WEB EXTRA: "Freegans" Find Treasures In Trash

By NBC News

Published 05/22 2014 01:18PM

Updated 05/22 2014 06:31PM

KBJR -- "Waste not, want not"... It's a saying your Depression era grandparents may have used, but in today's society, much of what we purchase for our families and homes, DOES go to waste.

So what if a person made the choice to live on what other people throw away? 

There are people who do just that, they're called Freegans, and they're in Duluth, Minnesota.

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