Freegan

The Green Changemakers

Freegans are people who employ alternative strategies for living based on limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources. Freegans embrace community, generosity, social concern, freedom, cooperation, and sharing in opposition to a society based on materialism, moral apathy, competition, conformity, and greed. The word freegan is compounded from “free” and “vegan”. Therefore, freegans choose not to use cars for the most part.

Freegan: strategies for sustainable living beyond capitalism

The Green Changemakers

[link] Freegans are people who employ alternative strategies for living based on limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources. Freegans embrace community, generosity, social concern, freedom, cooperation, and sharing in opposition to a society based on materialism, moral apathy, competition, conformity, and greed. The word freegan is compounded from “free” and “vegan”. Therefore, freegans choose not to use cars for the most part.

Dumpster diving; 2009's fastest growing industry

Green (Living) Review

There are thousands of people that regularly go through dumpsters in the United States, They call themselves freegans, or Dumpster divers. 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.