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Clean Up Crew
Two friends who collect trash find ways to keep the job interesting. Thalassa Raasch documents the work that Steve Coombs and Ben Young do and their friendship together.
In an effort to be thrifty and pass the time, New Englanders go to the dump to pick for items. Sean Riley documents the work dump pickers do and the kinds of items they find.
Volume II, Issue 2, 1975
Following a break-up, Josh Lauth came to Portland to find a more balanced life. Allison Behringer profiles Lauth's journey as he makes money juggling and dumpster dives.
Richard Forbes discusses the lives of people who live freely off of the waste of others, based on his own experiences. Forbes speaks about dumpster diving for resources and the kinds of things he finds.