One Small Step: Spotlight on Package Free Founder Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer gained viral fame for keeping years of her trash in a mason jar — now she is helping others live zero-waste by selling reusable, recyclable, and compostable products at her store, Package Free Shop.The average American creates 4.5lbs of trash per day — but for Lauren Singer the amount of trash she has accumulated in the last 7 years can all fit in a mason jar.In this One Small Step Spotlight, Lucy Biggers visits Lauren Singer’s Package Free shop. Package Free store is just as it sounds: package free. It’s a store that generates zero waste, and its owner, CEO Lauren Singer, has been waste-free since 2012.Lauren Singer zero waste journey began in 2012 and in 2017 she opened up the Package Free shop. The Lauren Singer store Package Free carries products that are recyclable, reusable, and compostable alternatives to single-use products. Get a look inside Package Free and see all the different products sold — products like airtight multi-use bowls, reusable insulated cups and water bottles, reusable straws, produce bags, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soaps, hair care products, compostable deodorant sticks, and so much more.‘Every person is different. Every lifestyle, where you live is different. So there’s no one-size-fits-all solution to reducing your waste,’ Lauren Singer suggests starting small by replacing one item in your trash with a reusable alternative.If you liked this Lauren Singer interview, check out more in her Lauren Singer Ted Talk here: — and be sure to subscribe to NowThis Future for more videos like this.

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