The Toronto Lexicon – Garbage Terminology
public trash bins (p’b’lik trash binnz) The hundreds upon hundreds of receptacles placed on sidewalks and in parks to accept refuse and keep the city clean, and which—owing to the cost of landfilling—ought never to be used.
disposable coffee cup (dis-PØ’zebl kawfi kup) 1. The reason public trash bins were invented. 2. The worst thing that ever happened to public trash bins. (See public trash bins)