Dumpster Diving Privilege

Lots of people go dumpster diving without really thinking about why others might not dumpster dive, beyond “they think it’s dirty” or “they have money”

There is privilege attached to dumpster diving, and weird-mcgee does a great job at showing that through the power of art.

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Tips for dumpster diving

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#1 – Be able bodied

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#2 – Don’t have mental health issues to do with cleanliness

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#3 – Don’t belong to a culture where eating such food is unacceptable

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#4 – Have the sort of job where it doesn’t matter if you’re arrested

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#5 – Have the class privilege to know you won’t be arrested

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#6 – Don’t have religious or health based dietary restrictions

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Go dumpster diving!

What do you think about this list of privileges attached to dumpster diving? Is this the first time you’ve really thought about this?

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