Updated: Nov 7, 2020
What is zero waste kitchen? Instead of jumping straight into uncovering its definition, let’s first agree on what a broader concept of zero waste is and what it’s not. In short, leading zero waste lifestyle means sending nothing to landfill. Considering that such task is nearly impossible in a modern society, zero waste supporters aim to reduce what they need, reuse as much as they can, recycle where possible and compost their organic waste. In 2013, Bea Johnson who started zero waste lifestyle movement introduced to the world 5 Rs of zero waste - Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot, and those are pretty self-explanatory.