Subreddit Stats: ZeroWaste top posts from 2017-01-03 to 2018-08-27 03:55 PDT

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Subreddit Stats: ZeroWaste top posts from 2017-01-03 to 2018-08-27 03:55 PDT

Period: 601.12 days

Submissions Comments
Total 1000 28740
Rate (per day) 1.66 47.81
Unique Redditors 665 7845
Combined Score 377176 282711

Top Submitters' Top Submissions

  1. 23718 points, 62 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 🙂 (2103 points, 71 comments)
    2. Taiwan to ban single-use plastic drinking straws, plastic bags, disposable utensils entirely by 2030 (1461 points, 38 comments)
    3. Restaurant ask customers to stop wasting buffet food (1353 points, 46 comments)
    4. Ikea commits to phase out single-use plastic products by 2020 (1176 points, 28 comments)
    5. Woolworths (Australia) to stop selling plastic straws by the end of the year. That's 134 million straws no longer in circulation. (811 points, 29 comments)
    6. Keep exposing the truth (727 points, 243 comments)
    7. Scotland plans to ban plastic straws by end of 2019 (721 points, 12 comments)
    8. Eric Andre and the Environment (669 points, 169 comments)
    9. India’s Prime Minister has pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic in the country by 2022 with an immediate ban in urban Delhi. (609 points, 15 comments)
    10. Just Go Get a Dang Onion (575 points, 94 comments)
  2. 6414 points, 6 submissions: /u/twirlies

    1. Every time I pull my reusable takeout container out of my purse at a nice restaurant (1755 points, 83 comments)
    2. At a conference and they are committed to zero waste! Reusable everything! (1288 points, 53 comments)
    3. WHY THOUGH (1097 points, 97 comments)
    4. Convinced my local juice bar to do BYO container discounts! Celebrated with a cold coquito! (1022 points, 30 comments)
    5. Finally made the switch to bulk spices. Look at my beautiful jars! (753 points, 64 comments)
    6. Set up a compost collection bin at my office, within 3 days my coworkers filled it up! Officially started my backyard composting today with the first collection load (: (499 points, 35 comments)
  3. 3890 points, 1 submission: /u/sloth_hug

    1. The power of the bags (3890 points, 59 comments)
  4. 3741 points, 1 submission: /u/JunkGod

    1. Crayola recycles markers! Saw this post on my FB feed today. (3741 points, 66 comments)
  5. 3637 points, 15 submissions: /u/Everline

    1. Seattle Is Set to Ban Plastic Straws and Utensils (945 points, 34 comments)
    2. No default straws in this restaurant in Portland. (572 points, 32 comments)
    3. Bulk in the freezer section of Central Co-op in Seattle! (517 points, 20 comments)
    4. For Valentine’s Day, UN environment wing is urging everyone to ‘break up’ with single-use plastic (incl video) (306 points, 3 comments)
    5. How to Freeze Food Without Using Plastic (lots of pics!) (213 points, 15 comments)
    6. Plastics Pile Up as China Refuses to Take the West’s Recycling (173 points, 29 comments)
    7. Vancouver looks to reduce the millions of weekly coffee cups and takeout containers in garbage (170 points, 13 comments)
    8. Zero waste campaign wants to reduce distribution of straws at Sonoma County restaurants (131 points, 20 comments)
    9. Former Manchester United Player Opens a Zero Waste Supermarket (Devon, UK) (119 points, 2 comments)
    10. Zero waste isn't just for hippies anymore – CNN (93 points, 8 comments)
  6. 3293 points, 18 submissions: /u/fandomfan

    1. Coffee shops not doing enough to combat huge increase in waste cups. Do you agree? (498 points, 78 comments)
    2. Love this! Asda gives away trolleys full of free food to prevent it from going to waste (382 points, 16 comments)
    3. If you care so much, Coke, why aren't your bottles 100% recycled? (376 points, 40 comments)
    4. We need a plastic-free aisle in all supermarkets (298 points, 29 comments)
    5. Coffee shops not doing enough on disposable cups so the Irish & Scottish government are about to step in (NOT the UK officials though….they don't think it's needed) (284 points, 26 comments)
    6. Ikea have revealed how their planning to cut food waste in half by 2020 and it's really quite smart! (177 points, 8 comments)
    7. This plastic waste problem is getting worse. Rise of 150% litter in the ocean in the UK this year. Can we fix it? (176 points, 7 comments)
    8. Great news from Tesco as they vow to stamp out edible food waste by March 2018 (148 points, 2 comments)
    9. Northern Ireland company diverts £450,000 food waste to local charities. So glad to see this becoming more common in the UK! (138 points, 3 comments)
    10. IKEA recognises Food is Precious with goal to cut waste in half (125 points, 6 comments)
  7. 3240 points, 3 submissions: /u/sneakybifta

    1. These festivals will only sell water in aluminium cans this year to eliminate single-use plastic. 75% of aluminium produced since 1888 is still in use today. (2516 points, 76 comments)
    2. Glitter is Litter: Over 60 music festivals have just banned glitter as part of a #DrasticOnPlastic pledge (627 points, 14 comments)
    3. UK's first 'reverse plastic vending machines' to be trialled at music festivals, paying out to those who return plastic bottles for recycling (97 points, 8 comments)
  8. 3076 points, 6 submissions: /u/cassolotl

