Editorial Guidelines

Welcome to the Scrape Dude Editorial Guidelines page. Our commitment is to provide our readers with accurate, engaging, and trustworthy content. These guidelines are designed to uphold our standards of quality and integrity.

Our Content Mission

At Scrape Dude, we focus on delivering high-quality content that educates, inspires, and engages our community of dumpster diving and gold panning enthusiasts. Our content ranges from beginner guides and tips to in-depth articles on techniques, safety, and environmental responsibility.

Accuracy and Fact-Checking

  • Research: All content must be thoroughly researched and fact-checked. We rely on reputable sources, including industry experts, scientific research, and experienced practitioners.
  • Verification: Facts, statistics, and claims should be verified with credible sources. Hyperlinks to original sources should be included when possible.


  • Unique Content: All articles and posts must be original and not plagiarized. We value unique perspectives and insights into the world of treasure hunting.
  • No Repetition: Content should not be repetitive or redundant. Each piece should offer new information or a fresh angle on a topic.

Reader Engagement

  • Relevance: Content must be relevant to our audience, focusing on dumpster diving and gold panning.
  • Engagement: We encourage a conversational, engaging writing style that resonates with our community. Articles should be informative yet accessible.

Ethical Standards

  • Respect and Inclusivity: Our content should respect all individuals and groups. We are committed to inclusivity and diversity.
  • Environmental Responsibility: Content should promote environmentally responsible practices in dumpster diving and gold panning.

Submission and Editing Process

  • Submission: Contributors should follow our submission guidelines, including formatting and length specifications.
  • Editorial Review: All submissions undergo a review process. Our editorial team reserves the right to make revisions for clarity, accuracy, and overall quality.

Updating Content

  • Relevance: We regularly review and update our content to ensure it remains current and accurate.
  • Corrections: If errors are identified in published content, we are committed to making timely corrections.

Contact Us

For more information or to submit content, please contact our editorial team at [email protected].

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