Getting Started

Week 0

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What is Tiny Waste?


About me Last year, my husband and I moved out of Brooklyn, New York and took a five month honeymoon walking from Georgia to Maine on the Appalachian Trail. We carried backpacks with everything we needed to survive, including a tent, sleeping quilt, two sets of clothes, a pot and two sporks. Read more →

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10 Disturbing Facts That Made Me Want To Go Zero Waste


Americans make up roughly 5% of the world’s population, but generate nearly 40% of the world’s total waste. EPA Read more →

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Kicking Off My Tiny Waste Resolution


To kick off my Tiny Waste Resolution, I’ve done a few things to get pumped up and ready. Read more →

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How to Conduct a Trash Audit


Conducting a trash audit is a simple, but effective way to see what you're sending to the landfill. Here is a step by step guide, as well as a look at how my own trash audit went. Read more →