Be Careful Dumpster Diving

A cautionary tale

Photo by Erfan Banaei on Unsplash

Some of you brave souls liberate items from dumpsters and I am here to tell you why that isn’t a good practice. Whether its food, household goods, or even electronics, there may be a very good reason for the item to be in the trash. And, it may not be super obvious.

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Shelly Fagan

Shelly Fagan


Complicated subjects made accessible. Politics, Basic Income, Philosophy. I follow back.