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Your Zero-Waste Journey > Tip#1 - Get some information!


In the next few weeks, we’ll be giving you tips to reduce your waste but first you might want to know what impact it can have.


Reducing your waste and changing your consumption habits is also a way to fight climate change. The responsibility should not only be put on us, as customers, but we have the power to make bigger companies change by changing how, what and where we buy our food, our clothes, our electricity…


Here are a few articles/documentaries you might want to have a look at:


How reducing waste is impacting climate change?

Over 150 plastic bottles litter each mile of UK beaches.”

https://www.sas.org.uk/our-work/plastic-pollution/plastic-pollution-facts-figures/


What’s the impact of the meat industry on climate change?

“We must make a conscious choice to reduce our meat consumption (if possible and if our diet/health allows it) and collectively, we must get meat from local as well as sustainable farms.”

https://www.climate-change-guide.com/meat-industry.html


Fast fashion: How clothes are linked to climate change

“Overall, the fashion industry is responsible for 8-10% of global emissions, according to the UN - more than the aviation and shipping combined..”

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-60382624


Some documentaries you might want to watch:

  • Before The Flood (2016)

  • Tomorrow (2015)

  • Sustainable (2016)

  • Cowspiracy : The Sustainability Secret (2014)

  • The true cost (2015)

  • A plastic ocean (2016)

  • Chasing coral (2017)

  • The world according to Monsanto (2008)

  • The Game changers (2018)


Share some articles, studies, websites that helped you to be aware of the impact than waste have on climate change and the environment.



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