BERKELEY (KPIX 5) – How much trash do you throw away in a day? You might be surprised, especially if you had to carry it along.
On Earth Day in Berkeley, businessman Greg Dalton headed to a meeting, where he could be told he’s full of garbage.
Dalton, part of Climate One of the Commonwealth Club, carried real garbage in his backpack, as part of a five-day “Trash on your Back Challenge.” For the past five days everything Dalton normally throws in the garbage goes into the backpack, and he must carry it at all times.
The exercise can get sticky. In an interview with KPIX 5, Dalton pointed out items, including a plate and egg shells from a meal he cooked for his daughter.
Some folks are not sure what to make of…
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