They contain various junk items such as clipboards, bottles, and shot glasses. They often contain around 4-9 caps and coffee mugs. They can even rarely contain Nuka-Colas, carton of cigarettes, and various ammunition (mainly .44 magnum rounds.)
- They can be found basically anywhere throughout the Wasteland both on the surface and underground.
- The majority of them are in stores, buildings, and alleys.
- Getting the Scrounger and Fortune Finder perks can increase the amount of caps and ammunition found in garbage cans.