Posts Tagged ‘plastic’

Would you drown in a pool full of Jello?

February 17, 2009


When i was a kid i often imagined the amazing things i would do with the oodles of money made from working a real job. One thrill i envisioned was filling my swimming pool with Jello and going for a dip. Sounds like fun, but i’m fairly certain i would wind up dead. (more…)

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New Capitalism: the production and trade of packaging.

February 11, 2009

Read an interesting article, here in Ontario we are unable to process all our recycled goods. So we ship 40000 tonnes of plastic to China to be melted down and shipped back to us as cheap toys and such. Much of this tonnage is comprised of the water bottles that they use to sell us tap water with european names (more…)

The Bottled Water Scam

January 2, 2009

They recently installed a new bottled water machine at work. $3 for water processed in Europe and shipped to Canada. Next to the vending machine, the other ughhh option, is a water fountain- free, but processed here in toronto and shipped across town. They’re selling the bottled water like crazy. (more…)