adam_weissman (adam_weissman) wrote in radical_nj,
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Dumpster Diving Events in NYC!

Help expose capitalist waste and overconsumption while promoting an anti-capitalist survival strategy!

Monday Night, August 22nd-- Freegan Trailblazing -- The CNN folks are curious about how freegans find toiletries and the like-- and we've been talking for awhile about wanting to do some new exploration (and hey, we can all use some extra toothpaste), so we are gonna take them around as we try to root out some good sites to find soap and toothpaste and the like. As usual we are asking them to focus on the trash, not the stores, to avoid retailer backlash.

We'll be meeting at the southwest corner of 10th St and 6th Ave in
Manhattan at 9:30 PM. We will be popping around a good bit, and may
come up dry, but this is about exploration, not harvesting from the
tried and true. All are welcome, but please be on time, because we
won't be hanging around, and please call in advance to RSVP. Adam at
(201) 968-0595 or just reply to this email.


Tuesday Night, August 23rd- DUMPSTER BIKE TOUR.. Part of The Bike
National Convention! The organizers want freegan.info folks to be
part of the fun! Think of it as Meals on Wheels-- well kinda. Meet
at 8:30 at Washington Square Park between 5 AVE, WAVERLY PL, W 4 &
MACDOUGAL STS.
Summary:An evening of riding and dumpster diving.
Details:Bring a flashlight and bags or a trailer to carry food and
assorted other booty from Soho's generous dumpsters.

Wednesday, August 31st
Freegan Meeting and Trash Tour
When: Wednesday, August 31, 7:30 PM
Where: GREELEY SQUARE
BROADWAY, AVE OF AMERICAS BET W 32 & W 33 STS
New York, NY 10001
Additional Info: Wendy (718) 473-5171

Event Description: Join us to plan upcoming freegan events and
to develop and execute outreach and networking strategies to
spread the freegan message!

Afterwards we will sample the best refuse 3rd Avenue in the 30s
has to offer-- starting at 9:30 PM at Gristedes on 3rd Avenue
at 36th Street (Northeast corner). Media will likely be
joining us.

Learn more and RSVP here:
http://dumpsterdiving.meetup.com/4/events/4752289/
or call Wendy at (718) 473-5171 or email adam@freegan.info.
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