For the past 9 months, Dave Chameides has been filling his basement with every single thing he would ordinarily recycle or toss into the trash. For his scientific/social experiment Chameides keeps a running tally of his waste and documents it for all the world to see courtesy of his blog.Yes, Dave. It's all about saving money! Check it out: http://365daysoftrash.blogspot.com/
The steps he takes to conserve are practical measures that save money, he noted. Coffee shops often give him a discount for using his own cup, for instance, and never buying bottled water saves him an estimated $600 a year. Another thing he’s eliminated from his waste stream is single-use plastic bags, which are clogging landfills and contaminating the ocean and its marine life.
Thursday, October 2, 2008
Dave Chameides Gets It
This guy gets it: