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Hi! My name is Ariana Storniolo and I’ve been zero waste since 2017. It was by far the best lifestyle choice I EVER made. 

Our world is drowning in plastic. Over 8.3 billion tons has been generated since the 1950s – only 5-6% of it actually being recycled. The average American produces 4.9 lbs of trash per day – I don’t want to be a part of that statistic, do you? 

I ditched single use plastic and I haven’t looked back since. I’m no longer a part of that statistic. Instead, I’m the kind of girl who shops at the farmers market, picks up litter, hits up thrift stores, and makes her own tub scrub.

Chances are, you’re like me. You said ENOUGH to plastic and want to kick it to the curb. If so, you’re in the right place.

This blog is a place to gain knowledge and find community. I’m here to make the transition to zero waste easy and fun. I’ll help walk you through all the questions you might have about zero waste living.

If you’re just starting out, I encourage you to sign up for my newsletter. You’ll be joining a community of over 1,000 like-minded people! Each week, I’ll share with you my latest blog post, as well as tips on staying zero waste.

When you subscribe, you’ll also get a free copy of my Ebook “10 Ways to Reduce Trash“! It’s packed with helpful tips that’ll get you started on how to go zero waste ASAP.


Along with signing up, be sure to check out some of my best blog posts for zero waste beginners! Here’s a list of my favorites you can sink your teeth into.

Zero waste beginner posts:

Zero Waste Beginners Guide: 20 Tips to Get Started
60 Easy Zero Waste Tips for Beginners
Zero Waste Food Shopping: How to Use Bulk Bins Without Creating Waste
How to Freeze Food Without Plastic (Using Glass Jars)
Zero Waste Farmers Market Essentials
Zero Waste Lunch Essentials (+ Zero Waste Salad Recipe)
10 Zero Waste Shops for a Plastic-Free Life
Zero Waste Contact Lenses and Glasses: How to Recycle Them

These posts will help you get your feet wet and learn the basics of zero waste. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to let me know!

You can also follow me on social media – I’m always posting helpful content on there about zero waste living.

Here are links to my social media profiles:

Definitely come hang out with me! I love all my followers and try to respond to each DM and comment I get as best I can.

Be sure to lookout for a new blog post every Friday around 5 PM. If you’re worried you’ll forget, subscribe to my newsletter – I’ll send you a reminder, so you don’t have to remember!

I’ve been featured in the Staten Island Advance, as well as written for Going Zero Waste, Green Matters, Mother Earth Living, and many more online publications.

I hope you’ll join me on this journey and view me as not only a guide – but a friend. Lets kick single-use plastic’s butt together!