Some people collect magnets or some other souvenirs through their travels. This French photographer, who has traveled over 90 countries as of now, collects street litter bins pictures.

It started some 15 years ago: a pretty bin, a photograph, and it became a habit: during most her travels, she began photographing litter bins in the streets. Yes, trash cans. She shoots rubbish bins.

With those fantastic garbage bins out there, there is no excuse to put trash on the ground!

Fun facts about street litter bins:

⦁ bins often have eye-catching colors, and you can't miss them!

⦁ Bins in parks or close to trees are often green! Matching the environment.

⦁ Some cities or even countries seem to pick a similar shape for their street litter bins! Quite a landmark!

⦁ Some are matching the aesthetics of the area; some even look like perfect camouflage!

⦁ Some call for creativity and are really pretty!

This Netherlands-based photographer for the past 20 years brings awareness about traveling responsibly and ensuring to put litter in its place anywhere you go.

Think about the environment — leave nothing but footprints!

Like the bins? You can follow them on Instagram too! 

More info: myriamphoto.com | Instagram

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Agra, India

Agra, India

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Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan

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Pripyat (Chernobyl), Ukraine

Pripyat (Chernobyl), Ukraine

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malov alovi
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1 year ago

HI My name is Jonathan Demme, am from France i will brief you more oncei hear from you as soon as possible i will like to discuss with you,but not here in boredpanda email me to (dj76354641@gmail.com) With Regards Jonathan Demme

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Pristina, Kosovo

Pristina, Kosovo

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Chacabuco (Pinochet Jail), Chile

Chacabuco (Pinochet Jail), Chile

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Jericoacoara, Brazil

Jericoacoara, Brazil

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Paso Hito Cajon, Bolivia

Paso Hito Cajon, Bolivia

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Poenari (Dracula Castle), Romania

Poenari (Dracula Castle), Romania

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Skopje, North Macedonia

Skopje, North Macedonia

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jevais
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2 years ago

Lovely designed bench and paper basket.

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Masada, Israel

Masada, Israel

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jevais
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2 years ago

This is actually incredible, in middle of nowhere a garbage bin 🚮 though it's also great that there is one.

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La Havana, Cuba

La Havana, Cuba

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Roermond, Netherlands

Roermond, Netherlands

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jevais
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2 years ago

It looks like a round person walking off to market.

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Caño Blanco, Costa Rica

Caño Blanco, Costa Rica

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jevais
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2 years ago

Cleaver the back drop of the can to prevent that the garbage doesn't land in the river.

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Flores, Guatemala

Flores, Guatemala

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Tirana, Albania

Tirana, Albania

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Beira, Mozambique

Beira, Mozambique

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jevais
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2 years ago

Not much use.

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Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol, Cyprus

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic

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BananaAnna
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1 year ago

Fancy touches all around the trash can to consider.

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Paris, France

Paris, France

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Mwanza, Tanzania

Mwanza, Tanzania

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Playa Ancón, Cuba

Playa Ancón, Cuba

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

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jevais
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2 years ago

Incroyable these buildings, marvelous.

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Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi, Georgia

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Slytherin101
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1 year ago

I like the Parrot

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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jevais
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2 years ago

A drunk garbage bin.

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Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg, Germany

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BananaAnna
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1 year ago

Missed the target again.

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey

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Minsk, Belarus

Minsk, Belarus

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Beijing, China

Beijing, China

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb, Croatia

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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland

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Talinn, Estonia

Talinn, Estonia

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