Chip Giller

Chip Giller is founder and CEO of that crazy organization Grist.

Grist dared me to make a change

Trashtivist: My garbage, in perspective

As I send my Trashtivist garbage bag off to the landfill, I wonder if that's the kind of protest that really makes a difference these days.

Grist dared me to make a change

Trashtivist: Shameful soup stink

The take-out food is killing me. My trash bag smells like old lentil soup. But when you have kids, you have to feed them.

Grist dared me to make a change

Trashtivist: Percy goes to the dump

The heaviest thing so far in my garbage bag is Percy. Poor, corroded Percy. You were a good train, but now it's time for the landfill.

Grist dared me to make a change

Trashtivist: Where did the garbage go?

I want to tell you stories about my gross garbage. I really do. But so far, there's just not that much of it.

Grist dared me to make a change

Trashtivist: Reliving my trashy past

Back in college, I carried my own trash around with me everywhere I went. Now, the Grist staff has challenged me to do it again.

Brie a hero for Grist

Dear Grist readers, Would you give $5 to have a platter full of green news, astute advice, and tips for taking action at your fingertips? Today, ONE DAY ONLY, we’re asking for your help. As the big cheese of Grist, …

Saving the planet, one cruise at a time

Set a course for adventure …Photo: JemingwayOdd locations are not unusual for green-leaning conferences, but this one might take the cake. I’m en route to Miami for a conference aboard, ahem, a cruise ship. What better place to contemplate the …

Fearless Leader Has Idea

Dear Grist Nation, Perhaps you saw our saucy little preview of the refurbished Grist.org last week. If not, surprise! Do you now find us hotter and more irresistible than ever before? We hope so. Our new homepage makes it easier …

Deep thoughts from founder Chip Giller

Every year as Earth Day approaches, there’s a moment when we here at Grist stare at each other around a conference table and say, “What the hell are we going to do this time?” I imagine it’s the same way …