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DIGBOSTON: MASS RESIDENTS STRUGGLE TO OPT OUT OF THE DISPOSABLE ECONOMY

DIGBOSTON: MASS RESIDENTS STRUGGLE TO OPT OUT OF THE DISPOSABLE ECONOMY

READ FULL ARTICLE --> https://bit.ly/33h8DMS When Sabrina Auclair, a zero-waste advocate, and entrepreneur based in Beverly, made the decision to go plastic-free in 2018, it felt like an impossible task. There was some national momentum around zero waste as a trend—think mason jars and viral social media influencers—but locally, there were very few resources for someone wishing to accumulate less trash. Plastic packaging was everywhere—on groceries, health supplies, cleaning products, and food. Like Bernier, the more Auclair struggled to avoid trash, the more isolated she became. “I felt alone,” she recounted in an email. “I thought that there was so little being done in...