Scavenging's new spirit - Page 5

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of freebies in San Francisco
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Here are some resources for learning more about the score.

FREEGAN.INFO

Information about strategies for sustainable living beyond capitalism; includes freegan hot spots in San Francisco.

freegan.info/?page=SanFrancisco

REALLY, REALLY FREE MARKET

A monthly alternate-economy festival and a really good place to get rid of your old stuff.

www.reallyreallyfree.org

MISSION INDIE MART

Kelly Malone and Charles Hurbert's unique party take on the freegan ethos.

www.myspace.com/missionindiemart

SWAPSF

Jason Lewis and Monica Hernandez's fabulous swap bonanza.

www.swapsf.com

MYOPENBAR.COM

A list of every open bar, happy hour, and extremely cheap alcohol event in the city.

sf.myopenbar.com

GOING.COM

A cross between MySpace and Yelp that focuses entirely on events, including a free section featuring happy hours, art openings, and concert ticket giveaways.

www.going.com

SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

Official city site for recycling, disposal, and reuse information.

www.sfenvironment.org

SAN FRANCISCO DUMP

Learn about our city's unique take on garbage and strategies for recycling.

www.sunsetscavenger.com

SCRAPEDEN SF

An art foundation dedicated to transforming trash into interactive public sculptures.

www.blackrockarts.org/projects/scrapeden-sf

ARTGOODHITLERBAD

Mission Indie Mart cofounder Hurbert blogs his best scavenger finds.

www.artgoodhitlerbad.com

NEMO GOULD

The latest artist in residence at the SF Dump has been making cool stuff from garbage for years.

www.nemomatic.com

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