Dumpster Diving

Garbage picking is the practice of sifting through commercial or residential waste to find items that have been discarded by their owners, but that may prove useful to the garbage picker. Garbage picking may take place in dumpsters or in landfills. When in dumpsters, the practice is called dumpster diving in American English and skipping in British English. Dumpster diving is viewed as an effective urban foraging technique. Dumpster divers will forage dumpsters for items such as clothing, furniture, food, and similar items in good working condition.
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  • Whistleblower: United Airlines Does Shoddy Maintenance Work

    … technicians who spoke up about the fraud? Using trash materials? As to the latter, Grant’s complaint alleges that one supervisor said when questioned about dumpster diving for jet engine parts, “that’s not garbage, that’s gold.” Making things worse, Grant claims that United billed the Air Force for new parts even when using recycled junk. Judge Dismisses…

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