Do freegans commit theft?

@article{Thomas2010DoFC,
  title={Do freegans commit theft?},
  author={Sean Thomas},
  journal={Legal Studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={30},
  pages={98 - 125}
}
The environmental impact of mass consumerism is a growing concern, with a particular consequence being the production of significant levels of waste goods. Goods are often disposed of whilst still being useable. One proposed method of reducing the environmental impact of the levels of waste of useable goods is freeganism. This paper provides an overview of freeganism, followed by an evaluation of the impact of English criminal law on freeganism. This paper will consider the claim that freegans… 
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