Zero Packaging Project

2018-2019

An online performance blog about using zero packaging for 6 months.

 

For Zero Packaging Project, I bought nothing in packaging of any kind. No tags, containers, twist ties, fruit stickers or bags, certainly no styrofoam, shrink wrap or plastic containers, and not even paper bags or glass containers. Not zero waste, where you reuse and repurpose, but zero packaging from the get go. 

For more information, check out the Coop Food Conspiracy Newsletter, Fall 2018 and Winter 2019:

http://www.foodconspiracy.coop/news-events/newsletters/ 

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ZPP post photo 70

Cooking from scratch. Homemade dried coconut, plus coconut milk.

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ZPP post photo 65

Cooking from scratch. Homemade yogurt.

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ZPP post photo 63

Cooking from scratch. Homemade butter.

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ZPP post photo 49

My trip to Mexico. Fresh fruit everywhere.

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My trip to Mexico. Clean drinking water is an issue in Mexico, but I used the water refilling station across the street. 13 pesos for 5 gallons!

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My trip to Mexico. The reason package free in important... everything washes up on the beaches of Mexico.

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ZPP post photo 36

My trip to Mexico. The Yucatan coastline from the airplane.

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ZPP post photo 34

My trip to Mexico. Nothing package free on airplanes. Early morning slip up. Forgot to say no.

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ZPP post photo 31

Growing my own food. The beautiful eggplants in my garden.

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ZPP post photo 26

Growing my own food. So many herbs grow well in Arizona.

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Package free dilemmas. What about prescriptions?

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ZPP post photo 22

Package free dilemmas. What about batteries...?

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Problem solved. Bulk grains save the day. I can survive on bulk grains and fresh veggies.

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Problem solved. Coffee is readily available package free in most stores.

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ZPP post photo 8

Problem solved. Thank goodness for bulk cleaning and body products.

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Problem solved. Fresh veggies are the best.

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Package free dilemmas. What about the cat? Refill the bag. Fortunately, the local Coop has bulk cat food!

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In the beginning. Too much trash, even with composting and recycling.

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