Is it illegal to go dumpster diving in Arizona?

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  1. ImNotSkilled
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    I couldn't find anything regarding the law. I would be going to the Gamestop dumpster, seen some people get some posters, Gba games, An N64, and a bunch of ps2 and game cube games.
     
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    Wouldn't it technically be classed as theft even though it's been thrown out?
     
  3. wrettcaughn

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    I think it'd make more sense to Google Arizona state and local laws rather than posting a question on a gaming board...
     
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    Every time I've looked in the trash everything I found was trash and used condoms. Good luck!
     
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    Depends on the state, but most states deem it Public Domain once an item of any value lands itself in a waste receptacle.

    Now, that becomes null and void if you have to go onto private property (parking lots, fenced areas, etc...)

    Most businesses won't MIND, however, if you dumpster dive, as long as you don't make a mess, and you don't cause a lot of drama.

    HOWEVER, chains or locks around a dumpster means absolutely and unquestioningly, that NO, you cannot dumpster dive on this property and doing so will most likely land you in legal trouble.

    Take it from a former for-profit dumpster diver.

     
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    No. No it isn't.

    Have fun looking through rubbish!
     
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    Rubbish is for Brits! We dig through the TRASH man
     
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    Pretty sure other gamers have done this.

    Oh! Isn't this a "gaming" board?

    I reject your theory.
     
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    I don't think its illegal, just frowned upon
     
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    until it been thrown onto the curb (while still being on gamestops property) it belongs to gamestop, when its thrown onto the curb then the city owns it

    depending on what state, its its mostly illegal in any case
    the city makes money off the recycling of the garbage, thats why they care about it
     
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    You can "reject my theory" all you want. Fact of the matter is, you're asking about laws concerning a specific action in a specific area of the U.S. on a global gaming board... All anyone here can do is google it for you or guess. Why not save them the trouble and google it yourself?

    and what the hell happened to the internet over the past couple years that 3 out of 5 people now talk/write like Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory...? "I reject your theory" "fallacies! everywhere!"...straw men... wtf...
     
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    Wtf are you talking about?



    Bazinga!
     
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    This Thread Creeps Me Out
     
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    This about sums it up. If you're interested, you should also look up how Food not Bombs manages to get much of its food. It's sad how much is wasted by large chain stores when they could easily donate what they're planning on tossing out.
     
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    Seems to vary between cities, http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/0131necouncil0131.html

    I wanted to say something goofy but I wouldn't dare violate the rules. I know my place. I apologize if this comment is off topic, someone please report this.
     
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