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Going Green: Tips for a Zero-Waste Lifestyle | Haley Higdon | TEDxYouth@UTS

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Have you ever stopped to think about how much waste you produce? In this engaging talk, Hayley Higdon explores the impacts of waste and explains the benefits that living a zero waste lifestyle can have on the individual and society.

Haley is an environmentalist who works at the Jackman Institute of Child Studies, an elementary school affiliated with U of T that is devoted to studying childhood development. She is the Project Lead for Natural Curiosity, the environmental Inquiry Program at the school. Just having won U of T’s Green Ribbon award, recognizing outstanding achievements in campus sustainability, Haley shares her zero-waste lifestyle and tips for making small changes into sustainable habits on her social media blogs, under the title 50 Shades of Green.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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Fernanda Gonzalez says:

Amaría que estuvieran con subtítulos en español 🙏🙏🙏❤️🌺

Shweta V says:

Watched this at 1.25X speed :p

Becky Johnson says:

I wish Bulk Barn would expand into the USA!

佐々木友理 says:

I'm so glad many people are inspired by "Zero Waste Home". I live in Japan, but I was really inspired! It's difficult to live like Be a in Japan, but more and more people are taking action in this country as well.

Derick Johnson says:

guess master chief executive director of world recycling, Has just sent out a telekinesis massage to the world's people(shape up or get shipped out)😀

Clarissa Garcia says:

Its also really helpful to grow your own food if possible <3

TheStefif says:

Can't hear you, honey

everevie111 says:

If you go to a bar and order a "shooter" instead of a drink you won't be given a straw and you won't have to pee as often while getting the same amount of alcohol.

everevie111 says:

Started bringing a couple of zero waste items like a stainless steel straw and a spork.

Hannah Grace says:

Great take on zero waste. Very helpful and more realistic for beginners.

Júlia Bögi says:

Go Vegan 🙂

Cecilia Garcia says:

I dont understand why Northamericans need straws so bad. I never ever bought straws in my life. In my country is very rare that u find starws in houses (except for some birthday party or nightclubs)

Titan Research Group says:

Also at the same TEDx Benn asked "Is the world growing up?" The answer may surprise you.

Richard Carpenter Hart says:

when was this talk?

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