Dumpster Diving Essays
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Have you ever really thought about where your trash goes once you throw it away? In three short stories, Neat People vs. Sloppy People by Suzanne Britt, Our Oceans Are Turning into Plastic…Are We? by Susan Casey, and On Dumpster Diving by Lars Eighner, the characters, as well as the authors each, have unique ways they recycle and reuse trash. There are also many other people in the world that repurpose trash to sell, which not only benefits themselves, but...
We are living in a world where it is more important to own an iPhone 11, than to have a plate of food in our homes. Lars Eighner and Anna Quindlen have both written personal essays about consumerism and materialism. In Eigner’s personal essay “Dumpster Diving” he portrays how he can make a living by searching dumpsters, and how people don’t acknowledge things that are yet helpful and important. Likewise, Quindlen’s essay “Stuff is Not Salvation” touches on the contemporary...
All human beings are in this world are equal. They had been created equal but their economic fame may additionally not. Not every human have an identical situation, same economic reputation, and equal health problems but as a human, we must all come together and help each different. We should value each other as humans, not by what we have and what we don’t. Every small thing matters. Something that may not have any value to one, but might be...