'Garbage Man' Saves Trash to Learn About Conservation

For one year, Los Angeles resident Dave Chameides conducted an experiment to see just how much he could conserve and how little he could throw away. "I am efficient with my waste," said Chameides, who goes by the name Sustainable Dave on his Web site. "I made a decision that, for one year I would not throw anything away or recycle anything and, instead, I would keep everything in the basement." After one year, Chameides had stashed about 30 pounds of trash — not counting recyclables — in...Full Story
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