February 20, 2014

Dumpster diving as an act of faith

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Gio Andollo looks for fruit among the trash bags outside Morton WIlliams Supermarket in New York. Photo by Esha Mahajan

Gio Andollo looks for fruit among the trash bags outside Morton WIlliams Supermarket in New York. Photo by Esha Mahajan

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NEW YORK (RNS) The practice of reclaiming and eating food that has been discarded is populated mostly by nonreligious people. But for Gio Andollo, Dumpster diving is an act of faith, one that is motivated by a biblical mandate to care for the Earth.