Dumpster diving; 2009's fastest growing industry
Green (Living) Review
MARCH 16, 2009
There are thousands of people that regularly go through dumpsters in the United States, They call themselves freegans, or Dumpster divers. 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. Freeganism really isn’t anything new.