WATCH: Dog Gets Rescued After 11 Months Under Dumpster


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This Guy Lives in a Dumpster—On Purpose.

Elephant Journal

Wilson started The Dumpster Project, a non-profit that is transforming a trash dumpster into a home with a focus on sustainability education.

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Dumpster Diving for Hotel Food in Eilat, Israel

Green Prophet

For want of food, or a simpler way of life, here a Green Prophet reader spots a dumpster diver in the city of Eilat, just inside the hotel zone along the sea. His bike contained bags for different kinds of “finds” rested alongside the dumpster wall.

It started with a futon in a dumpster

Green (Living) Review

It started with a futon in a dumpster. It started with a futon in a dumpster. It was still in excellent condition, sticking out of a dumpster on his University of New Hampshire campus. Now it's a student org that's changing the way we see waste.

Dumpster Diving for your needs and wants

Green (Living) Review

They arrive at an unfurnished apartment with the clothes on their back and a flashlight, and we slowly see them decorate their apartment and make clothes from things they've found in dumpsters. Dumpster Diving is a real means to an end and is becoming a little bit of a religion to some people.

Dumpster-diving & Other Less Obvious Green Resolutions. ~ Katie Wilkins

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Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Health & Wellness Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) dumpster diving. If we see someone litter, there’s a chance we might curse at them in a fit of rage. We secretly judge the lady in front of us at the shop who’s choosing to use a plastic bag.

Sheriff Arpaio conducts another workplace raid sending employees into dumpsters and over fences

Green (Living) Review

Seven Suspects Arrested at El Mirage Business Maricopa County Sheriff’s Deputies pulled suspects out of dumpsters and down from barbed wire fences during a workplace raid conducted on the morning of Friday, June 25, 2010, in El Mirage, Arizona.

Falcon on the Roof

10,000 Birds

This was no Merlin , not with a fat dumpster-fed pigeon in his talons as he climbed easily to the corner of a nearby school building.

It’s Just Stuff: Lessons From Living in a Dumpster. ~ Krista Matheny

Elephant Journal

Jeff, (aka Professor Dumpster), inhabits his dump home six days a week. I found myself giving him the night off and getting a serious lesson in anti-consumerism. Inspiring (Wow) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) anti-consumerism conservation green material possessions social experiments

Cafe serving food recycled from bins opens in Bristol

Green (Living) Review

dumpster diving food waste green living A new cafe serving meals made from food rescued from the bin has opened in Bristol. Customers at Skipchen are not charged a set price for items on the menu but asked to "pay-as-you-feel" instead.

Try a Wood Pallet Project

Green (Living) Review

The pallets are usually stacked next to dumpsters and are free for the taking. A couple in Vermont has created potting sheds, a greenhouse and more from repurposed wood pallets. Wooden pallets can be reassembled into a number of different structures, such as this charming potting shed.

Austerity bites hard in Europe

Green (Living) Review

While dumpster diving and the Freegan lifestyle is a good green option in many cities of the European Union all kinds of people are no forced to check the dumpsters outside the back of stores for food (and other items).

Picture of the day: our neighborhood bear

Environmental Economics

You can see his/her dark figure standing at the dumpster: Photo credit: Patti Whitehead

Litterers: Stop them in Their Tracks

Green Home Blog

Unmaintained commercial dumpsters. Central Park in the heart of Manhattan, NYC can be astounding. Regardless of the current gray and brown winter starkness it is the sheer beauty of its quaint paths, open meadows and timeless structures (such as the 100+ year old carousel).

Scrounging Free Food


Adventures Cranky Rants Do-It-Yourself Photography Spiritual Ecopsychology cheap DIY dumpster diving edible greens food free freegan green living herbs mushrooms wildcraftingMoney tight right now? One of my strategies has been to become an opportunivore. While I can indeed exist on rice and beans, PBJ, and such, I do not really enjoy such meager repetitive fare day after day, being a spoiled-rotten American who loves to eat. Plus I’m a woman of A Certain Age, which [.].

When Someone is in Need, it’s None of our Business to ask Why.

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Maybe collecting empty soft drink and beer cans out of commercial dumpsters makes you look. The women looked older, like grandmothers. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today buddhism compassion giving giving money helping the poor homeless

Gleaning and gleaners

Green (Living) Review

Dumpster diving also would fall under the term gleaning in the modern sense and so could also the activity of any of us who picks up the things that others have lost (and are too lazy to come and look for again) or have deliberately thrown “away” while they still can be used.

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, October 9

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Africa Animals Conservation Issues Environmental News International Science The Green Buzz The Nature Conservancy Antarctica Austin college professor cyborg cockroaches dumpster living elephant poaching environmental disaster infographic government shutdown Grist ivory MNN npr poaching shoot poachers sustainable living Tanzania Texas Treehugger Wired It’s a weird, wild world in today’s green news. Even Antarctica is affected by the government shutdown. ( NPR ).

It’s Time to End the Gar Wars

Nature Conservancy - Science

It is hard to imagine the uproar if a venerable magazine like Outdoor Life – which has been advocating “catch and release” for decades – posted photos featuring dumpsters filled with dead bass. Longnose gar. Photo: © Solomon David. By Matt Miller.

