Posts Tagged ‘shipping’

You Built It, You Bought It.

May 22, 2011

You’ve got a sweet tooth, you bought your favourite morsel from the corner store and carried it home. It’s got dried pineapple from South America, macadamias from Madagascar and ted nugent from Michigan…. If we ignore your own physical exertion, what’s your carbon footprint?… Zero! All you did was eat it! In no way did you force someone to refine oil into that wrapper, grow sugarcane or burn gallons of fuel shipping across oceans.


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Quality over Cost

September 14, 2009

I haven’t got a problem with money. ‘Money’ done properly could be a great system for keeping track of who’s done what and who deserves how much. The problem is that money is awarded not dependent on who is making the best contribution, but rather on who can turn the crank the fastest. (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…)