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US Garbage Truck
A front-loading garbage truck in San Jose, California
Refuse truck collecting refuse in Aardenburg April 2009
A side-loading garbage truck in Aardenburg, The Netherlands
Collecte des ordures à Boinville-le-Gaillard 2 (cropped)
A back-loading garbage truck in Boinville-le-Gaillard, France

Garbage truck also known as dustcart, rubbish truck, dustbin lorry, bin lorry is a truck made to collect waste and then take it to a waste site such as a landfill. Garbage trucks can collect waste from the front, side or back of the truck.

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Garbage trucks are usually considered noisy and dirty due to the size and the fact that they carry garbage, also known as rubbish, waste, trash, junk.

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