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A Quick Look into Keen’s Repurposed New Home

Wend Magazine

Their goal was to send less than one full dumpster to the landfill, watch the video and see how they accomplished it. Click here to view the embedded video. Keen does it differently again, this time gutting and outfitting their new building by recycling, reusing and rethinking the way it’s done. Related posts: Skateistan Documentary Now Available Online

Tiny trash homes “buy” humanity with salvaged waste

Green Prophet

He erects one-room houses to hotel the homeless, dumpster diving for raw materials which he reassembles into inventive (and minuscule) mobile homes. Dumpster diving isn’t for everyone.

Guy Lougashi Fashions Amazing Sculptures Out of Tape

Green Prophet

In the past we have featured Guy’s woven paper designs and he has been known to go dumpster diving for materials to use in his growing portfolio. More on Guy Lougashi: Guy Lougashi’s Dumpster Diving Designs. Guy Lougashi makes incredible sculptures entirely out of either colored or transparent tape.

System change not climate change

Green (Living) Review

Would You Eat Trash for a Good Cause?

Green (Living) Review

Conceived by the British NGO Feedback , the gathering serves up a public feast made entirely out of food destined for the Dumpster—the sort of perfectly edible, nourishing stuff that routinely gets tossed, thanks to a notoriously wasteful food-supply chain.

Campaign against food waste

Green (Living) Review

Today in most cases the food is chuckled into dumpsters and anyone taking from there, theoretically, is committing an act of theft. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A “Bread Happy Hour” against food waste?

1.3 billion tons of food are wasted globally every year

Green (Living) Review

And, and here comes the hammer, much of that bread and fruit and vegetables is then tipped into dumpsters simply because they would no longer be fresh enough the next day. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Every year around the world at least 1.3 billion tons of food are being wasted.

Waste, in this case, food waste

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) This photo was sent to the Austrian broadcast station ORF heute konkret by a viewer and shows a dumpster outside of a branch of a well-known supermarket chain in Vienna after the shop had closed in late July 2014.

Recycle Group: Renaissance of the discarded as humorous parodies of famous artwork


It takes lot of skill to transform a dumpster into an all-white sarcophagus on wheels. B.Sameer Kumar: When you are named as the ‘Recycle Group’ people really have very little to do when it comes to guessing what you actually get done.

Eco-friendly storage in the home by reuse and repurposing

Green (Living) Review

Often cut off sections of various kinds of plastic pipes can be found and had for free in the dumpsters at building sites or such. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Most of us, I am sure, are always trying to find ways to live in a bit more environmentally friendly fashion.

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Green Hero: Gili Islands’ Delphine Robbe

Green Traveler Guides

| Gili Eco Trust |. “Y ou really should talk with Delphine Robbe.” Here on the Gili Islands , within eyeshot of the Indonesian island of Lombok and less than two hours by fast boat to Bali , this has been the refrain to all my questions about the environment. Marine conservation?

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In the Weeds: A Beginner's Guide to Foraging

Green (Living) Review

Foraging is not associated with Dumpster diving,” laughs Ava Chin, urban forager and author of " Eating Wildly ," addressing a common misconception. Foraging.

Israeli Poet Nitzan Mintz Takes Sustainable Art To The Streets

Green Prophet

Israeli street artist Nitzan Mintz writes her poems on the streets of Tel Aviv, using disregarded materials she collects from dumpsters and public spaces. “I

Talking Trash.Earth Day and Every Day

Green (Living) Review

From recycling to upcycling to green design, this dumpster diving diva and award-winning interior designer does it all. She wants to change the way people think about trash, one dumpster at a time. “I The Goddess of Garbage never takes out the trash.

Turning trash into treasure

Green (Living) Review

Don't let me loose on any skip, as dumpsters are called over here, as long as there is place at home, in the garage or the shed. Dumpsters or skips, as they are called in Britain, or Containers in Germany: Ever driven around to the back of a grocery store or a strip mall? Diverting waste is the ultimate act of sustainability by Michael Smith (Veshengro) There are abundant resources for any home sustainability project you wish to undertake.

A new Home Front needed

Green (Living) Review

When the booklet talks about fining waste, I wonder how they intend to deal with supermarkets who throw just in date or food with one more day to run into the dumpsters and then pouring bleach over the packages in order to spoil it. Stores routinely destroy goods that they have taken out of the box in order to put on display to such an extent that they get thrown into dumpsters and the physically bashed to bits so that they cannot be used by anyone.

Uncontrolled Garbage Threatens Lives in Syria

Green Prophet

Usually, the activists create makeshift dumpsters (piles of rubbish) in areas that are now empty because residents have fled. Sometimes trucks full of waste are unloaded three to four times at checkpoints before reaching the dumpsters.

Turkey’s “A Few Brave People” Wins Best Feature Film at Abu Dhabi’s Green Carpet Ceremony

Green Prophet

Rivers strewn with animal carcasses, debris, human waste, aluminum cans, plastic, and the dumpsters on every single corner absolutely overflowing with trash.

You Know You’re Addicted to Gardening When…

Green (Living) Review

Your non-gardening spouse becomes conversant in botanical names You find yourself feeling leaves, flowers and trunks of trees wherever you go, even at funerals You dumpster-dive for discarded bulbs after commercial landscapers remove them to plant annuals You plan vacation trips around the locations of botanical gardens, arboreta, historic gardens, etc.

If you have ever eaten an egg from Costco, you should know this.

Elephant Journal

“Just-released investigation into a Costco egg supplier finds dead chickens in cages with live birds laying eggs, and dumpsters full of dead chickens.” Not sure whether to be mad or sad. Why not both? Jesus.

Seattle to fine residents, businesses for wasting too much food

Green (Living) Review

Inspectors will check dumpsters on a random basis, the Times reported.