WAT's Sustainable Episode 02: WAT is zero waste?

WAT's Sustainable, Waterloo? Welcome to the official Sustainability's Office's official podcast: WAT's Sustainable?

On Episode 02 of the podcast, we answer the question: WAT is zero waste? We discuss the concept of zero waste living, the difference between zero and low waste living, the challenges contributing to our global waste problem, and what you can do as an individual to reduce your waste!

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Tips for reducing your personal waste

  • Sort your waste properly
  • Carry a reusable bag wherever you go
  • Use reusable masks (if your community/workplace permits)
  • Meal prep more to minimize takeout
  • DIY products instead of buying from stores
  • Reuse or repurpose products before disposal
  • Go thrifting to extend the lifespan of products

Listen now

Go to our podcast feed to listen to episode two now!

Download the transcription with time stamps and resources. A .txt version of the transcript is also available for accessibility (scroll to bottom of page). 

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