19 Aug 2014

In Defense of Litter: Why I Litter and Why You Should Shut Up About It

Some of you will instinctively reject my premise and probably me, personally, for being enough of an asshole to express it. But I must say it. In my estimation, the most ethical thing you can do when holding a piece of your personal trash is to simply relax your grip.

Kaetan Mazza - The Broke-Joke-Who-Enjoys-a-Midnight-Toke 0
25 Jun 2013

Free in NYC: Compost

If you’re monitoring your grocery bills as closely as I am (ok, I admit it, I have no idea how to do this), you probably feel the same sense of pain when you’re forced to throw away a bag of spinach that’s turned brown or a pack of blueberries that mysteriously turned fuzzy.  The

Melissa Kravitz - Discount Diva 0
07 Dec 2011

Volunteer Night: Recycle-A-Bicycle

It’s Wednesday and you need something to do. You could go drink dollar beers at Turtle Bay and possibly get an STD… OR you could do something good like help out with Recycle-A-Bicycle. Recycle-A-Bicycle is a community based bike shop that benefits NYC youth. On average RAB salvages 1,200 bikes

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 0
18 Aug 2010

Waste Not/Spend Less with SnapGoods

After 27+ years of experimentation, I have recently concluded that I am a jack of all trades, master of none. Unfortunately this has left me with an enormous array of “things I thought I was finally going to be the master of but nope… nope, not so great at that

Jill Strominger - Budget Baller 0