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Quantifying U.S. food waste

Aosha and I have decided to pair our journey to Alaska with food activism. We have committed to only dumpster diving for food. Recording our finds will allow us to quantify food waste across the United States and give transparency to something that breaks our hearts. 37 more words

Food Renegade

Fair Foods Project

Day two was so inspiring, it makes us wonder how the rest of our trip could possibly match up.

After the efforts of day one… 814 more words


The Inner Workings - Dumpster Diving

True story. I swear it was like something out of a movie. I wanted that couch too, god dammit. Haha.

The text in this comic was penned by my good friend/roomate… 80 more words

Pixel Failure

Salvage Sources & Dumpster-Diving Safety

Salvaging materials is a great way to not only reduce costs on your project, but also lower the environmental impact. Up to 45% of waste that goes in landfills is construction debris, some of which is perfectly re-usable material. 1,071 more words

The magic of garbage

Last week a friend and I went for breakfast at a cute restaurant in the east Plateau. As we were walking back to the car I looked up the street and saw an intriguing (if only to me) pile of trash maybe 40 meters away. 435 more words

The muck pt.3

For me, trash picking involves returning to the same spots over and over again, stopping only when it’s clear that there’s nothing left to be found. 1,095 more words