An un-icky introduction to dumpster diving

Zero waste is all about drastically reducing your own personal waste, but what about the waste that others make? Is there any way to helpĀ even more by taking on the burden of someone else’s trash?

For those who don’t know, dumpster diving is the salvaging of waste from commercial, residential, industrial and construction containers to find items that have been discarded by their owners, but that may prove useful to the picker. (Thanks, Wikipedia!)

Interested to find out more about dumpster diving and how to get into it? Let’s go! read more