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This Was How Much Trash I Produced in a Week… (Zero Waste Challenge #2)

How much trash did I produce in a week? Watch the video above to see what was in my trash jar! 

If you’ve seen my previous post, you would know that I attempted the ZERO WASTE CHALLENGE one week in July. I wanted to see how well I would do at minimizing the amount of waste I produce. If you want to read more about what it means to be Zero Waste and some tips on how to follow (or get started) on a zero waste lifestyle, check out my previous blogpost written by Tidy Guy.

As you can see by the video, I went through some struggles learning how to navigate through a zero waste lifestyle. It was definitely an eye opening experience. And while I will say that I probably won’t be attempting a completely ZERO WASTE lifestyle now, I will definitely be implementing some things I’ve learnt during my week.

At the end of my week, I did a TRASH AUDIT with Rik to go through what were some of my biggest sources of waste. Most of the things in my trash jar actually came from products I used up that I bought the week before…

The video also features Rik and I going grocery shopping for a completely ZERO WASTE dinner – using supplies Rik had in his kitchen but also shopping in the produce and bulk sections.

We ended up making my vegan buttery parmesan spaghetti recipe – with a few tweaks. Instead of using vegan butter, we used oil and we added some mushrooms and parsley. It was great!!

Hope you enjoy the video and find it interesting!

Recipe for the vegan buttery parmesan spaghetti: 

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