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Dumpster Diving As An Act Of Faith

Religious News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) As a musician barely scraping by, Gio Andollo looks to trash bins as a way of life. On a recent outing, he carefully untied bags out...

Gotham Salon: "The East," An Eco Thriller

Catherine Ingram | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment
Catherine Ingram

What is the appropriate moral response to grave injustice? When do ends justify means, and when, if ever, is violence the right solution for addressing social wrongs? These are the compelling questions addressed in Zal Batmanglij's riveting new film, The East.

Buy Nothing Day: Battling Consumerism On Black Friday

GOOD | By Liz Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

There are some pretty good deals on Black Friday. That's partly why, and partly because, it's the biggest shopping day of the year--when Americans wri...

Vicarious Pleasure: The Art of Eating In

Lorna Sass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lorna Sass

The book is about the coming of age of a cook, but it's also about passion, curiosity, and the hard work and time it takes to get really good at doing something.

The Art of Dumpster Diving

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Olivia Zaleski

As Americans hold the not-so-spectacular distinction of producing more garbage per person than any other country (source: Energy Information Administration), "Dumpster Diving" is gaining a newfound respect and practice amongst the environmentally concerned. If you think our consumer society and its willy-nilly throwaway mentality have become unbearable, here are 10 tips for taking the plunge--into a smelly dumpster near you.