I was talking with my boyfriend about how I’m going to have to shop for a new baby mattress (what I use as a dog bed) and realized I view trash picking the same way as many do going to a shopping mall. The streets not yet passed with the garbage truck are my shopping mall. I sincerely was thinking ‘shopping’, and in my head I’m cruising the neighborhood, window shopping for trash. Sometimes I take an item home, sometimes I don’t. The whole ‘needs’ vs ‘wants’ items falling into play…at least with everyday items.
I don’t like to trash pick non-submersible items (i.e. what I can’t put in a washing machine ) – see prev post about bugs & critters here (http://wp.me/pZyJ6-43), but baby mattresses do hold up well for our dog – this last one held for about two years.
How about you? Are there certain items you are reluctant to or won’t trash pick?