Dumpster Diving Summary

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Lars Eighner begins by recalling a time from before he began to dumpster dive as an attempt to reveal to his readers that his fondness for garbage cans was not something forced upon him. He quickly transitions to the time when he began to dumpster dive and describes the overall experience of it. Once he has completed his general description, the essay takes a detailed turn into what dumpster diving through the years has taught him: everything from determining good food from the bad, how wasteful students in college can be, making sure drinks are safe, the stages a beginning dumpster diver goes through (self-disgust, curiosity, realization, and possibly the dangerous hoarding), and how dumpster diving has a hand in gained weight. Further
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