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How to Dumpster Dive

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

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Dumpster diving is a practice becoming more common among financially stable people, intertwined with the growing freegan movement. Their name derived...

Freecycling: Save Dough, Save Stuff

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Freecycling is a phenomenon that enables people to give unneeded but usable items to others at no cost. Whether you call it ethical shopping, sustain...

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.