3 Meetup Groups match “freegan” near Melville, NY
Freegans employ alternative strategies for living based on limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources. We embrace community, generosity, social concern, freedom, cooperation, and sharing; in opposition to a society based on materialism, moral apathy, competition, conformity, and greed. And we do it in Uptown Manhattan.
Do you want to reduce your consumer impact on earth, humans and animals? Are you concerned about the wastefulness of our consumer society? Learn how to find useable goods in the refuse of our throw-away culture, to identify wild edibles, to repair and rebuild bikes, clothing and more. Learn more about our group at our website, freegan.info. And join our mailing lists on Riseup (https://lists.riseup.net/www/home) organized by what you're interested in — events only, discussion, a spontaneous dump …
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When's the last time you paid $5 for a really kool t-shirt? What about vacuums for just $14? Or DVD/VCR combos for $15? I kid you not, I've found these and oh so much more on my many hunts in and around NYCs cheapest thrift stores. My latest find was a fully working Xbox for just $12 - it even had a game in it that they didn't know about. It works just fine - too well in fact, as now I just wanna stay home and play Grand Theft Auto SanAndreas, which yes, I also bought for just $2.99. Where, as y …
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