Sometimes it can be expensive to be environmentally conscious. However, the zero-waste movement can actually save consumers money.
According to the World Bank, the world generates 10 times more waste than a century ago. Furthermore, waste production is expected to increase in the coming decades.
By this point, we are all familiar with the environmental benefits of recycling. However, in an effort to reduce the amount of waste generated in the first place, the “Zero-Waste Movement” has started to become a commonly understood phrase.
What are the benefits of this movement and how will it affect your personal finances?