Tips for Zero Waste Living – How a Family of 5 Makes Almost No Waste! | Life With Less Waste

To celebrate Plastic Free July we’re bringing you the inspiring story of a zero waste/waste free family in Hobart, Australia. Lauren, Oberon, and their kids have found ways to produce almost no rubbish – they’ve only filled one small jar of waste in two years!

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** Film credits **
Directed and written by Jordan Osmond & Antoinette Wilson
Produced by Antoinette Wilson
Cinematography and editing by Jordan Osmond
Story feedback and suggestions from Nick Tucker

** Thanks! **
To our wonderful supporters on Patreon, who helped make this film happen: Alex Muir, Angelika Smales, Barbara Clark, Brent Hefley, Brett Davidson, Cicely Jette Stewart, Dave Webb, David, Denise Bijoux, Dominik Haas, Geoffrey Torkington, Jess O’Shea, Jess, Luna Moon, Mariano Aran, Matthew Zimmer, Mehron Kugler, Michael Reynolds, Moana Kiff, Namaste Foundation, Permaculture, Pierre Blom, Rahul Banerjee, Rex & Jo, Ron Hastie, Ryan Pike, Sankar Madhavan, Sustainance Picton (Steve & Rebekah Hall), Tiitus Laine, Tony Schaufelberger, William B. Everett, Yolanda Charles.

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