Funny how zero wasting seems less feasible during the holidays. That’s probably your unsupportive, Styrofoam-loving great-aunt chirping in your ear, though. It really doesn’t have to be more difficult. In fact, a low-impact Thanksgiving is nowhere near impossible. As long as your guests are willing to cooperate, these tips for a zero waste Thanksgiving will ensure your holiday is as eco-friendly as it can be.
You’re ready to take the zero waste plunge… specifically in the kitchen. It’s not for the faint-hearted but it is much easier than it may seem. The kitchen is where the magic happens—from delicious creations made over the stove to the table, where the family gets together to bond over a meal. When making the move to a lower-impact kitchen, you want to make sure that you’re not losing anything in the process, whether that’s functionality, aesthetic, or comfort.