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Video: Dumpster Diving at Trader Joe's

It's the holiday season, a time when people tend to eat a lot and waste even more. This video embraces the opposite. It is the not so un-common story of a family that dumpster dives. We went out with the father in the early hours of the morning to a Trader Joe's that supplies his family with over 75% of their food. With a trunk full of free bread and bananas...we made breakfast. More

The UK's Dumpster-Diving Game Show: 'Ready Steady Skip'

Is eating trash about to become cool? The forthcoming British Internet game show Ready Steady Skip, based on the popular TV show Ready Steady Cook, is poised to give dumpster diving some image-boosting publicity. Promoted as "the game show where needlessly wasted food is recovered from the bin and turned into delicious dishes before your very eyes," the full show will be released online in July. In the meantime, enjoy the cheerfully zany trailer, after the jump.... More

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