Tags » Dumpster Diving

Recent sales: November

After around 15cm of snow yesterday I’d say that winter is officially here. I plan on taking more time off from trash picking as a result, particularly when the roads are bad and the snow makes it hard to stop anywhere. 1,034 more words

Dal, Dumpster Diving, and Driving Miss Daisy

Today I was challenged to make a meal for fifteen people in my office for the grand total of $8. Flipping through my beloved copy of… 313 more words

Bits & Bugs

I did a little exploring on Thursday night. First I went to the Bois-Franc sector of Ville St Laurent for their heavy garbage day – I hadn’t visited the area in quite some time. 1,739 more words

Servire Populo pt.2

Part one

Honestly a lot of the stuff in this post is closer to being actual junk than quality junk, and I should probably avoid taking similar items in the future. 633 more words

Scrooge pt.1

Back in the early to mid summer I was stopping at this house regularly on garbage day to see what was on the curb. It seemed that every week I’d find either old Christmas decorations or weird vintage junk, often stored in old boxes that dated back at least a few decades (like that Dumaurier one above). 560 more words

Night of the sterling garbage pt. 2

Part one

A neighbourhood security officer pulled up just as I was finished at this spot, telling me he had received a call about someone trash picking. 675 more words

Freegan Month Challenge - Days 26-30

Just when I thought my updates couldn’t get more sporadic, I am now having to account for FIVE days of my challenge!  It has been almost a week, and a small final stretch to get to this point.  226 more words