πŸ—‘οΈ Wastebasket

πŸ—‘οΈ Description


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 πŸ”₯ 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.


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πŸ“… Wastebasket was approved as part of Unicode 7.0 in 2014 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

πŸ—’οΈ Alternative Names


Garbage Can, Rubbish Bin, Trash Can, Wastepaper Basket

πŸ–₯️ Codepoints


πŸ—‘ U+1F5D1
️ U+FE0F