Using Fewer Glasses and Cups #zerowaste

Glasses half full of water, coffee, and tea litter my house. It seems like whenever someone wants a drink, instead seeing if they already have one going, or using the same cup, that they were drinking the same beverage out of a half ago the get a new one. This leads to clutter, more dishes to load and unload from the dishwater, and wastes water. So we are going to try something new. Everyone gets 1 cup for hot beverages and 1 glass for cold beverages designated to them. The rest are going in a hard to reach place to have in case guest stop by and want a drink. Will see how it goes….

About Michelle Millet

Michelle is a 25-year resident of Davis. She currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Natural Resource Commission and sits on the Executive Boards of the Explorit Science Center and Davis Bicycles! Michelle writes periodic columns for the Davis Enterprise and maintains a blog about her family's efforts to live a zero-waste lifestyle, and works as a part time substitute teacher. Michelle and her husband Mitch live in South Davis with their 11-year old daughter Emi, their 9-year old son Drew, plus their 2 dogs, and 6 chickens.