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This past Saturday, BUST teamed up with Pussy Powerhouse to host Zero Waste, a day aimed towards a sustainable future through fashion, food and art! With over 50 vendors, events, classes, and workshops, the day was filled with interactivity, inspiration and excitement.

fabricwrap1 42d86Bees aren’t just for honey, honey! Associate Editor Callie Watts led a workshop on DIY Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps.


Some highlights included the classic and intricate clothing from Dusty Rose Vintage, the nourishing and replenishing serums from Apoterra, the reusable collapsible drink cups from Stojo, and interactive community during workshops and lectures. At the Zine Making Workshop, event-goers got the chance to customize personalized vision boards and posters with BUST’s very own Creative Director, Laurie Henzel. Crafters also made their very own macramé plant hangers using Hoooked's Zpagetti yarn, made from recycled t-shirt fabric, with none other than Debbie Stoller, BUST's Editor-in-Chief and bestselling craft book author. And visitors were given the life-altering opportunity to switch to renewable energy, provided by Green Mountain Energy.

greenmountain 45dc4Green Mountain Energy helping to make the switch to sustainability so much simpler!

Attendees left with custom clothes from our vendors, new books and outfits from our book and clothing swap, free DivaCups, reusable DIY food wraps from the DIY Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps workshop, and more.

DSC02216 95a3bBUST’s Managing Editor Emily Rems keeping the peace as she ran the busy subscription counter!

You can check out the alternative lifestyle options for greener goodies from our sponsors Green Mountain Energy, Lunapads, Hoooked, The Wally Shop, Cup Zero, Bring Your Own, Diva Cup and thredUP. Scroll down to catch some of our photos from the event to relive the fulfilling fun of sustainability.

people3 bb7a4Event-goers checked out Stojo’s perky and sturdy boob planters.

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Pussy Powerhouse getting ready to #slay the day.

suji 558acStojo's tiny wonders included reusable, collapsible keep cups--we couldn’t get enough!

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Thrifting away at the start of the day with ThredUP!

DSC02139 458d8Attendees crafted elegant custom macramé planthangers with Debbie Stoller, BUST's Editor-in-Chief.

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Guests created vision boards for a cleaner future at the Zine Making Workshop with BUST’s Creative Dir. Laurie Henzel.

DSC02182 c0cfeTomorrow is Always New showed off their latest (and greatest!) handmade mobiles.

people7 c253fVisitors taste-tested From Purple Kale's delicious bite-sized treats.

All photos by Francisca Molina

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Gracie Western is an editorial intern for BUST. She is currently an undergraduate, seeking a B.A. in Sociology and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She may be the only person in the world whose unfixable computer virus is not from porn, but from illegally streaming the 2018 Winter Olympics.