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Jul 25

January 2017: Household Waste Inventory

Posted on July 25, 2017 at 9:22 AM by Michlynn St. John

Zero Waste Household AuditIt's resolution time! The first step in establishing new habits or energizing commitments to old ones is to recognize your starting line. If your 2017 goals center around reducing household waste, here's an activity you might enjoy...

What you will need: a tarp, a pencil, a bathroom scale (optional) and a typical day in your household, office, classroom or organization.

Let us know how it goes!
trash and recyclables on blue tarpEmail your results, photos, and any questions.

And follow along throughout 2017 for monthly activities to build upon the results of your waste inventory and reduce, reuse, recycle and compost more by this time next year.

Sample Results
View sample audit results (PDF).