Here are a list of links to help educate yourself and others about zero waste with inspiring tips on how to reduce your consumption and carbon footprint in general.

Household Zero Waste Ideas

Zero Waste Resources

Local Resources

Documentaries and shorts on zero waste topics

  • The Story of Stuff-The Story of Stuff Project’s journey began with a 20-minute online movie about the way we make, use and throw away all the Stuff in our lives.
  • Clean Bin Project – A film documentary about a couple asking the question, “is it possible to live waste free?”
  • Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story-Just Eat It is a 74-minute documentary film about food waste and food rescue by Peg Leg Films in partnership with British Columbia’s Knowledge Network.
  • Trashed-Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution
  • Bag It Movie– Jeb Berrier, a regular American man, makes a pledge to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store and has his life completely changed.
  • Wasteland-Filmed over nearly three years, WASTE LAND follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. There he photographs an eclectic band of “catadores”—self-designated pickers of recyclable materials. Muniz’s initial objective was to “paint” the catadores with garbage. However, his collaboration with these inspiring characters as they recreate photographic images of themselves out of garbage reveals both the dignity and despair of the catadores as they begin to re-imagine their lives.