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    odors it can lead to great findings. According to Duke University the average person generates four point three pounds of waste a day. In the story “On Dumpster Diving” by Lars Eighner he describes the means of survival out of the dumpster. The author provides vivid descriptions and explanations for his findings. He also explains how Dumpster diving can be a full-time job as he follows strict rules to show how a person can become more efficient. For example, using the senses and common sense to determine the condition of the found items (Eighner 353). Eighner expresses his life as a diver and how to…

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    teach you something? “On Dumpster Diving” Lars Eighner talks about his experience as a forager, reflects on the lessons he learned and gives the reader a strong message. On the essay he describes his lifestyle while being homeless and relying on dumpster dive to survive. He shows that to become a good “scavenger” one must invest a lot of time, effort and practice. He mentions certain rules and tips to follow when deciding where, what, and how to pick food and items from dumpsters. Eighner also…

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    Lars Eighner’s “On Dumpster Diving” is a story about himself and how he went from having a nice job, and a family to living in the streets as a homeless man accompanied by his dog named Lizbeth. Eighner began Dumpster diving a year before he became homeless. Eighner shows how dumpster diving is a full time j ob that requires a lot of effort but following certain rules can help someone to become efficient. Eighner describes his experiences on the street and the art of Dumpster diving. Eighner…

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    On Dumpster Diving, written by Lars Eighter, which is about a man dropped out of the university, and he began a dumpster diving before he became a homeless. He and his wife acquired many things from the dumpster began with his necessities like food, cloths, bottle, bed sheet, etc. Eighter expressed his feelings and his interested through scavenging. At the beginning of his story, readers could see that Eighter was very fascinated with his daily “job” when he mentioned scavenging or scrounging.…

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    Analysis of Eighner’s “On Dumpster Diving” “On Dumpster Diving” is an essay written by Lars Eighner, detailing the art and proper protocol of dumpster diving, or as Eighner prefers it to be called, scavenging. Eighner gathers the wisdom he has learned from living on the streets in this essay, writing in a straightforward and descriptive style. He touches on many different points: wastefulness, the everyday living conditions of the homeless, and the value of materialistic objects. Eighner…

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    in his personal narrative essay, “On Dumpster Diving”, expresses his personal experiences from the streets, and described how the gracious art of dumpster diving carried him through a difficult time in his life. Eighner’s purpose was to enlighten our society on the repression brought upon by ourselves. He adopts a didactic tone, in order to appeal to his beliefs as a scavenger in his generalized audience, especially those who do not understand the life of a scavenger. Eighner establishes his…

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    pointless products all have generated millions from their inventors. These hard-to-believe success stories hold the same average acknowledgment as those who seek benefits from a dumpster. People may only hear of dumpster diving while surfing the internet or eavesdropping a coffee shop conversation. However the curiosity will die too quickly, reality kicks in, and most will refuse to seek any further information on such a shameful and unheard of activity. As for the ones who eavesdropped in, read…

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    which he can return to everyday filled with contentment and satisfaction. Lars Eigner began Dumpster diving a year before the eviction of a "home", has found a fondness, a fulfillment, a justice in Dumpster diving. Frankly, Eigner has no physical "home", but nonetheless he has a life, one which he pleasures himself, and in this life he finds true tranquility intertwined with prosperity. Eighner's experience in both worlds of living, upon which to criticize and reflect allows him to decisively…

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    borrowed it from our children.” (Marx, 2014, p. 216) In the movie Dive! Jeremy Seifert levies a heavy indictment on the inhabitants of the earth, especially those of us in the United States. Based upon our current behavior; we will leave a planet to our children that they may not be able to enjoy or sustain effectively. Seifert provides a riveting, sometimes overwhelming depiction of the current state of our society through the lens of dumpster diving. Dumpster diving is the process where…

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    In his article on Dumpster Diving, Lars Eigner, was trying to make people aware of the usefulness of the items that were so often discarded as garbage. For example, you may have an old pair of shoes that you no longer wear because you have so many. You don’t see a need for them any more so you toss them in the trash. Someone who dumpster dives finds the same shoes and can see the usefulness in them. We often take things for granted because they are so easily replaceable. Dumpster diving is the…

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