Family Gets 75% of Its Food from the Dumpster. Eats Incredibly Well. (Video)

The Perennial Plate dumpster diver photoPerennial Plate/Video screen capture

We already know that massive food waste is cause for global concern. And while thousands of shoppers call on Trader Joe's to stop wasting food, one family has taken it upon itself to liberate the waste from their local store.

dumpster diver family photoThe Perennial Plate/Video screen capture

Talking to Daniel and Mirra of the Perennial Plate, we get some typically reflective discussion about waste, ethics and what "things" are really worth. From land to fruit trees to the waste in your local supermarket dumpster—abundance is everywhere if you choose to look for it.

gourmet dumpster cooking photoThe Perennial Plate/Video screen capture

The Perennial Plate Episode 84: Dumpster Diver from Daniel Klein on Vimeo.

Tags: Activism | Dumpster Diving | Living With Less | United States | Zero Waste

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