Dumpster Diving Tips: The Freegan Way (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

05/17/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Travis Walter Donovan Huffington Post

Dumpster diving is a practice becoming more common among financially stable people, intertwined with the growing freegan movement. Their name derived from a combination of "free" and "vegan", freegans embrace practices like dumpster diving as a way of protesting an increasingly wasteful consumerist society and unethical corporations. According to Freegan.info, "Freegans are people who employ alternative strategies for living based on limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources."

Learn more about dumpster diving and the values that fuel it with 8 videos we've gathered from around the web, as well as 6 tips to help you in your own treasure hunting quest. Let us know which you like best!

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