Jan 13 2012


Norway… Dumpstering? No Way!!! 🙂

Yes, it is possible. The truth is that almost nobody does this here. Maybe in Oslo people do it, I have no clue about it. But most of the country lives on social benefits, immigrants dive into trash for the bottles (1 bottle is ca. 20 Eurocent). ‘Poor’ means here that a single mother with three kids cannot buy them branded clothes or the bicycles of the latest model. And still they get social help that should be enough for several dozens families in, say, Zimbabwe.

Supermarkets here also close their trash. The city trash is quite often under a lock. But, of course, ther eare supermarkets that do not bother closing their trash bins. Who would even think of dumpster diving here anyway? Well, me!

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