Posts Tagged ‘waste management’

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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Garbage Can Coaching

January 10, 2011

Motivational video to help get your waste management affairs in order.

Jim Smetchland’s Rating: C
“I think of the time and effort it took you to come up with and do this- not to mention filming and editing etc. . . .Why couldn’t you just take the fucking trash out?!?”

Filthy Kitchen: Garbage Bag Chair

January 21, 2010

Whether you’re a home owner, renter or squatter, furnishings are more than just a status symbol (more…)

How to Raise and Care for Companies.

August 18, 2009

By now, you’ve surely welcomed a company into your home; how can you not? They’re so adorable and persistent. Companies have made it into my home in my groceries, my shopped goods, through the internet- I even get them through the phone. And look out the window, what do you see? Companies. Right now their is a cute little Ford snuggling up to a Honda on my street, a company is (more…)

Tips for dealing with your garbage during the garbage strike:

July 10, 2009


Researching what i could do with my garbage, I found that most sources are granola bloggers who’ve really just taken this opportunity to brag about how they compost on their bicycles, make art from old pop cans and buy nothing. This is my list of helpful tips for real people. I’m not going to sugar coat this or pretend that these solutions are green or fair (more…)

Toronto Garbage Strike Ends!!!

June 29, 2009


Somebody better start picking up my garbage soon or I’m gonna flush it down the damn toilet!

Tips for dealing with your trash during the strike

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Biofuels are Bullshit

December 13, 2008


It’s pretty simple, mankind is already straining our farmland to grow enough food to feed everyone. People are still starving, food costs continue to rise. Mankind is also extremely dependent on fuel. Other than maybe air and water, i can’t think of something humans consume more of than food and fuel. Filling cars with biofuels would basically group our two most demanded commodities onto one production source. Its preposterous. (more…)