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    Dumpster Finds At My Appartment Complex

    I don't really go dumpster diving these days but I have a few dumpsters right outside my building and when I take out my trash I can't help but peek in. Yesterdays find was a bunch extension cords. I haven't gone through them yet to see if I will use them or scrap them but either way not a bad find.



    I have also found a lot of Ebay/ Craigslist stuff in the past (especially around the last week of the month when people start moving out.) I have found tools, vintage toys, shipping supplies (boxes, bubble wrap) dvd collection of over 1000 movies, and I once found an aluminum bike (frame only) that I sold for $250 plus shipping.

    I still feel a little weird if any of my neighbors are out there but when I find something valuable those feelings go pooof and all I see is dollars.

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    I have found some great stuff while "emptying the trash from my car" at a local complex. Including a sword I sold for $800.00!
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    I say screw the neighbors

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    sounds like a great idea,thanks for sharing!

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    Adult Toys and Bubble Bath that may make the neighbors talk... In an Apartment setting I don't think many people worry about what the neighbors are goanna say! If its near the top grab it!

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    Around here so many electronic devices and all other kind of stuff gets thrown in the big bins near our complexes that I get all kind of stuff, it is a really valuable ressource.

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    This is what I found in apartment complex! Definitely worth looking in their dumpsters!


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