Monday, September 25

pocket mulch suit, sort of

Ever since I saw the Simpsons episode where Lisa dates a hard-core ecowarrior who mulches his garbage in his pocket, I've thought more about what I throw away.

What if I didn't throw anything out, but saved all my empty bottles, wrappers, and so on, so I could see how much I'm actually throwing away. Surely this would make me cut down on how much I throw away.

Of course, I didn't do anything with this idea. But someone had the same idea, and made this waste carrier. ""My interest lies in the experience of the extra weight on my body accumulated by waste material that normally is put out of ones sight as soon as possible," wrote Gertrude Berg, the device's creator—a kindred mind.

Read more about it on We Make Money Not Art.


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