7 Simple Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste!


The mass production of plastic has only been a reality for about 60 years, and in that time we have created 8.3 billion metric tons of the stuff—most of it disposable—which ultimately ends up in landfill.

While we understand that it’s virtually impossible to eliminate all plastic in our lives, there are some things we can do to reduce plastic waste in our home.

So, in this video, we share 7 ways that you can reduce plastic usage, and plastic waste, in your home.

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Melissa Maker is an entrepreneur, cleaning expert, founder of Toronto’s most popular boutique cleaning service, and star of the Clean My Space channel on YouTube (but she still hates to clean!). Every week, Melissa delivers new videos dishing expert advice on cleaning products, tools, DIY substitutes, and practical, timesaving solutions to everyday problems. Melissa has appeared on the Today Show, and has been featured in InStyle, Real Simple, and Better Homes and Gardens.


  1. I have a Berkey for purifying my water and don’t purchase bottled water any more. I use stainless straws, and glass bottles which have a plastic outer cover to prevent breakage if dropped. I also take my own bags to the grocery store. I really enjoy your videos, so keep them coming.


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