What Is a Dumpster Diver?

Answer A dumpster diver is a person who searches in dumpsters for items of value. These items can be anything from food to clothing and even expensive electronics or antiques. A dumpster diver will freque... Read More »

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A dumpster, or frontloader container, is a large bin built to hold waste until it can be transferred to a garbage truck and then moved on to a landfill or recycling facility. In some countries, the... Read More »

What is Dumpster Diving?

Dumpster diving, also known as garbage gleaning or binning, is the practice of searching for useful items in trash bins and recycling piles. While dumpster diving originated when people started sif... Read More »

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Is it Illegal to Dumpster Dive?

Dumpster diving (called "skipping" in the UK) is taking food or other objects out of dumpsters. Depending on the country the dumpster is in and who owns it, dumpster diving may be illegal.