Malakwa, BC, Canada



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Buddy Boyd
Barb Hetheringon

Our Recent Posts

FoodCycler - on the go composting

May 29, 2019

Water in - Waste out

May 27, 2019

Crush & Brush

May 25, 2019

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April 12, 2019

The building team is busy working on putting the walls and floor of our Zero Waste Tiny Home.

Solid insulation and fibreglass insulation with poly  barrier have gone in to help keep the floor cozy.

 Next came the framing of the walls. The builders work with the measureme...

March 20, 2019

We received the newest version of the plans for our tiny home.

As we have previously stated, we have been through several versions of a floor plan/building plan for our Zero Waste Tiny Home. Basically the first steps including rough pencil drawings to rough computer gen...

March 17, 2019

In May of 2018, we took a road trip up to Terrace B.C. to see the micro village Ted Allsopp had built.

Bluegrass Meadows Micro Village is the first Tiny Home community in Canada.

For us, it gave us the opportunity to learn about the community Ted was building on 31 acres...

March 13, 2019

We found a kindred spirit in the company we chose to work with for our Zero Waste Tiny Home build. In February 2018, we  returned to Fernie B.C. (lovely Fernie was one of our stops with Bolt Across Canada) to meet up with Ted Allsopp to learn more about his company Hum...

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About Us

Zero Waste Tiny Home : small steps with a smaller footprint

Is it possible to live a Zero Waste lifestyle? Is it possible to comfortably live in a tiny home.?

We are rather ordinary Canadians who believe we can change our ways of daily living to reduce our environmental impact.For years, we have been sharing solutions and ideas that can help to make individuals , businesses and communities more sustainable. We believe the best way to promote positive change is to lead by example. Buddy often says "if we can do it ,anyone can!"

 As directors of Zero Waste Canada, we driven across Canada in our Chevy Bolt (Bolt Across Canada) with the purpose of showing the possibility of a Zero Waste road trip driving an electric vehicle.

Our Zero Tiny Home is the next phase of our journey with a purpose.