If you spot interesting/useful thrown out stuff in the Bay area, send it on up to GarbageScout – “A found treasure map – a recycler’s dream, a cheapskate’s best friend, and a dumpster diver’s companion.
From your phone, email a picture of your find to “firstname.lastname@example.org”
In the body of the email type a description @ location.
For example: furniture old chairs@123 East Broadway
computer monitors look good @ west 79th street & broadway
bike wheels and parts @ 345 west 21st.