More handy resources


All hail Queen Bea (Bea Johnson) and her blog/book that launched the Zero Waste movement worldwide:


Lauren Singer is a single girl living zero-waste in New York and has filled just one mason jar of rubbish in the last five years(!): 


Meet Matthew and Waveney, a kiwi couple who challenged themselves to a rubbish-free year. Includes a handy A-Z guide:


Beth Terry is a passionate campaigner for waste reduction:


Rob Greenfield is a dude making a difference.  He’s an environmental activist known for his zany, positive approach to saving the planet.  From his off-the-grid journey across the US on a bamboo bike, to dumpster diving, to spending a month consuming like an everyday American and wearing his rubbish in a huge trash suit…you can’t help but be inspired: 


Planning a zero waste event?  Head to this website for some super helpful resources:


Our Den Leader here at EarthSavvy, Kristy Lorson, started the Zero Waste in NZ! facebook group in June 2016 and we now have a whopping 30,000+ membership.  It’s a fantastically enthusiastic community of Kiwis supporting each other to reduce waste…and you should definitely check it out.


Savvy's Simple Guide to Saving the Planet:  Zero Waste Christmas

Savvy's Simple Guide to Saving the Planet:  Cool Kids Compost

Plastic Pollution Coalition:  Open Your Eyes
Zero Waste with Bea Johnson
Rob Greenfield:  30 Days Wearing my Trash
Sunday:  Miriama Kamo shares her zero waste journey



‘Zero Waste Home’, by Bea Johnson

‘Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too’, by Beth Terry