Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the practice of living as a freegan

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

freegan +‎ -ism

Examples

  • "If it can endanger myself, I'm not even going to go there," she says, adding she is likewise opposed to "freeganism," which involves salvaging food from supermarket and restaurant dumpsters.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • For instance, on the blog, her interest in "freeganism" was mentioned in one of her monthly letters; here it becomes a filled-out chapter in which she explores the freegan community in New York, the reactions of her peers to the idea of dumpster diving for food, and the sheer amount of food waste that we generate as a culture.

    Bookslut

  • From Kattie I learned about dumpster diving and “freeganism” and how they play into sustainability.

    Sustainability in the eyes of young people: Drexel U. Sustainability Learning Community.

  • From Woodstock to freeganism, Colbert leaves no stone unturned, or more appropriately, flower left unpicked.

    Colbert On Tree-Hugging Hippies (VIDEO)

  • He then sniffs at what he sees as a combination of freeganism and "hedonism."

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • I live a vegan lifestyle though I make an exception for some aspects of ‘freeganism’: e.g.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Here are a few tips for accessible -- and considerably less smelly -- freeganism:

    Maura Judkis: 4 Easy Ways to Be a Freegan

  • That's the problem with freeganism — it is hard work.

    Freegan Ride

  • Now a presence in most American cities, freeganism first popped up out West in Seattle and Portland in the mid-1990s.

    Freegan Ride

  • But, watching the slow traffic of people hunched against the cold and striding long and determined through Kensington and listening to Tibetan chants I allowed myself this one concession to freeganism.

    geared2riot Diary Entry

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.