The US produces 254 million tons of trash each year, yet NYC-based Lauren Singer is living a nearly ‘trash-free’ life. Author of the Zero Waste blog ‘Trash is for Tossers’, the amount of trash that she has produced over the past four years can fit inside of a 16 oz mason jar.

Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer

Through her blog, she has empowered millions of readers to produce less waste by shopping package free, making their own products, and refusing plastic and single use items. She is also the founder of organic cleaning product company The Simply Co.

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