Welcome! I’m so glad you’ve stopped by to see the simple ways we can make Lafayette (and the planet!) a healthier, cleaner place. Getting started with your zero waste journey in Lafayette is easy:

  1. Join the Zero Waste Lafayette Facebook group;
  2. Read through this page and discover local resources;
  3. Learn about the 10 easy steps to starting your zero waste journey.

Zero waste Lafayette guide ahead:

Food

Toiletries

Low/zero waste soap and shampoo

Safety Razor

  • Walmart
  • Target
  • Sally’s Beauty Supply

Hygiene

Beauty

Personal/Home Products

Thrift shops (clothes)

Flea Market/Hodgepodge

Furniture

Home Goods

Organizations

  • Zero Waste Lafayette: obviously! Join up to ask questions, get to know the local community, and make sure you hear about all upcoming events!
  • Purdue Extension: a huge resource! They provide the link between Land Grant research and Indiana citizens and give practical solutions to local issues. They offer information and classes on agriculture, natural resource preservation, health and human services, and so much more!
  • Grow Local: this local group serves the community by setting up and maintaining totally free community gardens in the city. They also hold periodic educational events where you and your family can learn more about urban gardening.

Any other zero waste Indy resources you can think of? Drop them into the comments below to share the love!