    1. This subreddit is huge and international, but sometimes it feels like posters seem to assume we're all in the US. Could posts be tagged with countries where applicable? (842 points, 54 comments)
    2. Colgate: Start selling your toothpaste in glass jars with metal lids (741 points, 149 comments)
    3. I'm going to be wrapping my gifts in furoshiki from now on. 🙂 I love the idea of each person receiving a gift in their furoshiki and then using it to wrap a gift for someone else – how far will it travel? (697 points, 57 comments)
    4. On dental care and waste (319 points, 89 comments)
    5. "While people need to be respectful of their surroundings, they are not the problem here. They are victims of a system that is designed to fail. … A much better approach is to target the manufacturers, demanding that they take responsibility for the full life-cycle of their packaging" (290 points, 9 comments)
    6. Swedish supermarkets replace sticky labels with laser marking | Guardian Sustainable Business (187 points, 2 comments)
  9. 3015 points, 9 submissions: /u/ckeeks

    1. The buyerarchy of needs. Can shopping be a last resort? (794 points, 19 comments)
    2. Excited to see reusable produce bags recommended in a completely mainstream magazine (435 points, 40 comments)
    3. Tesco commits to no edible food going to waste from the end of February (x-post) (376 points, 7 comments)
    4. Items commonly recommended to reduce waste (and things to think about before deciding to acquire them) (362 points, 118 comments)
    5. There's now over 8000 signatures on the UK petition to reduce usage of single-use plastics (297 points, 11 comments)
    6. 25 sneaky names for palm oil (280 points, 41 comments)
    7. You can still use your Henry even when he stops working (188 points, 7 comments)
    8. Wet wipe pollution 'changing the shape of British riverbeds' (155 points, 38 comments)
    9. Buzzfeed is talking about re-usable toilet paper (and not freaking out about it) (128 points, 30 comments)
  10. 3008 points, 4 submissions: /u/mehdeeka

    1. Australia set to ban non-recyclable packaging by 2025 (1713 points, 27 comments)
    2. Australian senate committee recommend phasing out ALL single use plastic by 2023 (586 points, 13 comments)
    3. My grocery store started selling overripe bananas for cheap with a recipe for banana bread on the bag (435 points, 27 comments)
    4. Convinced a food startup to do a zero waste campaign (274 points, 27 comments)

Top Commenters

  1. /u/battraman (2797 points, 260 comments)
  2. /u/NullableThought (1900 points, 75 comments)
  3. /u/twirlies (1368 points, 50 comments)
  4. /u/marieannfortynine (1307 points, 147 comments)
  5. /u/ckeeks (1125 points, 97 comments)
  6. /u/DearyDairy (1087 points, 90 comments)
  7. /u/Lolor-arros (1044 points, 80 comments)
  8. /u/cdog47 (900 points, 24 comments)
  9. /u/upbeatbasil (889 points, 50 comments)
  10. /u/CrackAfroDog (862 points, 1 comment)

Top Submissions

  1. The power of the bags by /u/sloth_hug (3890 points, 59 comments)
  2. Crayola recycles markers! Saw this post on my FB feed today. by /u/JunkGod (3741 points, 66 comments)
  3. Ikea To Use Mushroom Based Packaging That Will Decompose In A Garden Within Weeks by deleted (2837 points, 48 comments)
  4. Just received my National Geographic through the post. No plastic! by /u/Tetraonidae (2700 points, 72 comments)
  5. These festivals will only sell water in aluminium cans this year to eliminate single-use plastic. 75% of aluminium produced since 1888 is still in use today. by /u/sneakybifta (2516 points, 76 comments)
  6. Local strip club doing its part for the environment by /u/bugginout888 (2371 points, 20 comments)
  7. If only bananas had robust, natural, bio-degradable packaging of their own. Some sort of peelable skin, perhaps [x-post from /r/pics] by /u/SquashedBeef (2297 points, 55 comments)
  8. PSA by /u/macNveg (2218 points, 29 comments)
  9. Thought this fit here. by /u/OneHundredKilometers (2209 points, 139 comments)
  10. Small wins: convincing the Ice Cream shop to let me have it in my reusable cup instead of a disposable cup. The guy looked so confused when I asked! by /u/squandaaaa (2139 points, 147 comments)

Top Comments

  1. 862 points: /u/CrackAfroDog's comment in Looks like I won’t be buying drinks at Starbucks anymore
  2. 677 points: /u/prosperidad's comment in Crayola recycles markers! Saw this post on my FB feed today.
  3. 536 points: /u/MF__SHROOM's comment in Thought this fit here.
  4. 453 points: /u/HeadBoy's comment in #1 way to reduce your carbon footprint : go r/Vegan
  5. 449 points: /u/Commonwarthog's comment in My mom is slowly knitting a scarf made completely from tea bag strings.
  6. 423 points: /u/ScatteredHam's comment in ZW win: it took some serious cajoling but I convinced Superstore to put my deli stuff straight into my own containers!
  7. 422 points: /u/CeeMX's comment in Small wins: convincing the Ice Cream shop to let me have it in my reusable cup instead of a disposable cup. The guy looked so confused when I asked!
  8. 420 points: /u/Tanjello's comment in Starbucks' New Lids Use More Plastic than Straws
  9. 413 points: /u/killertofooo's comment in WHY THOUGH
  10. 404 points: /u/jjibe's comment in These festivals will only sell water in aluminium cans this year to eliminate single-use plastic. 75% of aluminium produced since 1888 is still in use today.

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