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Cutting corners can cost money.
"I have to take it back to the shop and throw it away."
Tags:technology, modern technology, modern technologies, technological development, waste, wastage, wasteful, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, fault, faulty equipment, consumer, consumers, consumerism, customer service, repairman, repairmen, repairperson, tv repairman, tv repairmen, tv repairperson, tv televison, widescreen tv, flat screen tv, largescreen tv, western world, wealth, wealthy, wealthy society, excess, excess wealth, excessive wealth, throwaway culture, western culture, throw-away culture, throwaway society, throw-away society
Unlike responsible marsupials, Sheila didn't give a darn about the environment,
Tags:kangaroo, kangaroos, roo, roos, australia, australian, plastic, plastics, bag, bags, ignorant, ignorance, waste, wastes, wasteful, marsupial, marsupials, shop, shops, shopping, shopper, shoppers, supermarket, supermarkets, irresponsible, irresponsibility, wallaby, wallabys, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
Behind Closed Doors.
"We used your unsold copies to build a tree, but it's not the same."
Tags:tree, trees, book, books, literature, paper, papers, unsold, unsold copy, unsold copies, writer, writers, author, authors, publisher, publishers, conservation, conservation effort, conservation efforts, ecology, recycle, recycling, reuse, reduce, three r's, forest, forests, waste, wasteful, environmentally-friendly, environmentally friendly, environment, ecological, green
"If you want to buy this, I'm afraid I'm going to need to see some justification."
Tags:suv, suvs, oversize, oversized, oversize vehicle, oversized vehicles, offroad, off-road, van, vans, minivan, minivans, car, cars, car salesman, car salesmen, car buyer, car buyers, suburb, suburbs, suburban, trend, trends, trendy, unnecessary, dealer, dealers, car dealer, car dealers, auto dealer, auto dealers, waste, wasteful, fuel efficiency, inefficient, gas, environmentalist, environmentalists, environmentalism, pollute, pollutes, polluting, pollution
"The base is lava, from a volcano."
Tags:cosmetic store, cosmetic stores, cosmetics, 1940s cosmetics, snake oil, salesperson, saleswoman, sales man, shop assistant, shop assistants, sales, sales technique, sales techniques, hard sell, beauty products, pointless beauty products, overselling, oversell, beauty, makeup, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s, lava, volcano, waste, wasteful
To avoid wasteful faxes, Jim required all employees to fill out Fax Request Forms...
"How much does it cost to buy a membership then never use it?"
Tags:fitness, exercise, club, clubs, exercise club, exercise clubs, fitness club, fitness clubs, health club, health clubs, gym, gyms, health, join, joining, member, members, membership, new member, new members, resolution, resolutions, new years resolution, new years resolutions, sign-up, sign-up, never use, waste, wasteful, useless, cost, costs, money, pay, gym membership, going to the gym, joining a gym
Tags:newspaper, newspapers, paper, papers, category, categories, lumber, lumberjack, lumberjacks, log, logs, logging, deforestation, climate change, global warming, wood, profession, professions, journalism, journalist, journalists, reading, read, reader, readers, news, literature, literary, physical media, waste, wasteful, daily newspaper, daily newspapers, section, sections
"I've invented the plastic straw! It's so durable that, from now on, every man, woman, and child will only need a single straw for their lifetime!"
Tags:straw, straws, plastic straw, plastic straws, waste, wasteful, recycle, recycles, recycling, reuse, reuses, reusing, durable, durability, disposable, invention, inventions, invent, invents, inventing, inventor, inventors, consumer, consumers, greed, greedy, greediness, environmentalist, environmentalists, environmentalism, paper straw, paper straws, plastic straw ban, plastic straw bans, rubbish, trash
"Acting responsibly is below my pay grade."
Tags:business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, businesspeople, businesswoman, businesswomen, responsibility, responsible, corporate responsibility, corporate culture, corporate cultures, banker, bankers, banks, banked, pay, income, earning, earnings, incomes, money, irresponsible, arrogant, wasteful, wastes, too big to fail, bailout
"This is Doctor Bagshaw, discoverer of the infinitely expanding research grant."
"We're watching your side of the room with growing fascination."
Tags:couch potato, couch potatoes, slob, slobs, slovenly, beer bottle, beer bottles, waste, wasteful, fascination, fascinating, interest, interesting, interested, sports fan, sports fans, lazy, laziness, lazy bones, loser, losers, husband, husbands, judgements, judgement, judgment, judgmental, judgemental, wife, wives, gross, embarrassing
'He's been feeding money into that thing all day.'
The world feeds climate change with oil.
Tags:grimp reaper, grim reapers, angel of death, climate change, weird weather, global warming, oil, oil addict, oil addicts, oil addiction, oil dependence, oil dependent, fuelling climate change, waste, wasteful, excess, excessive, pollute, pollutes, pollution, contaminate, contaminates, contamination
Urban Compost Heap.
The quietly insane chef
"If we are to save the firm from collapse then we need leadership...perhaps we should start by convening a group to have a little think about the colour of the files we'll be using?"
Tags:leadership, collapse, collapses, collapsing, firm, firms, meeting, meetings, emergency meeting, emergency meetings, office meeting, office meetings, file, files, filing, unnecessary meeting, unnecessary meetings, waste of time, wastes of time, wasting time, bankrupt, bankruptcy, wasteful, wastefulness
Amazingly, in some parts of the world drinking water is transported for dozens of kilometres... while in others it's thousands.
"I brought lunch from home today. Would you toss it for me?"
Tags:offices, office worker, office workers, lunch time, lunch times, lunchtime, lunchtimes, lunch, lunches, lunch break, lunch breaks, packed lunch, packed lunches, waste, wasting, wasteful, wastefulness, bag-lunch, bag-lunches, privilege, privileged, wealth, wealthy, wealthy person, wealthy people, rich person, rich people, wealth gap, wealth divide, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business manager, business managers
"From now on, don't bring any newspapers with my breakfast!"
"Why on earth would you spring for color film?"
Tags:animal, animals, penguin, penguins, talking animal, talking animals, antarctica, arctic, ice, snow, black, white, black and white, monochrome, monochromatic, waste, wasteful, useless, pointless, photo, photos, photograph, photographs, photography, photographer, photographers, film, camera, cameras, color film, colour film, taking photos, film camera, film cameras
"That beer is cold enough, Henderson! You don't have to let it run."
'Sometimes I worry that I basically wasted my 2's.'