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How I Pulled Off A Zero-Waste Lifestyle For A Full Year

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Waste is a hot topic in the world today, and for good reason. In 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans, with one truck’s worth of waste being dumped into the sea every minute. I wanted to know if—and how—this might be prevented. 

When I moved to Amsterdam in 2015 for my masters studies, I saw the transition to a new country as a perfect opportunity to commence some more environmentally friendly habits. One change begot more change; before I knew it, I spent a full year living a zero-waste lifestyle.

Here’s how I pulled it off, and how you can too.