trash can

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trash′ can`

a container for the disposal of dry waste matter.
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Noun1.trash can - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collectedtrash can - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
bin - a container; usually has a lid
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The medical examiner in that case has ruled Bland's death a suicide by hanging; Waller County officials have said that a trash can liner was found around Bland's neck at the time of her July 13 death.
Known for its iconic pedal trash can, Vipp partnered with German fashion brand Lever Couture for a collection of trash cans called Trashion.
The task force is proposing that all residents have one trash can and one recycling can, Young said.
The current trash cans are converted into office paper recycling bins, and the plastic liner is removed before using the old trash can as a recycling bin.
People "don't buy it because it's a trash can, but because it's a piece of furniture, a fashion statement," said Egelund, president of Vipp Inc.
But when that waste is an improvised explosive device placed in a public trash can, waste can certainly make haste.
The product, the Trash Can Dumper, lifts containers 45 degrees above the dumpsters and works by a hand crank and push button.
has partnered with the community's "Welcome Wagon" program to boost business for his store by providing a free 32gallon trash can to all residents new to the Alpine area.
For higher-end, better-designed models, consumers can expect to pay over $150 for a quality trash can," said a spokeswoman for Organize.
We need the municipality to put a trash can next to every shop and people must put trash cans next to their homes," said Tawfiq.
Brabantia, for example is expanding its fingerprint-proof finish from its trash can line to laundry care.