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7 responses to “Don’t Eat This Trash Can”

  1. jamesn says:

    Doesn’t seem so odd really. The trash can is telling the user to not put consumable trash into it. You know like food. I’d guess there are other trash cans around that opposite labeling.

    Why two different sets of trash cans? The stuff in the can pictured goes to the land fill and/or gets recycled and the stuff in the other can goes to pig farmers or something similar.

    Just a bit of public school trivia.

  2. Gwyon says:

    Do you think trash cans labeled “glass” are made of glass?

  3. ????? says:

    can’t some things just be funny?

  4. Nate says:

    Maybe it’s warning other trash cans against their form of cannibalism?

  5. Karen says:

    Sadly, my thought is that the sign was for the homeless, letting them know that there might be chemicals or dangerous items, if people had also accidentally thrown food in there.

  6. Wes Mantooth says:

    This is just camoflage. The trash can is entirely edible, but preserves itself by notifying potential predators that it is not edible. Come on, didn’t you guys take biology in high school?

  7. Dan Brantley says:

    Wick,
    Thank you for the mention!
    And Wes, I have to add that the can was also using an offensive odor as part of its camouflage.
    Dan