Dumpster diving; 2009's fastest growing industry

Green (Living) Review

They rescue furniture, clothes, household goods and even food cast off by others as a way to exit what they see as out-of-control consumerism and corporate greed. The Freegan movement is a total boycott of the economic system and its profit motive, and long may it continue, I hasten to add. Freegans want to separate themselves from what they see as an unethical consumer society.

Freegan: strategies for sustainable living beyond capitalism

The Green Changemakers

Freegans embrace community, generosity, social concern, freedom, cooperation, and sharing in opposition to a society based on materialism, moral apathy, competition, conformity, and greed. After years of trying to boycott products from unethical corporations responsible for human rights violations, environmental destruction, and animal abuse, many of us found that no matter what we bought we ended up supporting something deplorable.

Freegan

The Green Changemakers

Freegans embrace community, generosity, social concern, freedom, cooperation, and sharing in opposition to a society based on materialism, moral apathy, competition, conformity, and greed. After years of trying to boycott products from unethical corporations responsible for human rights violations, environmental destruction, and animal abuse, many of us found that no matter what we bought we ended up supporting something deplorable.