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26 September 2018

Dumpster Diving

Dumpster Diving

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Sunil Abeyasekera and David Falk invited Karl Gåsste to the SIANI HQ to learn more about the controversial practice of dumpster diving: saving food from the landfill (by literally jumping into a dumpster!). Kalle speaks to us about his personal experiences and provides some helpful tips if you feel like rescuing some items yourself. But what is the future of dumpster diving? As zero-waste and sustainability appears more frequently in the societal lexicon, will this money saving endeavour become widely adopted, perhaps even encouraged? Or, is rummaging through a dumpster to find fresh food symptomatic of a broken system? Dumpster diving can be considered a stepping stone to a more sustainable world, as its existence highlights the magnitude of wasted food. So, how are some restaurants and supermarkets redirecting their “waste” to consumers?

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