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WeHateToWaste is an online global community of influential consumers ardent waste haters  waste watchers official waste watchers who are passionate about preventing waste, conserving saving natural resources like water, energy, fuel and food,  and getting the most from the products we buy.  We collectively live and define The No-Waste lifestyle no waste Lifestyle the zero waste lifestyle sustainable lifestyle

The no-waste lifestyle consists of eight steps:  Less but better stuff, Durable not disposable Get the Last Drop Use Products Up Completely, Make Products Last Longer, Repair and Repurpose, Respect Food, Share Rather than Own, Live Smarter Smaller and Closer, Live Simply, Live More Efficiently and Recycle or Compost.

The site is a project of J. Ottman Consulting, pioneers and leaders in green marketing and eco-innovation. It was founded by Jacquie Ottman Jacquelyn Ottman, an internationally recognized expert in green marketing and author of The New Rules of Green Marketing: Strategies, Tools and Inspiration for Sustainable Branding.

Some of the brands of the No-Waste Lifestyle include: Lush, Patagonia, Bricor, Tupperware Collapsibles, Rubbermaid Produce Savers.

How I Went from Normal Dude to Dumpster Diving Across America

Two years ago, I had never been dumpster diving.  I had no interest in the activity, and I don’t think I ever even gave it a thought.  Never did I think it would become one of my favorite hobbies.  Never did I think it would become my primary source of food. Never did I think I’d be taking thousands of Americans into the dumpsters with me! It
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Composting on an urban terrace provides nutrient-rich soil for plants

Composting On An Urban Terrace

A year and a half ago, my husband Carlos and I started to think about what we could do with all the organic waste we created in our apartment in Madrid, Spain. READ MORE...
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'Racing To Zero' tracks San Francisco’s efforts to achieve its zero waste goal, but should the film have focused on 'reduce' & 'reuse' instead of 'recycle'?

Racing to Zero Waste? Not Without Reduce and Reuse!

Jacquie Ottman, founder of WeHateToWaste.com critiques 'Racing To Zero' documentary about San Francisco's zero waste efforts. Concludes that is risks sending a message that recycling is the new 'away' at the expense of reduce and reuse.
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Rock On! Cool New Ways to Repurpose Retro Music Formats

Creative DIY projects to repurpose those old cassette tapes and vinyl records and prevent them from winding up in the trash.
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MoveForHunger.org Fights Food Waste on Moving Day

Moving? Dan Ratner, Operations Manager at Asbury Park Jersey's MoveForHunger.org shows you how to turn a move to a new city into an opportunity to fight food waste and feed the hungry. It's a simple idea that makes a very big impact.
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