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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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Sustainable living beyond capitalism

  • June 24 · 5:30 PM

    Freegan Feast!

    11 people | 5.00

    A FREE and mostly vegan community meal we make together with love, mostly using food we rescued from the trash. We share meal planning, cooking, and other food prep... Learn more
  • June 23 · 7:30 PM

    Freegan Film Night

    8 people

    Come watch and discuss, Money For Free, an exploration of Guaranteed Basic Income by the Dutch public television current affairs program Backlight. "Money for Free makes... Learn more
  • June 20 · 9:00 PM

    Freeganism 101 and Trash Tour

    16 people

    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
  • June 20 · 7:30 PM

    Freegan Meeting

    14 people

    Help make freeganism happen in NYC! At our organizational meetings we discuss and decide on future activities and group direction. Participants are encouraged to step up... Learn more
  • June 7 · 9:00 PM

    Freeganism 101 and Trash Tour

    13 people

    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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