Everyone's heard the saying, "One person's trash is another person's treasure." Well, it couldn't be more true for one NYC family who actually live off what other people throw away.
Leia, 24, is the mother of a one-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Uma. She and her live-in boyfriend are Freegans -- people who follow an alternative lifestyle based on limited participation in the traditional economy and minimal consumption of resources. In other words, they make use of, live off, eat, and wear what other people throw out. Check it out.