Garbage truck

truck specially designed to collect small quantities of waste and haul the collected waste to a solid waste treatment facility

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.

A front-loading garbage truck in San Jose, California
A side-loading garbage truck in Aardenburg, The Netherlands
A back-loading garbage truck in Boinville-le-Gaillard, France

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.