Don't Be Trashy: A Practical Guide to Living with Less Waste and More Joy
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Author: Tara McKenna
Learn how to dramatically reduce the waste you produce--and your stress levels--one sanity-saving step at a time in this accessible, practical guide from the creator of The Zero Waste Collective.
"You'll feel inspired by McKenna's thorough and accessible approach to understanding the why and how of reducing waste."--Julia Watkins, author of Simply Living Well
Say goodbye to your bursting toiletries bag, fast fashion, and all the plastic crowding your pantry. It's time to build less trashy habits for a more sustainable and ethical life. With relatable stories, compassion, and a realistic perspective, Tara McKenna will show you how in this ultimate guide to going zero waste(ish).
We're all trapped in a wasteful convenience-based cycle, but Don't Be Trashy offers an alternative: an approach to reducing waste that emphasizes progress over perfection. McKenna guides you month by month through a year of reducing consumption, covering:
- Decluttering and turning off the flow of stuff into your home
- Breaking up with fast fashion and developing a capsule wardrobe
- Cutting off your supply of single-use plastic in your kitchen, cleaning supplies, and bathroom
- Investing in home goods that'll last for decades without breaking the bank
- And more!
Ultimately, it's about changing your mindset to one of minimalism and conscious consumption--a mindset that's as good for your wallet and your well-being as it is for the planet. Don't Be Trashy will guide you to your best life--one with less waste and more joy!
About the Author:
Tara McKenna is passionate about sustainability and created The Zero Waste Collective lifestyle blog and community to inspire people from all walks of life to live with less waste and more joy. With her global online community reaching thousands of readers monthly, Tara offers simple strategies to live more sustainably. Tara has a master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning, and now works full time as an entrepreneur. Having lived and studied abroad, she is well traveled and has seen the global environmental crisis firsthand, which is why she's motivated to ensure a sustainable future for people and the planet! She lives with her husband and black lab in Guelph, Canada.