Proposed features/Waste container

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Waste container
Status: Obsoleted (inactive)
Proposed by: averater
Tagging: amenity=waste_container
Applies to: node
Definition: a waste container for rubbish.
Drafted on:
Proposed on: *
RFC start: *
Vote end: *


There are tags for recycling places and for waste disposal stations. This tag is intended for smaller waste containers such as thos commonly found along foot paths in parks and other places.


The name "waste container" was choosen due to it being the name for such features in wikipedia. Other names are of course also appropriate and it could be changer to waste basket, trash can, waste bin or something else.


Icon of a waste container.


amenity=waste_basket is used 22,687 times worldwide according to tagwatch making this proposal obsolete.

See also