Subreddit Stats: ZeroWaste posts from 2018-07-01 to 2018-08-26 19:54 PDT

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Subreddit Stats: ZeroWaste posts from 2018-07-01 to 2018-08-26 19:54 PDT

Period: 55.85 days

Submissions Comments
Total 971 15858
Rate (per day) 17.39 279.08
Unique Redditors 667 4228
Combined Score 113056 115746

Top Submitters' Top Submissions

  1. 6620 points, 32 submissions: /u/ImLivingAmongYou

    1. My pen-free reusable checklist made from binder clips. For those reoccurring tasks that don’t work for me in a digital task list. With satisfying check off click 🙂 (2113 points, 72 comments)
    2. Restaurant ask customers to stop wasting buffet food (1356 points, 46 comments)
    3. India’s Prime Minister has pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic in the country by 2022 with an immediate ban in urban Delhi. (607 points, 15 comments)
    4. Research Finds Tipping Point for Large-scale Social Change – Roughly 25% of People Need to Take a Stand Before Large-scale Social Change Occurs. (509 points, 7 comments)
    5. Surfrider Foundation Sushi Ad (431 points, 5 comments)
    6. Spent $2 on 4 heads of garlic last fall, now I have over 70 heads of garlic all braided together. (235 points, 10 comments)
    7. Hawaii becomes 1st state to ban sunscreens deemed harmful to coral reefs (219 points, 7 comments)
    8. Went to a show about the art of propaganda and saw this WWII-era poster. How times have changed. (217 points, 4 comments)
    9. San Francisco sends less trash to the landfill than any other major U.S. city – The city diverts about 80 percent of its waste from landfills, or more than 1.5 million tons every year. San Francisco aims to reach zero waste by 2020. (127 points, 8 comments)
    10. The coffee shop I work at was throwing away expired baking supplies, so I took them and made everyone breakfast. (95 points, 10 comments)
  2. 2436 points, 2 submissions: /u/GrinningCatBus

    1. I think I'm going to stop buying (new) clothes. Made this from a $4 shirt (1660 points, 44 comments)
    2. Found a broken umbrella by the side of the road and it's now my rainy day skirt. What are some other ways to divert materials from landfills? (776 points, 24 comments)
  3. 2306 points, 2 submissions: /u/twirlies

    1. At a conference and they are committed to zero waste! Reusable everything! (1283 points, 53 comments)
    2. Convinced my local juice bar to do BYO container discounts! Celebrated with a cold coquito! (1023 points, 30 comments)
  4. 2220 points, 1 submission: /u/OneHundredKilometers

    1. Thought this fit here. (2220 points, 139 comments)
  5. 2041 points, 3 submissions: /u/shasha_neequa

    1. We need more illustrative photos like this! (1317 points, 77 comments)
    2. Reminder as we enter the school year that you don’t have to buy all new supplies! I’ve been reusing these unfinished notebooks for years (723 points, 55 comments)
    3. Chipotle threw out a perfect burrito bowl (1 point, 18 comments)
  6. 1944 points, 2 submissions: /u/metalchopsticks

    1. More sad than funny tbh (983 points, 13 comments)
    2. Getting the hang of bringing my own container for leftovers! (961 points, 41 comments)
  7. 1802 points, 2 submissions: /u/squidinke

    1. Looks like I won’t be buying drinks at Starbucks anymore (953 points, 169 comments)
    2. Some of these conversations make me realize why more people don’t bother with reducing waste and plastic etc. (849 points, 272 comments)
  8. 1771 points, 1 submission: /u/busty-sinclair

    1. Litter picking station at a beach in Cornwall, UK. (1771 points, 47 comments)
  9. 1536 points, 1 submission: /u/Flugeldar

    1. 2kg of rubbish I collect at the beach today. So much of it single use plastic 😦 (1536 points, 98 comments)
  10. 1526 points, 1 submission: /u/talbota

    1. Wow. This is really eye-opening for me (1526 points, 51 comments)
  11. 1518 points, 1 submission: /u/ZhangBran

    1. One of my blinds broke, so I made them into a scale shirt for a costume (1518 points, 64 comments)
  12. 1445 points, 11 submissions: /u/FillsYourNiche

    1. Adidas will only use recycled plastics by 2024 (1093 points, 18 comments)
    2. Plastic waste tax 'backed' by public – There's high public support for using the tax system to reduce waste from single-use plastics. A consultation on how taxes could tackle the rising problem & promote recycling attracted 162,000 responses. (93 points, 3 comments)
    3. The recycling game is rigged against consumers (66 points, 6 comments)
    4. Flushing disposable contacts down the toilet or washing them down the drain may contribute to the problem of microplastic pollution, researchers said. (63 points, 2 comments)
    5. Ecoalf unveils Shao sneakers made from algae and ocean plastic (40 points, 5 comments)
    6. Sea turtle ingests balloon signaling concern over marine debris (29 points, 2 comments)
    7. U.S. Recycling Companies Face Upheaval from China Scrap Ban (18 points, 4 comments)
    8. Jersey City, Hoboken councils approve plastic bag bans (16 points, 4 comments)
    9. Should I Flush It? Most Often, the Answer Is No (11 points, 5 comments)
    10. City to inspect recycling bins for contamination (10 points, 0 comments)
  13. 1397 points, 4 submissions: /u/waitisntthistwitter

