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Would You Dumpster Dive to Feed Your Family?

Would you dumpster dive to feed your family? With food waste accounting for 21% of total municipal solid waste in the United States, it may not be such a bad idea. After growing up in a household t…

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What I Learned After Diving Through Hundreds of Dumpsters Across America

It took diving through a dirty dumpster for me to realize that food waste in the U.S. is an absolute fiasco. You may have already heard a few appalling facts about wasted food, but just in case you…

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Frugality: How Low Would You Go?

You may have heard that green is the new black. This can be associated with the intention of being more eco-friendly, and that defines a trend towards watching our pennies. Money, or lack there of, is…

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Dumpster Diving Decorating: Green or Gross?

A few years ago I was perusing a tile store looking for tiles for a DIY mosaic project and asked the tile salesman if he had any chipped or broken tile for my project. He pointed toward the direction…

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