Organizations and Communities

Freegans on Facebook

Yes, Facebook sucks our info to feed their advertisers (so does Google). Nonetheless, it’s a free and super common way for folks to find each other and post event info. As time goes by more groups may make the switch from Meetup, which costs each group more than $100 per year.
Cincinnati freegans
Freeganism (interest)
freegan.info (community) Another place to find the NYC freegan group’s events, if you go here more often than Meetup or this site.

Trashwiki

trashwiki.org. From their home page: “It is written for and by dumpster divers, freegans and others of such kind. Here you will find plenty of trash-related articles: you can search by specific countries, by places like markets, by food types, etc. We already have 875 articles on trash. You can find precise descriptions of how to get rid of your trash in a sustainable manner, how to sensibly recuperate trash, and much much more…” Here’s your chance to share info with freegans around the world!

French Freegan site

Freegan Station.  A distinctive freegan voice in France. Includes a discussion forum in French. They’ve even coined a great non-Anglo word for what we do–le dechetarisme. Bravo, nos amis!

Norwegian Freegan site

http://frigan.no An info- and community-site for Norwegian freegans and others who want to hurt our planet as little as possible.

Food Not Bombs

http://www.foodnotbombs.net/ Dumpster friendly folks with a great sense of priorities; finding your local group will go a long way to plugging you into a progressive community.

Freecycle

http://www.freecycle.org Worldwide and wonderful, but does seem to have more ads than now, and 2 corporate sponsors.

Message Boards & Email Lists, freegan & freegan-friendly

Dumpster Divers Paradise Yahoo group, “A place to talk about your rockin’ finds.”  Journalists and lookie-loos need not apply.

Brazilian freegans (in Portuguese)

The Compact Yahoo group. Not freegans strictly speaking, but 10,000 ecologically motivated people who have taken up a 1-year challenge to buy nothing new, and instead to borrow, barter or buy used.