We asked Consumerist readers to share the sickest, grossest, and sketchiest things they’ve ever done to save money. Over 250 comments poured in and most of them had to do with things that people have reduced themselves to eating at one point in the past.
This was one of the most entertaining comments threads I’ve read here in a while and it was hard but I have whittled them down to the 27 sickest:
Here are a few that stood out to me:
- I’d save the excess milk from my cereal in the morning to be used the next day (and maybe the next).
- Using coffee filters instead of toilet paper.