Most of New York City’s trash is found in bags on the curbside, so trash is up for grabs until it’s hauled away. Foraging in trash bags has taken off in some New York circles with organizations such as Food Not Bombs, a group of volunteers that retrieves vegan or vegetarian food to share with the public. The Food Not Bombs website lists 500 chapters. “With over a billion people going hungry each day how can we spend another dollar on war?” the group’s mission statement asks. Dumpster diving generally attracts educated white people in their twenties and thirties; typically, they are people who do it by choice rather than need (RNS).