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'Trash Vigeland' meets the challenge

Sep 22, 2007
Trash Vigeland ... Mess Vigeland ... Bag Lady. The name calling began last weekend when Tess started two weeks of carrying around her trash 24-7 to get an idea of how much she sends to the landfill. Here's her update -- and her challenge to you.

My Bag, BFF for Another Week...

Sep 21, 2007
My Best Friend the Bag -- with me until the end of the Trash Challenge......

Chicken Dance

Sep 19, 2007

The Bag Lady

Sep 18, 2007

Feeling a little solar powerless

Sep 17, 2007
Commentator Sandra Tsing Loh says she has had enough of fossil fuels and is ready to go solar. Anybody want to join her? . . . Anybody?

The Good, the Bad and the Stinky

Sep 14, 2007
Our border collie Kiara is waiting to help drag the trash bins to the street... She helps by watching. So here's a first thought about carryin...

Taking the trash challenge

Sep 14, 2007
Marketplace's Tess Vigeland has volunteered to spend the next two weeks hauling her household trash around with her. She explains to Kai Ryssdal why she's so interested in this garbage.

Tess Vigeland's trash challenge

Sep 14, 2007
Tess Vigeland takes a measure of how much garbage she sends to the landfill. Can she reduce her trash to zero after two weeks? And what about you? Are you up to the challenge?