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Trashfinds Has Inspired

Anybody who comes into contact with me for ANY period of time will learn that I am a proud, enthusiastic, trash picker.  I received a great compliment from a coworker, who has known me for a few years, and has … Continue reading

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Blown Away By Trash Picking Windmills!

Things have picked up since this post I started last night: The wind has been knocked out of my sails. Well, sort of. A friend needed a vacuum, which I found, but it didn’t work & try as they did, … Continue reading

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Establishing A Trash Picking Limit

< While I am aware trash picking dazzles & mesmerizes me, I really try to keep a lid on coming across as too much of a fanatical ‘join us’ ambassador. Yes, the topic comes up daily with me & virtually … Continue reading

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Spending Time Outside Of Our Comfort Zone

This past weekend, my boyfriend & I mingled with a good friend & his friends at a ‘pre-concert’ gathering (two things I’m really not into – large crowds & tailgating….). While we had an ok time, all I could think … Continue reading

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Public Education – Saving Taxpayer Money With Trash Picking

In a previous post, http://wp.me/pZyJ6-4v, Shopping The Trash Through Sales Circulars, I wrote about how I rarely buy new. However, I do occasionally enjoy ‘pricing’ items that I’ve found in the trash. Generally, I do this online, comparing new & … Continue reading

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Trash Picked Grandma’s Rocking Chair!

I trashpicked a friend/coworker’s grandmother’s chair. He had put it out to the curb about six months ago, and I picked it a few weeks ago at a house about five miles away from his. My co-worker works in a … Continue reading

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Trash Picking For Immediate Use Or Eventual Rehoming

I was talking with a coworker about how I’m limiting the finds I pick up to those I can immediately use, sell, or giveaway. She agreed it’s a good idea, but knows as much as I do it won’t last. … Continue reading

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Corporate Trash

My ultimate goal is to get to a point where I use things I would otherwise waste (like food wrappers, packaging, etc…) to make cool handicrafts & what-not (this would involve me, my boyfriend, and the middle of nowhere).   Until … Continue reading

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Average Conversation With Coworkers Regarding Trash…

I’m so used to seeing what people throw out, it’s rare to be surprised or shocked. Don’t get me wrong, I’m still always thrilled for the find. When I have discussions with people, they are always amazed at how much … Continue reading

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