In this brief trip to a small supermarket dumpster in southeast London, they have recovered enough food to provide themselves — and several others — with an impressive evening meal, as well as bread, muffins and teabags for the next morning's breakfast.
Freeganism, derived from the words "free" and "vegan," is spreading to Britain from the United States, where one of its founding fathers, Adam Weissman, has set up a Freegan information Web site to persuade others to join him.
—Kate Kelland, "'freegans' forage for food in Britain's bins," Reuters, May 26, 2006
—Peter Singer and Jim Mason, "Food for nought," The Age, May 20, 2006
—Jeremy Clarkson, "Stop the road, they want to get off," The Sunday Times, August 31, 1997