5 simple rules for hosting your first zero waste meetup - Green Indy Blog

5 simple rules for hosting your first zero waste meetup

Recently I’ve had several people message me rather enviously on Instagram, saying “I’m so jealous you have other zero waste people to hang out with! I wish there were zero waste meetups near me!” I get it! Online community is great. However, having a local group can be even more vital to the success of your zero waste journey.

But there seems to be a misconception that a mid-sized city in Indiana (of all places) had a vibrant zero waste community I just inserted myself into. read more

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Why zero waste needs to turn into community action - Green Indy Blog

Why zero waste needs to turn into community action – and how to start

I think we can all agree our individual zero waste goals are not enough to reverse the damage humans have inflicted on the planet.

The problem is we – even those of us practicing zero waste – are operating within a system that rewards corporations engaging in economically destructive behavior. Our system encourages consumers to make poor decisions. No matter who we are or where we live, our lives and lifestyles have been commodified to the point where it’s very difficult to truly make a change while operating within the system.  read more

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