WATCH | 'Dumpster Diving Mama' of four turns collecting trash into a full-time job and her earnings are ridiculous

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Photographer Tamara Benavente and her mom Ana Ortiz aren't the only dumpster divers making a killing from collecting trash.

Like the mom and daughter duo, mom of four Tiffany Butler better known as Dumpster Diving Mama on social media has turned dumpster diving into a full-time job, making up to £2000 (R43316,80) a month.

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The mom has gained quite a following on Instagram and TikTok where she shares her finds, which includes smaller items like food and cosmetics to larger products like 3D printers and sewing machines.

Butler says she began her diving exploits by visiting bins once a week but after seeing how much she could make she started doing daily 3-hour dives and sells her treasures at just 25% of their retail value.

Watch the video above to see how she does it.

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