The average person throws away about 3 kilograms (7 lb) of Garbage a day. While most of us moan and groan about taking out the garbage on Tuesday mornings, some people have found opportunity and even fortune in the trash we discard every day. Have you ever considered looking through your trash—or anyone else’s—for treasure? Would you be willing to think outside the box if you could make some serious money? As they always say, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Here are 7 average people who have made six figures or more from garbage.