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UVic students are dumpster diving to save money and reduce food waste

Rising food costs and environmental concerns are leading some students to dig deep into dumpsters, creating a community of urban scavengers trying to reduce Victoria’s food waste and their own…

10-day pledge to eat only dumpster food raises money for Inuit communities

Today — Monday, Jan. 14 — marks day seven of the UVic students’ challenge  As garbage bins fill with food waste in urban centres across the country, the stomachs of…

The art of the dive: Behind the scenes of UVic’s Community Cabbage

The eight of us sat in a GMC VanDura Campwagon outside the Thrifty Foods on Quadra and Cook. It was dark—9:30 p.m. in early November. We were nervous and excited,…

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