Below are some resources to help you cultivate more good Zero Waste habits. Congratulations on starting your Zero Waste journey with our 10-Step Guide to Zero Waste Living.
Great Forest Sustainability 101 Resources: A rotating list of some of our best resources,
including white papers, case studies, guides and more.
Waste 360: 50 Years of Earth Day Infographic
New York Times: Crash Course on Climate Change
Foodprint – Help make food choices that do less harm to the environment, animals
Buycott – Make informed decisions. Vote with your wallet with
Donation Assistance Directory – See a list of organizations like these that accept donations:
Materials for the Arts (NYC)
Big Reuse (NYC)
Green Drop (Multiple locations)
Habitat for Humanity ReStore (Multiple locations)
New York Times: Find out about the food expiration dates you should actually follow.
Rather than throwing away vegetable scraps, why not re-grow them? Among the vegetables
you can re-grow include: Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Onions, Garlic, Leeks, Shallots, Celery,
Fennel, Turnips, Parsnips, Beets, Lettuce, Bok Choi, Cabbages, Basil, Mint, Cilantro,
Lemongrass and more. Learn more about 20 vegetables you can re-grow from scraps
and 10 Ways to Regrow Food in Water
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Combat the throw-away economy with initiatives like the Repair Cafe.
Fact Sheet: E-Waste and Universal Waste
Video Recycling Tip: Cardboard (30-second video)
Video Recycling Tip: Paper (30-second video)