Dumpster Finds

“As the saying goes, ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.’”

April 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

John Roos, a soil and crop science major and organic agriculture minor, searches for goodies in his neighborhood dumpster. According to Roos, in addition to using his findings for personal projects he also recycles and composts items that he finds. Late at night amidst the trash bags, pizza boxes and broken bottles, some people are […]

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Rob Greenfield Dumpster Diving Professional

March 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

One dumpster in Nebraska had enough food to feed Rob for a few months or 50 families for the whole weekend. Rob ate 280 pounds of food from dumpsters on his 4,700 mile bike ride across the United States. Rob Greenfield has a simple idea… that people are good and the world is a good […]

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I found Bags of Beer Cans in this Dumpster

March 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

I took them to the recycle center and got $172.56….

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The Good Old Days of Doing Boxes… A.K.A Dumpster Diving

March 13, 2018 / 1 Comment

Back in the good old days of doing boxes you needed a few garages, a big truck or at the least, a van. Diving mostly took place behind warehouses that were located in places called industrial parks. These are pictures of some of my scores . This is the stuff legends are made of….ENJOY P.S […]

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College Grads Dumpster Dive in Orlando

March 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

John Berry noticed the problem almost as soon as he moved into the University House apartments last August. His subscription to Playboy magazine was noticeably absent each month even though the bill managed to find its way to his mailbox. That told Berry one thing: The magazine’s publisher knew where he lived even as the […]

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How To Master the Fine Art of Dumpster Diving

February 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Depending on which city you live in, you can practically furnish your entire home with things found on the curb. Obviously there’s a few hesitations when it comes to bed bugs and things like that, but for the most part Dumpster Diving is a fine art that is rarely appreciated or utilized to the extent […]

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