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dumpster diving

(ˈdʌmpstə)
n
US the practice of searching through dustbins for discarded but still usable or valuable objects such as food or clothes
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About The 30A Company: The 30A Company manufactures a wide range branded 30A gear summer clothes for men and women, including their Dumpster Diver ao t-shirts made from recycled plastic bottles.
Our 30A dumpster diver shirts are made from recycled plastic that could otherwise end up in our oceans.
Koppel, is, in fact, equal parts writer, dumpster diver extraordinaire, and Jewess.
Whether The dumpster diver be occupation one exercises or horizontal real estate or foolish son of the homeland or child feeding from bottle (areas thick with grass, there are unused wastelands, where pedestrians from the neighborhood throw debris from their daily lives and among weeds, the first mushroom rises for a new civility, not yet included on maps of the counterculture) ...
1:16 p.m.: West Boylston Street, dumpster diver at Sally Beauty Supply.
In her lively memoir, Sophia Amoruso, the founder and "chief troublemaker" of online fashion retailer Nasty Gal, merrily recounts her journey from dropout and Dumpster diver to CEO of a $100 million company.
Stephen Constantine, representing Bishop, said: "He's a dumpster diver."
The students enjoyed learning that she was a "dumpster diver" of her time, collecting found objects in the wee hours of the morning before trash pickup.
Their daughter Karina, a lesbian "freegan" (dumpster diver), has reluctantly become their sole means of communication, and their son Hector has joined a religious cult in Sag Harbor.
Yet the Milde's work doesn't read as preachy or, worse, as validation for the impulse to hoard (in spite of references that basically ask if the dumpster diver is the modern, market-subverting hunter-gatherer).
Today we have phrases like dumpster diver, which incorporates a reference to contemporary hardware.
Equally impressive is dumpster diver Jefferey Siefert's new doc, Dive!