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Jun 9, 2021

How can two people cohabitate in a 320-square foot studio apartment and only produce one mason jar’s worth of trash each year? Shia Su is here to explain because she’s done it. Author behind the blog Wasteland Rebel and new book “Zero Waste,” Shia is all about “turtle speed power” and taking micro-steps toward living with a little less trash in our daily lives. She’s creative, fun, and personable—an absolute delight to have on the show. Shia makes conscious living fun. Even if zero-waste isn’t your jam, you’ll get a kick out of what Shia has to say. Her gregarious personality is infectious and you might just find yourself buying package-less soap after this episode! 


What we discuss in this episode:


- How to start decreasing your waste


- How waste hurts the planet


- The emergence of zero-waste shops


- How to avoid plastic when purchasing produce


- What to pack for the day to live more zero-waste


- How to declutter


- Zero-waste replacements for common items such as floss, tampons, and Q-tips


- Recycling 101


- Shia’s book: Zero Waste: Simple Life Hacks to Drastically Reduce Your Trash


- The Guppyfriend washing bag


- Follow Shia on Instagram @_wastelandrebel_


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