Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer is an American environmental activist, entrepreneur, and lifestyle/advice blogger. She is an advocate for the zero-waste movement, started the blog Trash Is for Tossers, and founded the companies Package Free and The Simply Co.


How I Fit 5 Years of My Trash in This Jar

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You Can Live Without Producing Trash

One New York woman is making an effort to change the way we think about waste. Over the past two years, Lauren Singer has produced only enough trash to fill a 16 oz mason jar.


Faq: How Do You Have Zero Waste Sex?

In this video Lauren Singer from Trash is for Tossers will talk to you about SEX and how and if it is possible to both have sex and also live a Zero Waste lifestyle.


Going Green Shouldn't Be This Hard

This is the second episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M.

How to Live More Sustainably

The average American produces approximately three pounds of non-compostable, non-recyclable waste every day. Lauren Singer, on the other hand, has generated fewer than two pounds of trash in the past eight years.


Why I Live a Zero Waste Life | Lauren Singer | TEDxTeen

Lauren is an Environmental Studies graduate from NYU and former Sustainability Manager at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, and the amount of trash that she has produced over the past three years can fit inside of a 16 oz. mason jar.

Life Outside the Box: Lauren Singer

Zero-waste advocate Lauren Singer is helping people lighten their environmental footprint — one container at a time.


How to Fit Two Years of Trash in a Mason Jar | Shift | MSNBC

When people learn Lauren Singer has kept two years worth of her trash in a single mason jar, they only want to know how she disposes of condoms and feminine hygiene products. So what does she do with her unmentionables?

Living Sustainably Has Never Looked More Stylish

Zero-waste convert, Lauren Singer, shows us how to ditch trash by not creating any at all — and look good while doing it.


Everything Zero Waste Expert Lauren Singer Eats in a Day | Food Diaries | Harper's Bazaar

Activist and Founder of Package Free Shop, Lauren Singer has been living a zero waste lifestyle for eight years and is “on a mission to make the world less trashy.