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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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Pallavi Kelkar, 50, an Oud Metha resident, who signed and endorsed the signature campaign, says she supported the campaign because people need a recycle bin in this area.
Of course, your best solution is to do all your deleting through the Recycle Bin, and think twice before you empty it.
These recycle bins are meant for recycling aluminium cans, bottles, paper or tetra packs.
It appears Averda made the sudden recycling change after last Wednesday's investigation, in which 7DAYS videotaped bin collections to show how recycle bins are emptied into the back of the same bin lorries as regular waste which are taken to landfill.
Dubai Dubai has taken another step towards its goal to be a green city and the latest initiative is to provide as many as 3,700 waste recycle bins free of cost to households in the emriate.
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.
So we left our phone number and the lady called back saying we would be getting all of the recycle bins within 30 days.
Hauler empties the recycle bins and workers at the materials recovery facility sort the recyclables.