recycle bin


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recycle bin

(1) See e-cycling.

(2) Starting with Windows 95, a simulated garbage can used for deleting files and folders. The recycle bin keeps the files intact in case the user wants to restore them, but can be "emptied" from time to time to save disk space.

Drag and Drop
The icon of a file or folder is dragged to the recycle bin and released. Microsoft introduced the recycle bin as a humorous attempt at being politically correct for the 1990s instead of the trash can metaphor used in the Macintosh. See trash can.
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Of course, your best solution is to do all your deleting through the Recycle Bin, and think twice before you empty it.
It is fun interacting with people, especially in the signature campaign to get a recycle bin. I have deposited the old newspapers that I had collected to Emirates Environmental Group.
In the recycle bin you can put plastic bottles, plastic tubs, cans and papers, but not yoghurt cartons.
I have always disliked the idea of wasting and hoped there was some other alternative, unfortunately there are no recycle bins nearby and I think that's a mighty shame.
Across the capital, bin collectors for the Averda waste collection company have been instructed not to empty the green recycle bins, which have been moved away from the regular waste bins.
Attractive, colorful recycle bins are easy to use, and there are certified compostable bags available if you don't have bins.
The cost to local authorities of re-sorting so-called contaminated recycle bins is said to be the primary reason the vast majority of waste for recycling is being rejected.
Summary: Reader spots people dumping food in recycle bins
Why would we spend time and money to buy raffia strings to tie up the papers and carry the newspapers and transport them to the recycle bins, if not for the part in just doing our bit for the environment ; And why should some lazy staff who would rather spare themselves the trouble to carry the heavy load of newspapers get in the way of going green ; I would like to suggest that recycle bins that have bigger openings be used, and relevant staff be educated on the need to recycle and not take the easy way out.
"Oh no sir, please don't do that, let me contact the new company to see what their plans are." So we left our phone number and the lady called back saying we would be getting all of the recycle bins within 30 days.