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Cary, NC – Local Guide

Your guide to zero waste friendly stores, restaurants and resources in Cary NC!

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3 days ago

Do we have anything like Imperfect Produce around here? Somewhere that gathers all the ugly veggies and delivers them?

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4 days ago
The Last Plastic Straw

This is why Request is such an important “R” at TZW! Consumer voice matters!

“Our customers have told us that packaging waste is the top environmental issue they would like us to address. Our ... See more

Could Plastic Straws and lids be next?
https://actions.sumofus.org/a/mcdonalds-is-polluting-our-oceans

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5 days ago
Half a billion plastic straws are used and discarded every day. What an unacceptable waste

"No straw please" is an easy first step to decreasing your landfill contribution. Have you taken a step toward zero waste? If so, what was it and how has it gone?

If the food and beverage industry should take action voluntarily, the government should.

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Leigh Williams, Cary TZW Coordinator

Hi, I’m Leigh. I’m a wife and mom of two school-aged girls, living in Cary, NC. I started moving “toward zero waste” in September of 2015 after reading Bea Johnson’s book Zero Waste Home. Bea’s single jar of trash a year for a family of four didn’t seem possible for my family of four, but I knew we could do better and was inspired to try.

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