Ready to take the Zero Waste Challenge in 2019? Here are some tips

Ready to take the Zero Waste Challenge in 2019? Here are some tips

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Start in the kitchen, one product at a time, to make challenge less daunting


If you're looking to shrink your carbon footprint this year, residents of Rosemont–La Petite Patrie can offer inspiration.


They're taking part in a Zero Waste Challenge held by the borough to learn more about what it takes to reduce the garbage created by borough residents.


Jonathan Nordland said he didn't know what zero waste meant when his wife signed up their family, but it became a fun challenge as they tracked their progress each week.


"For me, it's a game," he told CBC Montreal's Daybreak, saying he's now always looking for more ways to reduce.


"Once you start going down the rabbit hole, it's easier and easier to do."


Nordland's household is one of 50 taking part in the challenge that began in October and continues into May. Their progress is tracked online, and they get assistance from the borough to learn how they can further cut down on their garbage.Read More...


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Article was originally published on: January 07, 2019

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