Bea Johnson
 

From a Blog to a Movement

Think waste-free living is depriving, time consuming, costly, or simply reserved for hermits living in the boondocks? Think again! With a blog turned bestselling book and talks throughout the world, my family and I have debunked those misconceptions and inspired a global movement. Join us and hundreds of thousands of others in enjoying a richer life based on experiences instead of stuff!

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Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot (and only in that order) is my family’s secret to reducing its annual trash to a jar since 2008

Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot (and only in that order) is my family’s secret to reducing our annual trash to a jar since 2008

 
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Browse products my family uses to get close to ZERO

TALKS

Join me on tour or book me for your next event

BOOK

Pick up a copy of Zero Waste Home in your language

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“The Priestess of Waste-Free Living.”

The New York Times

“The mother of the zero waste lifestyle movement.”

CNN

“We can all learn by the Johnsons example.”

The Today Show

“There was a time when nobody knew what “zero waste” meant, but since Bea Johnson published Zero Waste Home, the phrase has become mainstream.”

TreeHugger

“The new messiah of ecology.”

Paris Match

“Johnson has emerged as a guru for people looking to take green living to a new level.”

Associated Press

“The Zero Waste movement is steadily picking up steam, and it’s all thanks to Bea Johnson, authority on a waste-free lifestyle.”

Cape Argus

“The zero-waste lifestyle movement began in [Bea Johnson]’s kitchen and has grown to influence eight of the biggest plastic polluting companies in the world.”

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Lifestyle
August 3, 2018

Travel and Zero Waste

A while back, I answered the questions of a French-Canadian writer. I thought they complemented what I already covered in my book beautifully, and were…
Lifestyle
June 12, 2018

Photo Recap of 17-day tour through 16 countries

Just a little update between tours, to give you a recap of my last one: a 17 day race through 16 countries. As you can…
Home
April 12, 2018

Le Parfait: A Love Story Or 14 Reasons Why I Use French Canning Jars

In my home town, where I grocery shop, I am known as the jar lady. I hold the title with great pride. We own 100…