Question by narie w: is dumpster diving a crime if you are olny looking for recyclables?
i want to dumpster dive. but i hear its illegal. but i heard its illegal because of identity theft. but if i went through the trash to look olny for plastics, metel, glass, and paper that will be shredded in a shredder. would i go to jail if i did this? i olny will do this to recycle. thats all.
im doing this to earn money for charities and to help the envirement!
Answer by daniel_97202
if you toss stuff out it is considered to be public property now, but on that the dumpster itself and the land it sits on is not public
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