BBC UK zum #Containern: „Isn’t this taking the concept of ‚theft‘ too far?“

The women argue that they are helping society by reducing food waste.

In a blog, they call the Bavarian ruling „absurd“ because „in a time of climate crisis, the protection of our livelihoods is being downgraded“.

In June 2018 they unlocked an Edeka supermarket waste bin at night in Olching, near Munich, and fished out still-edible fruit, yoghurt and vegetables.

But they were then stopped by two police officers who emptied their rucksack and made them put the food back in the waste bin.