Do you want to reduce your consumer impact on earth, humans and animals? Are you concerned about the wastefulness of our consumer society? Learn how to find useable goods in the refuse of our throw-away culture, to identify wild edibles, to repair and rebuild bikes, clothing and more. Learn more about our group at our website, freegan.info. And join our mailing lists on Riseup (https://lists.riseup.net/www/home) organized by what you're interested in — events only, discussion, a spontaneous dumpster diving list, and more. Search by keyword "freegannyc".

If you are mainly interested in dumpster diving in NYC consider going on your own or in small groups rather than on our "trash tours" which are oriented more for learning than for acquisition. Our dumpster directories for Manhattan and Brooklyn are great resources.

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  • 5 days ago · 3:00 PM

    Really Really Free Market TODAY!

    4 people

    Sorry for the late reminder, everyone, but the Really Really Free Market is TODAY! Sunday, January 25th • Really Really Free MarketThe Really Really Free Market is a... Learn more
  • January 21 · 5:30 PM

    Freegan Feast

    8 people | 4.00

    A FREE and mostly vegan community meals we make together with love, mostly using food we rescued from the trash. We share meal planning, cooking, and other food prep... Learn more
  • January 20 · 9:00 PM

    Freeganism 101 and Trash Tour

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    So we have a better idea of who is coming for what, we're separating the meeting from the 101 and trash tour. Feel free to come to both! At 9pm, we end our... Learn more
  • January 20 · 7:30 PM

    Freegan Meeting

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  • January 5 · 9:00 PM

    Freeganism 101 and Trash Tour

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    At 9pm, we will end our business meeting, and have a brief introductory discussion about freeganism. Newcomers are always welcome and encouraged to attend our full... Learn more
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