Getting The Trash From The Garbage

From Willamette Week Online: (via DayPop)

The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office Prosecutor Mark McDonnell says that once you set your garbage out on the curb, it becomes public property.

After much debate, we resolved to turn the tables on three of our esteemed public officials. Each, in his or her own way, has endorsed the notion that you abandon your privacy when you set your trash out on the curb. So we figured they wouldn’t mind too much if we took a peek at theirs. We embarked on an unauthorized sightseeing tour of their garbage…