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Dumpster Diving As An Act Of Faith: How Some Christians Are Enacting Earth Stewardship

By Antonia Blumberg

NEW YORK (RNS) As a musician barely scraping by, Gio Andollo looks to trash bins as a way of life.

On a recent outing, he carefully untied bags outside a supermarket next to Columbia University. He likes this market because it uses clear plastic bags, making it easier to spot bread, fruits, vegetables and other treasures.

“We can use our instincts about these things and usually they’re OK,” he said. “You can always clean it well and cook it. You can make sure you’ll at least survive.”

Digging through the trash, he found apples that were bruised and sandwiches partially eaten. But they …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green