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

  • November 18, 2014 · 7:30 PM

    Freegan Meeting

    9 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
  • November 4, 2014 · 9:00 PM

    Freeganism 101 and Trash Tour

    14 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
  • November 4, 2014 · 7:30 PM

    Freegan Meeting

    6 people

    Help make freeganism happen in NYC! After brief report-backs on ongoing projects, we will have an open, facilitated discussion on a topic of freegan interest. Bring your... Learn more
  • October 26, 2014 · 3:00 PM

    Really Really Free Market

    26 people

    The Really Really Free Market is a bazaar & celebration, where we discard capitalist notions of interaction and have fun trying new models of exchange. Expect and share... Learn more
  • October 23, 2014 · 5:30 PM

    Freegan Feast

    7 people

    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
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