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Zero Waste Home : The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste (Paperback) (Bea

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In Zero Waste Home, Bea Johnson shares the story of how she simplified her life by reducing her waste. Today, Bea, her husband, Scott, and their two young sons produce just one quart of garbage a year, and their overall quality of life has changedfor the better: they now have more time together, they’ve cut their annual spending by a remarkable 40 percent, and they are healthier than they’ve ever been.This book shares essential how-to advice, secrets, and insights based on Bea’s experience. She demystifies the process of going Zero Waste with hundreds of easy tips for sustainable living that even the busiest people can integrate: from making your own mustard, to packing kids’ lunches without plastic, to canceling your junk mail, to enjoying the holidays without the guilt associated with overconsumption.Zero Waste Home is a stylish and relatable step-by-step guide that will give you the practical tools to help you improve your health, save money and time, and achieve a brighter future for your family—and the planet.
Part inspirational story of Bea Johnson (the ?Priestess of Waste-Free Living?) and how she transformed her family?s life for the better by reducing their waste to an astonishing one liter per year; part practical, step-by-step guide that gives readers tools and tips to diminish their footprint and simplify their lives.

Many of us have the gnawing feeling that we could and should do more to limit our impact on the environment. But where to begin? How? Many of us have taken small steps, but Bea Johnson has taken the big leap. Bea, her husband Scott, and their two young sons produce just one quart of garbage a year.

In Zero Waste Home, Bea Johnson shares her story and lays out the system by which she and her family have reached and maintained their own Zero Waste goals?a lifestyle that has yielded bigger surprises than they ever dreamed possible. They now have more time together as a family, they have cut their annual spending by a remarkable 40%, and they are healthier than they've ever been, both emotionally and physically.

This book shares how-to advice and essential secrets and insights based on the author?s own experience. She demystifies the process of going Zero Waste with hundreds of easy tips for sustainable living that even the busiest people can integrate: from making your own mustard, to packing kids' lunches without plastic, to cancelling your junk mail, to enjoying the holidays without the guilt associated with overconsumption.

Stylish and completely relatable, Zero Waste Home is a practical, step-by-step guide that gives readers the tools and tips to improve their overall health, save money and time, and achieve a brighter future for their families?and the planet.

Number of Pages: 292
Genre: House + Home, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: General, Personal Memoirs, Environmental Engineering + Technology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Bea Johnson
Language: English
Street Date: April 9, 2013
TCIN: 14486906
UPC: 9781451697681
Item Number (DPCI): 248-82-3351
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Great Book

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Christinam88 10 months ago
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This book has inspired me to transition to a zero waste lifestyle. It has a lot of great information, is organized, and easy to read.
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Journey to Zero Waste

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DS 1 year ago
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This book does a great job of providing simple ways to make the transition to Zero Waste.
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