Freegans and Freecycle fans might enjoy the latest Google mashup: GarbageScout. Think Google maps, mobile phones, and free stuff in the garbage.

Here’s the skinny:

New York City’s streets are full of interesting and potentially useful things that have been thrown out.

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If you see something good, snap a picture of it with your camera phone, and email it to GarbageScout. It will go up on the home page and others can go and get it.

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This will reduce landfill, save people money, and clean up the streets.

(Via WC)