09/27/2010 01:13 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Book Rescue Organization Dumpster Dives To Stock School Shelves

For some struggling schools, the nonprofit organization SCARCE is a lifesaver. The organization finds books and other much-needed supplies in an unlikely place -- the trash.

Founder Kay McKeen shares her dumpster diving wisdom with youngsters, teaching an environmental message, while giving schools the books they so desperately need.

NBC Nightly News reports.


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