- 1 (for kitchen refuse etc) (BrE) cubo (m) or (CS) tacho (m) or (Méx) bote (m) or (Col) caneca (f) or (Ven) tobo (m) de la basura; (wastepaper basket) (BrE) papelera (f), papelero (m), caneca (f) (Col)(litter bin)papelera (f), basurero (m) (Chi, Méx, Ven) , caneca (f) (Col)More example sentences
- Bin wagons, rubbish bins and boxes are all in line for a major shake-up to smooth the way for kerbside recycling.
- The level of organisation is very impressive, though I'm not sure about the symbolism of the count supervisors using an empty ballot box as a rubbish bin.
- He pointed it out to me and I walked across to the bin and deposited the package of shells.
- 2 (for grain) granero (m); (for coal) carbonera (f); (for goods in shop) cajón (m)More example sentences
- There have also been problems with the brown bin or composting bin service, with a handful of households contaminating it with dead animals and non-recyclable waste.
- We have a worm farm and compost bin, have planted fruit trees and vegetables and plan to plant up an area of natives next week.
- The scheme is designed to encourage residents to take part in council schemes, which include a compost bin offer and nappy laundering services.
- 1 (discard) tirar a la basura, botar a la basura (AmL exc RPl)More example sentences
- Hence the string of television programmes that have been commissioned of late showing people binning their PAYE existence, going out on a limb and living by their own wits.
- Unfortunately, I'd recently stocked on this stuff and so had to put the case for phasing a new (yet to be announced) brand in rather than binning it all.
- Dr Oppenheim said: ‘I think the director dealt with the responses in a very restrained manner when she could have just binned them.’
- 2 (reject) rechazar* the whole project was binned el proyecto íntegro fue reachazado