Here's a clever way to save money on food AND keep food from going to the landfill. And if your food comes from the back of Whole Foods or Trader Joe's you know you're still eating much better than someone who bought unexpired food from Vons, Albertsons, Ralphs, Food4Less, Smiths, Walmart, etc. I hear TJs and Whole Foods leave their dumpsters open for the very purpose of salvage by these guys.
They're Freegans and they have local groups you can join online to find information on all the local hot spots and what to expect in terms of booty. Dumpster diving will only increase as the recession/depression intensifies.
[Youtube] Dumpster diving by them Freegans