Zero waste essentials to get you started on your zero waste journey!
Zero Waste MVMT was founded in early 2019 by Zac and Janelle. The idea to contribute to and promote this eco-friendly movement came to fruition after travelling abroad for almost a year. Their entire perspective on waste management and pollution changed after experiencing the detrimental effects on the environment first-hand. In less developed countries, they saw exactly what was happening to waste, it often contaminated beaches, gathered in “landfills” and even burned on the side of the road since there isn’t much in place for waste management facilities. This is something that is often overlooked in western countries. Garbage is brought to the street side, it is taken away and that is the end of it. Out of sight, out of mind. But the reality of it is, all this waste IS going somewhere, it’s collecting in landfills, contaminating waterways, ending up in our oceans and much more.
This is what sparked the idea for Zero Waste MVMT. We decided we HAD to do something positive to raise awareness and contribute to the movement. Our mission is to inspire people around us and encourage them to live a more sustainable lifestyle. We want to help by collectively reducing waste and making sustainable products accessible to everyone. Together, we can help our precious Mother Earth thrive for generations to come!
On top of promoting a low waste lifestyle, we are also helping to plant trees in areas of need to reverse the detrimental effects of deforestation. We plant a tree with each and every purchase :)
Zero Waste MVMT is based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.