Thursday Getaway: How to Fit Two Years of Trash in a Mason Jar

Instead of feeling discouraged that you don't live a perfectly zero waste lifestyle, we encourage you to get creative, get excited and make small adjustments to the way you consume. The best news is that you can start doing so wherever you are, right now. 

We think the above MSNBC feature with zero waste pioneer Lauren Singer is incredibly admirable and insightful, so take a look and draw your own inspiration for reducing your single-use footprint from it.