This is a big problem in South America, to the point that a lot of bins have to be fenced off against the encroachment of the poor desperate for something to eat. In many parts of the third world, there are encampments around refuse dumps that basically survive with "home delivery" every time a truck arrives.
I don't think the 'Stain is far off at this point. George Carlin was right. You have to be asleep to believe it.