What is Zero Waste California?

In the last two years, Zero Waste California is proud to say that we have reached viewers in over 60 countries worldwide. But what IS zero waste? And how is this relevant to non-California residents?


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What is zero waste?

“Zero waste” has become a colloquial term that basically means, you don’t create trash. In other words, you do your best to prevent any thing your consume from being picked up by your local trash collector, only to be dumped in a landfill.

(To do this, “zero wasters” follow the 6 R’s: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Refill, Rot (compost), and Recycle.)

At Zero Waste California, zero waste has become an umbrella term, inclusive of all things that promote a healthier environment. Because it’s not just materials that get wasted by going to landfill. Money, time, and efficiency can all be wasted as well. Surprisingly, the zero waste method can prevent wasting all three.


What if I don’t live in California?

That’s AMAZING! We are so honored to have viewers from all walks of life all around the world. Though we love our locals, we know that the global warming and climate change are WORLDWIDE issues that we must all combat together by sharing ideas and having meaningful conversations about positive solutions. Zero Waste California is a non-exclusive group spreading Eco-optimism, environmental news, and tips to help you reduce your environmental impact in every way we can possibly think up.




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