    1. In honor of their 3rd birthday, here’s this week’s Imperfect Produce box ft. surplus + ugly produce, and olive oil not quite up to extra virgin standards🍾 (676 points, 78 comments)
    2. LPT: Use your old seasoning shakers to hold bulk chia seeds, flaxseeds, etc (568 points, 25 comments)
    3. Does race impact one’s ability to be zero waste? (102 points, 45 comments)
    4. What’s more zero waste than thrifted lemons? 🍋 (51 points, 3 comments)
  14. 1334 points, 1 submission: /u/Yikesitsjenn

    1. I told my mom I wanted to buy reusable produce bags and she made me these! (Also posted on r/vegan) (1334 points, 68 comments)
  15. 1331 points, 8 submissions: /u/Not_so_ghetto

    1. Switching to air drying your cloths on a line is one of the most simple aslnd effective ways to reduce your waste. Even if you do it only during the warm months, it's a huge reduction. (895 points, 235 comments)
    2. Hello r/zerowaste you all should come join us at r/detrashed a new sub dedicated to environmental cleaning and general environmentalism. Please join us we pick up the waste of others so we could help you become negative waste. (241 points, 11 comments)
    3. Someone asked for an outline of the letter I sent to my local grocery store telling them I would be shopping somewhere else until enviromental improvement were made. So I figured I'd share it with all everyone here. (96 points, 17 comments)
    4. I found r/foraging an innovative way to reduce my waste. Don't have to worry about plastic wrap if my food comes fresh off the bush. (26 points, 11 comments)
    5. Article I listened to on my way into work today about how plastic ends up in the ocean, only 6 min long. I highly recommend listening to it, it motivated me to go for another cleanup walk today. (24 points, 1 comment)
    6. I just saved 2481.81 gallons a year and all it took me was about 5 min, math and how i did it in comments. (22 points, 16 comments)
    7. I wrote my local supermarket (shoprite) and told them that although I like their store I would be taking my buisness elsewhere to reduce waste, but that I would happily return if they reduce waste. (22 points, 15 comments)
    8. Putting a brike in the toilets water tank is a super easy way to reduce your water waste, sometimes I'll sneak a small brike into a friend's tank. Reducing their waste and they can never tell. (5 points, 10 comments)
  16. 1303 points, 1 submission: /u/AppropriateExplorer

    1. Starbucks' New Lids Use More Plastic than Straws (1303 points, 155 comments)
  17. 1280 points, 2 submissions: /u/jusFUCmeupFAM

    1. Wow! This makes me so happy. Great work and great to be reminded that there are people who care! (1239 points, 9 comments)
    2. I don’t really have anything useful to contribute to this sub YET. But I thought I could share this funny meme from the fantastic page @zerowastememes on instagram! It’s worth checking out if you like zero waste and memes! (41 points, 0 comments)
  18. 1263 points, 11 submissions: /u/ckeeks

    1. Excited to see reusable produce bags recommended in a completely mainstream magazine (433 points, 40 comments)
    2. Items commonly recommended to reduce waste (and things to think about before deciding to acquire them) (359 points, 118 comments)
    3. 25 sneaky names for palm oil (281 points, 41 comments)
    4. Glossary of Greenwashing (57 points, 3 comments)
    5. I've created a map of zero waste-friendly shops in the UK. Feedback and Additons welcome. (40 points, 11 comments)
    6. How do you feel about buying products past their "best before" date to reduce food waste? (30 points, 18 comments)
    7. Plastic-Free July: A Call for Sanity (29 points, 6 comments)
    8. Can Norway help us solve the plastic crisis, one bottle at a time? | Environment (14 points, 3 comments)
    9. Results of in-sub Straw Survey (8 points, 5 comments)
    10. If you want to save the world, veganism isn’t the answer | Isabella Tree | Opinion (7 points, 54 comments)
  19. 1248 points, 1 submission: /u/asinine_qualities

    1. Forget your bags at the supermarket? Boomerang Bags has gotchu fam. (1248 points, 30 comments)
  20. 1214 points, 1 submission: /u/eccentricgemini

