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Tess' Trash Challenge: Blog entry #8

OMG. Goodbye.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007, 7 AM PDT:

T-minus four days. But I couldn't hold out.

The stench started to get nasty about midday yesterday. It got worse in the car on the way home from work. Left it outside on the stoop for most of the evening, then brought it in to spend the night in the foyer...

By this morning... OMG. Time to put it out of my misery. And so, after 10 days of service, my bag is in its next-to-final resting place... the trash bin. Awaiting Thursday's trip to the landfill.

My goal for the final four days of this challenge is to see if I can contain my trash to a single plastic grocery bag... maybe even get to zero. With all your tips and suggestions, I just might pull it off.

And now... a moment of silence.

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Tess Vigeland is the host of Marketplace Money, where she takes a deep dive into why we do what we do with our money.

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