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  • Published: 2 July 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143791379
  • Imprint: Vintage Australia
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99

A Zero Waste Life




Want to make a change but don’t know where to start? The practical thirty-day guide to radically reducing your waste by 80%, from waste warrior Anita Vandyke.

Anita Vandyke wants to show you that by living zero waste, you actually gain more – more time, more money and more life.A Zero Waste Life is the ultimate guide to radically reducing your waste, without losing your lifestyle. In her thirty–day challenge, Anita provides you with the rules, tips and tricks you need to eliminate plastic and live a cleaner, kinder life.

This practical book is a call to action with a fresh ‘can do’ approach. Over thirty days you will learn how to make sustainable, ethical choices when it comes to shopping, eating, travel, beauty and so much more. Small changes can make a big difference, and by following these easy, creative steps we can all do more to save our world.

These are the inside tips of a waste warrior and former engineer, whose life has changed from excess to eco-luxe. Isn’t that what we all want – a life of happiness, a life of luxury, a life that isn’t wasted?

  • Published: 2 July 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143791379
  • Imprint: Vintage Australia
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Anita Vandyke

Anita Vandyke is a qualified rocket scientist and medical doctor (Bachelor of Engineering – Aeronautical Space and Doctor of Medicine) and, most importantly, mother to Vivian. She was born in Guangzhou, China, raised in Australia, and currently splits her time between Sydney and San Francisco. Her first book, A Zero Waste Life: In thirty days, won Gold at the Nautilus Book Awards in 2019 and has been translated to seven languages. Anita writes about motherhood, zero waste living and minimalism on Instagram, at @rocket_science, or at anitavandyke.com.

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Praise for A Zero Waste Life

A Zero Waste Life in Thirty Days, exhorts us not to “waste our lives”. This small book is packed with bite-sized hacks and strategies to help you kick the waste habit.

Danielle Clode, The Australian

Awards & recognition

Nautilus Book Awards

Gold medal  •  2019  •  Green Living & Sustainability

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Zero waste shopping

Waste warrior Anita Vandyke shares her practical advice on how to shop sustainably.

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