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28 Cool Things People Threw Away That Became Treasure For Others

These are awesome finds!

The US has a huge wastage issue, especially on food. About a third of the food supply ends up in the dumpster and many companies would rather throw out completely fine products just because they were outdated or began to yellow. Dumpster diving began as a ‘low-class’ activity for those plagued with poverty. But today, it’s quite an interesting activity where you can find all sorts of things, like a pair of Gucci shoes.

Best part of it? Some are not even secondhand and brand new!

$175 watch with a broken clasp. The watch repair said it wasn’t broken, they just didn’t know how to work the self adjusting clasp.

miserlymistress

Tenants in my apartment complex got evicted. Left this in the dumpster. Just needs to be cleaned up a little.

woosterben

It weighed a million tons, because those pillars are real marble.

Literary_Octopus

Got this side table from the curb. Broken top. 3 hours and €4 worth of rope and glue later…

keepmedreaming

Wife (me): “Just get in and get it the case might be worth something, plus I have a feeling.” It’s a Mendini MV300.

After a $35 part, 55″ Curved Samsung 4K TV saved from the dumpster works like new!

Macdaddyfucboi

Found a $400 Carol Brass trumpet.

Cult7Choir

Brand new things from a nearby pharmacy, donated to a local charity.

iver-running

Mid-century American Tourister suitcases.

Helenback11

What nice haul today.

Cult7Choir

An old set of compass, telescope and magnifier.

GlamourDDive

What an amazing vintage furniture fine.

Tk_dragon, Protius91

Got this set from the side of the road with the note: “Free, I’m vegan.”

Baristasaint

Got a miniature iJuke music box from the dumpster of an apartment complex.

Disaster_Plan

Easily cleaned the dirt on toe and this $1150 Gucci shoes looks all fine now.

likeringsandroses

Found six IKEA chairs on the side of the road.

bmwillett1

Found a 65″ TV that works perfectly fine with the remote taped to it.

ksandbergfl

Our first find and we’re both thrilled.

Mauhg

This is a 150-year medical book.

2b32

Got an almost 100-year-old ashtray.

BerksCtyColl

Boyfriend found this and I cleaned the leather with vinegar and lineseed oil on the wood.

ExTweakerNewSneakers

It’s a 14k handmade gold ring that’s worth about $200 with glass stone. Plus these tiny hands.

breafkastfordinner

Husband and I went for dumpster diving for the first time and it was fun.

randomchic123

This MacBook Pro and iPod both work really fine still, but they were thrown away.

big-b1, gruntbug

Found two gift cards in the of a local thrift shop and both has $100 in them.

UrbanRelicHunter

Found a real 14k yellow gold with tanzanite gem in the middle with 23 real diamonds.

jamieden

Found this $200 saxophone and will sell it for my class fees.

merinox

Found money in an old backpack.

somewhere_pheen

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