Dumpster diving; 2009's fastest growing industry

Green (Living) Review

The Freegan movement is a total boycott of the economic system and its profit motive, and long may it continue, I hasten to add. The mission, so to speak, of the Freegan and Dumpster Diving movement is that if you have a problem with the consumer culture in the our society then do all you can to stop participating in it. Freegans want to separate themselves from what they see as an unethical consumer society.

The Garden Of Simplicity

The Green Changemakers

In response to the unique pushes and pulls of modern conditions, in the United States and a dozen or so other "postmodern" nations, a trend toward simpler living has evolved from a fringe movement in the 1960s to a respected part of the mainstream culture in the 2000s. As a path that emphasizes freedom, a choiceful simplicity also means staying focused, diving deep, and not being distracted by consumer culture.

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