Dumpster Diving Fail

A man wedges his body inside a used clothing bin along East 180 Street in Van Nest. Photo by David Greene.

A man wedges his body inside a used clothing bin along East 180 Street in Van Nest. Photo by David Greene.

Photographers, like Bronx Chronicle freelance contributor, David Greene never know what amazing or bizarre scene they will encounter on each day. Case in point — this man who was discovered recently with half his body deep inside a used clothing dumpster at E. 180 Street in the Van Nest section. 


The unidentified man appeared not to be trying to get himself some warm clothes for the winter, but a profiteer who had gathered about a dozen pairs of shoes and sneakers destined for the poor and needy. Apparently, he thought he could score some free items to sell on the street, thereby creating a profitable small business for himself.

The dumpster diving man appeared to wedged inside that Van Nest used clothing bin.

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