    1. My first attempt at visible mending! (1214 points, 60 comments)

Top Commenters

  1. /u/NullableThought (2607 points, 210 comments)
  2. /u/battraman (1552 points, 159 comments)
  3. /u/cassolotl (1193 points, 190 comments)
  4. /u/OneBadJoke (935 points, 148 comments)
  5. /u/churning_like_butter (905 points, 123 comments)
  6. /u/CrackAfroDog (856 points, 1 comment)
  7. /u/ckeeks (821 points, 111 comments)
  8. /u/Cocoricou (744 points, 201 comments)
  9. /u/Faeglantina (657 points, 150 comments)
  10. /u/MF__SHROOM (638 points, 7 comments)
  11. /u/twirlies (610 points, 25 comments)
  12. /u/upbeatbasil (587 points, 137 comments)
  13. /u/fabricwench (546 points, 125 comments)
  14. /u/teirin (504 points, 73 comments)
  15. /u/JerkRussell (504 points, 61 comments)
  16. /u/Non_Dairy_Screamer (503 points, 7 comments)
  17. /u/Anovan (502 points, 12 comments)
  18. /u/Peanut2232 (487 points, 5 comments)
  19. /u/ViolaSwag (453 points, 4 comments)
  20. /u/Pelirrojita (434 points, 44 comments)
  21. /u/Wuz314159 (432 points, 44 comments)
  22. /u/Tanjello (426 points, 2 comments)
  23. /u/kemistreekat (423 points, 74 comments)
  24. /u/Hocuspokerface (422 points, 2 comments)
  25. /u/metalchopsticks (414 points, 22 comments)
  26. /u/mr_li_jr (391 points, 32 comments)
  27. /u/Kawiisugoi (390 points, 57 comments)
  28. /u/Not_so_ghetto (388 points, 46 comments)
  29. /u/crayola89 (366 points, 6 comments)
  30. /u/CherenkovLady (365 points, 52 comments)
  31. /u/needajob10 (362 points, 62 comments)
  32. /u/Patoux01 (361 points, 38 comments)
  33. /u/carry_on_phenomenon (357 points, 26 comments)
  34. /u/EternalFootwoman (356 points, 8 comments)
  35. /u/bcvsfuckyou (341 points, 15 comments)
  36. /u/la_zarzamora (339 points, 39 comments)
  37. /u/crazycatlady331 (336 points, 87 comments)
  38. /u/eccentricgemini (329 points, 15 comments)
  39. /u/erl_queen (329 points, 15 comments)
  40. /u/Jon_Cake (329 points, 5 comments)
  41. /u/porkrolleggandchz (328 points, 1 comment)
  42. /u/mjrainclouds (326 points, 19 comments)
  43. /u/squidinke (316 points, 42 comments)
  44. /u/marieannfortynine (314 points, 62 comments)
  45. /u/tabbycat4 (307 points, 36 comments)
  46. /u/cindynzf (301 points, 28 comments)
  47. /u/SurviveYourAdults (294 points, 59 comments)
  48. /u/homestead-dreaming (292 points, 17 comments)
  49. /u/waitisntthistwitter (287 points, 52 comments)
  50. /u/UMDCyclist (285 points, 34 comments)

Top Submissions

  1. Thought this fit here. by /u/OneHundredKilometers (2220 points, 139 comments)
  2. My pen-free reusable checklist made from binder clips. For those reoccurring tasks that don’t work for me in a digital task list. With satisfying check off click 🙂 by /u/ImLivingAmongYou (2113 points, 72 comments)
  3. Litter picking station at a beach in Cornwall, UK. by /u/busty-sinclair (1771 points, 47 comments)
  4. I think I'm going to stop buying (new) clothes. Made this from a $4 shirt by /u/GrinningCatBus (1660 points, 44 comments)
  5. Starbucks have rolled out the disposable cup charge from London! Yay by deleted (1592 points, 85 comments)
  6. 2kg of rubbish I collect at the beach today. So much of it single use plastic 😦 by /u/Flugeldar (1536 points, 98 comments)
  7. Wow. This is really eye-opening for me by /u/talbota (1526 points, 51 comments)
  8. One of my blinds broke, so I made them into a scale shirt for a costume by /u/ZhangBran (1518 points, 64 comments)
  9. Restaurant ask customers to stop wasting buffet food by /u/ImLivingAmongYou (1356 points, 46 comments)
  10. I told my mom I wanted to buy reusable produce bags and she made me these! (Also posted on r/vegan) by /u/Yikesitsjenn (1334 points, 68 comments)

Top Comments

  1. 856 points: /u/CrackAfroDog's comment in Looks like I won’t be buying drinks at Starbucks anymore
  2. 538 points: /u/MF__SHROOM's comment in Thought this fit here.
  3. 425 points: /u/Tanjello's comment in Starbucks' New Lids Use More Plastic than Straws
  4. 383 points: /u/ViolaSwag's comment in Some of these conversations make me realize why more people don’t bother with reducing waste and plastic etc.
  5. 382 points: /u/Hocuspokerface's comment in Starbucks' New Lids Use More Plastic than Straws
  6. 362 points: /u/NullableThought's comment in Starbucks' New Lids Use More Plastic than Straws
  7. 339 points: /u/crayola89's comment in Some of these conversations make me realize why more people don’t bother with reducing waste and plastic etc.
  8. 328 points: /u/porkrolleggandchz's comment in 2kg of rubbish I collect at the beach today. So much of it single use plastic 😦
  9. 322 points: /u/Jon_Cake's comment in Thought this fit here.
  10. 314 points: /u/NullableThought's comment in I had a pretty embarrassing experience at a Sprouts today :/

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