is about much more than just waste…

Zero Waste Canada sits down with Lisa Papania of Lupii Café, a Zero Waste coffee shop located in Vancouver. Although born as a coffee shop meant to provide a living example of responsible business, simply referring to Lupii as a coffee shop would be misleading. Find out how Lupii Café epitomizes the phrase “Zero Waste

Spoiled Sew Rotten – Reusable Menstrual Pads

Approximately 20 pads/tampons per month, equating to 240 per year which over the average lifespan of a menstruating female (approximately 40 years worth of periods) gives us the grand total of 9,600 feminine hygiene products used during one woman’s lifetime. Switching to reusable menstrual or incontinence pads is another action that reduces disposable products filling

Island Java Bags, creating bags from another company’s discards

Valentine ideas for kids that help teach Zero Waste living skills

Clean teeth and less waste – Bam Brush

Freezer is a lifeline to reduce food waste

10 Zero Waste Gifts for Kids

West Coast Refill promoting “Refill not Landfill”

Buying products with less packaging is a goal for many consumers. Using refillable products is one way of significantly reducing waste. Refilling is essentially source reduction. Refill stores help us to reuse containers and bottles reducing the amount of packaging. Zero Waste Canada recently visited Leanne Gallagher Allen owner of West Coast Refill in Victoria

Burlap Shoe stepping up to Zero Waste