I Am a Freegan

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 17 People

    A Rant and Tips

    I'm tired of money. You can't spend money any where without hurting someone or something. You think you're doing a good thing buying American made, put if you follow that dollar it inevitably leads to suffering. The kid working at the department store is being paid min wage...
    wansu wansu
    22-25, T
    5 Responses Aug 11, 2009

    What I Do To Maintain A Freegan Lifestyle

    I've been a freegan now for two years, and I'm still alive! I didn't die from any illness, end up on the street, or commit any crimes. So how did I do it? I live in my friend's basement. This sounds horrible, but it is actually quite nice. I have one room and that is all I need...
    wansu wansu
    22-25, T
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2010

    My 1st Freegan Challenge

    Freeganism isn't something you can just jump into 100%. It's a process that takes a lot of planning and getting used to. One of my first challenges was to find a way to workout for free. I used to have a gym membership, but I decided to not renew it and make my own gym instead...
    wansu wansu
    22-25, T
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2009

    Freeganism Defined

    Since this is the first story, I'll give a brief definition of what freeganism is. Freegans are people who are fed up with the wasteful, backstabbing, and brutality of the current economic and governmental "powers that be." Major companies take advantage of people...
    wansu wansu
    22-25, T
    3 Responses Jul 14, 2009

    Rookie Missions

    Hey there, I heard about Freeganism and was amazed by it. I've done a few missions every now and then where I hauled lots of stuff. I never expected to find anything but was surprised at the quality and amount thrown away. I started with small things like a packet of KitKat's...
    Feb 17, 2013
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