Throwplace: Global Rummage Sale

As a purveyor of thrift stores, sidewalk sales, throwaway bins and the occasional dumpster I’m pleased to see that there’s a company out there doing something to institutionalize re-use and re-cycling. This website provides a place where “global Businesses and Individuals are able to list excess inventory, possessions or goods, providing access to potential users.”

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.