Katelin started living a zero waste lifestyle with her family and also started the PAREdown Home blog with a friend to document their efforts to create less household garbage.
After 3 years living this super low waste lifestyle, Katelin shared some of the changes she’s made in her every day life to reduce her consumption of single use and disposable products.
She shops at a produce market that sells unpackages fruit and vegetables, she buys things like pasta and nuts, spices and oils at stores like the Karma Co-op in Toronto, and she makes things like toothpaste herself.
We hope you enjoy this video about the challenges and rewards of living a lifestyle that is in line with your values. Katelin has definitely inspired us to continue striving towards buying less plastic packaging, although we do find it challenging being on the road all the time.
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The bulk store where Katelin is shopping during the video is the Karma Co-op in Toronto:
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