Binner

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Binner | Colloquialism | A person who collects returnable cans and bottles, and/or scrap metal from recycling and garbage bins. There have been attempts to legitimize this unique socio-economic niche activity vis-a-vis the United We Can bottle depot.

Usage: “I didn’t sleep last night because the binners were going crazy in the alley…”

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