- Rocks. Lots of rocks. The handle is broken because the rocks are too heavy.
- A crayola crayon.
- A Harry Potter scented marker.
- A sash from a scary Halloween costume.
- A glove from Living History Farms near Des Moines, Iowa. This hands-on museum has 4 working historic farm sites.
The basket itself is a bulk trash week find. People put out unwanted large items for bulk trash pickup, and other people come and take items before the pickup. Suburban recycling at its easiest.