A wastebasket, as used to discard trash in an office. Generally depicted as a silver, wire-mesh container. Also known as a wastepaper basket, trash/garbage can, or rubbish bin.
Commonly used for various content concerning literal and figurative waste. May also be used in the context of basketball. Sometimes paired with 🔥 Fire as a visual representation of the slang expression dumpster fire ("chatoic situation").
Samsung’s design depicts a metal can/bin with a lid, as used for outdoor garbage—or lived in by Oscar the Grouch. Not to be confused with 🧺 Basket.
📅 Wastebasket was approved as part of Unicode 7.0 in 2014
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.