More delicious, more convenient, more social, more food, more satisfaction, less money, less preparation time, more joy.
Avoiding packing by at least 90% has reduced my garbage to where I empty it less than once per year.
Think you can’t do it?
I’m not special. Anyone can do the same.
It took a while to transition—going from emptying garbage weekly to biweekly, to monthly, and so on to annually. It was hard, not impossible, and it improved my life at every step, same as it will with you. I’m aiming for biannually next time.
I empty recycling 2 or 3 times per year, since it pollutes too, nearly as much as landfill garbage.
Reducing consumption reduces pollution a lot more.
And it tastes better, saves money, saves time, and connects me with friends, family, and farmers more.
Here’s the video:
Today is June 14. I still haven’t emptied the garbage since I haven’t had much to add to the bag.
Here’s the opposite of the video:
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