Episode 4 – Lauren Singer on Living Trash Free

Lauren Singer Face (Trash is for tossers)On this episode, I interview Lauren Singer, a 23 year old New Yorker whose passion for sustainability has driven her to lead a trash-free life.  Lauren actively blogs at TrashIsForTossers.com and is launching her company The Simply Co, where she’ll sell a line of environmentally friendly cleaning products, starting with laundry detergent.

You can also listen to it in iTunes.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How and why Lauren made the switch to a trash-free lifestyle
  • How Lauren makes most of her own household products, including deodorant, toothpaste, and more
  • Tips to eliminate trash… even how to get liquid products like olive oil with no packaging
  • How to find environmentally friendly food and clothes
  • How The Simply Co got started, and Lauren’s plans for it
  • The easiest lifestyle changes to reduce one’s environmental footprint
  • Lauren’s recommended books & documentaries

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