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Sanitation worker Nelson Molina has created a museum of New York dumpster treasures: items of cultural significance that someone threw away.
Skipchen in Bristol, UK, is a pop-up cafe where the volunteers that run the operation dumpster dive for the daily fare & charge whatever people can pay.
Maximus Thaler is not only a “semi-professional” dumpster diver, but a thinker about what dumpster diving for food means to our humanity.
Rob Greenfield is biking & dumpster diving his way across the United States to bring attention to all the good, edible food we throw away.
Artist Gregory Kloehn is a dumpster diving builder who creates mobile shelters for homeless people with his “trash” finds.
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Dumpster diving has become a kind of hip response to this waste of perfectly good food, and now a group of Austrian activists have taken “freeganism” to the next logical step: they’ve created a cooking show for food “rescued” from grocery and restaurant dumpsters.
Urban lumberjacking is a new term that has been coined to describe a growing core of people who seek lumber in urban situations. Typically the urban lumberjack’s activities include diving into skips (dumpsters) and rubbish bins in an attempt to find the precious wood stored within. The great thing about the army of urban lumberjacks […]
Despite the title, Dive! is not a movie about graceful Olympic divers. Nothing could be further from that image. Instead, it’s a new film about the massive food waste in America, and those who choose to dive into dumpsters to save food from going to the landfill. In his film, Jeremy Siefert takes on Trader […]
May Day, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and even Cinco de Mayo… lots to celebrate in May. We had lots to celebrate at sustainablog, also… especially a bevvy of new voices who joined us during the month. Those new writers got us over our Spring fever slump, and took sustainablog in some very interesting new directions… […]
With several new GO blogs launching in March, a few of sustainablog’s regulars moved on to other posting assignments. We were fortunate that a number of friends, such as the folks at Life Goggles, Environmental Defense Fund, and Eco-Libris, did admirable jobs in filling the gap. Additionally, we were pleased to republish several posts from […]
Fellow sustainablogger Robin Shreeves recently wrote a great and helpful post — Your Trash Just Doesn’t Disappear, Stupid! (Or How To Make Sure Useful Things Stay Out of Landfills) — that touches on a bit of a phenomenon that piques my interest: mongoing, freeganism, dumpster diving. The term “dumpster diving” probably conjures certain derogatory images: […]