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« on: June 23, 2019 07:02:44 PM »

Thinking about going more zero waste... anyone else?  How about a swap of medium to large box with items to encourage a reduced waste life and household?  

Currently in discussion for what size we wish this to be.

Tentatively scheduling a 2 week sign up starting around 7th of August and sending four weeks later in September...

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Inselaeffchen
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2019 02:08:48 AM »

Oh, that sounds quite interesting actually! What time frame were you thinking? I probably wouldn't be able to join until August.
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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2019 03:57:40 AM »

I'm participating in Plastic Free July this year, so this would be perfect!
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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2019 07:37:02 AM »

This is something I'd totally be up for depending on timing and swap requirements. While my family is definitely not "zero waste," I encourage as minimum of waste as possible, and there's always room for improvement! I gotta say, with a family of four, and sometimes only having one bag of trash for the week, that's pretty darn good!
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« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2019 09:10:31 AM »

I might be interested in this. I'm trying to live with less waste and less plastic.
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« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2019 10:25:06 AM »

I would be interested. I've been hoping to make some household things like cleaning towels, paper towels and stuff like that so I can stop spending so much on those things! I'm in it more for money saving, though I would like to have less trash to take out too!
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« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2019 03:22:04 PM »

Someone said there were rounds of a swap called frugal living... let's check for that and see if it's up the right alley and maybe we can do another round?
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« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2019 03:49:33 PM »

Here's a Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Swap way back from 2010.

Here's Frugal Living Rd 6 that ladybugsandbumblebees hosted.

Both of these swaps seem to have elements that we are discussing here.
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« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2019 08:34:03 PM »

Thanks! 
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JoyfulClover
« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2019 06:34:40 PM »

Def  going to check out those former rounds BBM! 

I am interested! Sometimes it gets depressing to think of the things I have low to zero control over. So it feels good to make changes that work for me. Yay for being an adult!!
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