Author(s): Anita Vandyke
Want to make a change but don’t know where to start? The practical thirty-day guide to radically reducing your waste by 80%, from waste warrior Anita Vandyke.
Sales Points Easy to follow tips and tricks to reduce your rubbish by 80% in 30 days. Be an everyday activist without losing your lifestyle. You’ll gain more time, more money and more life – and eliminate plastic from your life. Anita’s lifestyle changed from excess to eco-luxe - she blogs about her journey on Instagram @rocket_science to 15k followers and has a weekly waste mindfulness newsletter. Based on 30 lifestyle ‘rules’ and handy tips, this practical book offers a fresh ‘can do’ approach to reducing your waste and living a cleaner, kinder life. Tips include: Preparation: doing a ‘bin audit’, setting up a compost, preparing a ‘zero waste kit’ Shopping: how to shop low- and zero-waste in supermarkets, and bulk buy stores Fashion and beauty: shop your wardrobe, DIY beauty recipes, project pans Recycling and upcycling: how to dispose of things mindfully and upcycle old items Food: preventing food waste, zero waste food recipes, ‘reductionism’ Home: decluttering and minimalism Conscious consumerism: buying better and buying less
Anita Vandyke is a qualified rocket scientist (graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering – Aeronautical Space) and runs a successful Instagram account about zero waste living. She was born in Guangzhou China, raised in Australia and currently splits her time between studying Medicine in Sydney, and living with her husband in San Francisco. She regularly blogs about her passions of zero waste switches, minimalism, travel and all things green living.