Got Any Green Tips?

04/14/2010 1:15 AM |

We’ve stopped eating, breathing, moving and thinking, thereby saving lots of the planet’s resources. Goodbye.

Where I hailed him:
Hell’s Kitchen
Where he hails from: India
Years as cabbie: 8
Previous profession: Computer programmer
Unplug things when you don’t use them, and if you can control the temperature in your apartment don’t make it too hot in the winter or too cold in the summer. Wear a jacket instead. You should also recycle, though I admit I’m not too good on that.

Where I hailed him:
Upper West Side
Where he hails from: Manhattan
Years as cabbie: 22
Previous profession: High school teacher
You know, there’s lots you can do. You see I drive a hybrid? I try to be responsible. I don’t go too fast, and I try to go on the better roads. You get more mileage out of your car if you don’t go too fast. You have to be easy on the car. Makes sense, right? Unfortunately, it’s not always my decision which roads to take, and some of them are terrible. I also try to unplug things when I leave the house, not keep my phone plugged in overnight, you know? I won’t be around for much longer, but I try to be more responsible.

Where I hailed him:
Where he hails from: Peru
Years as cabbie: 5
Previous profession: Always a driver
I keep a little bag for trash up here… there’d always be so much more trash when I used to buy food: bags, plastic utensils, Styrofoam containers. Now I bring my lunch from home, and while that’s mostly to save money, it also means less trash, which is good.

Where I hailed him:
Lower East Side
Where he hails from: Sudan
Years as cabbie: 3
Previous profession: Always a driver
You’re funny! You should take the subway if you care about the environment and want to save energy, but of course I should not be telling you this. I myself take the subway. Try to fix things instead of just buying too many new things. It’s better to fix something old than throw it away.