Love PODS?

The New York Times today ran a piece about NYC freegans descending upon NYU’s dumpsters on move-out day. Author Steven Kurutz explains, “Freegans are scavengers of the developed world, living off consumer waste in an effort to minimize their support of corporations and their impact on the planet, and to distance themselves from what they see as out-of-control consumerism.”

The article gives some tips if you’re interested in delving into the culture (particularly if you live in the NYC area) and explains some more general points of the movement’s ideology.

Now, if only the whole planet had PODS…

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