Lauren Singer, a 23-year-old living in New York City, has produced no trash for the last two years. And by no, we mean none, zilch, zero. What sounds practically impossible is in fact totally doable, and as Lauren explains, the benefits go well beyond helping the environment. The transition to a waste-free lifestyle means she eats better, has more money, and is a happier person for it.
Collectively recently sat down with Lauren to discuss what being waste-free means to her, and how it inspired her to launch The Simply Co., a crowdfunded startup that sells an ethical laundry detergent made from simple, natural ingredients. Watch above.