Remove Recycle bin in Windows 7 using GPEdit (Group Policy Editor)
Recycle bin from Windows 7 Desktop can easily be removed using gpedit. This setting removes the Recycle Bin icon from the desktop, from Windows Explorer, from programs that use the Windows Explorer windows, and from the standard Open dialog box.
- Open Run Dialogue Box (Win + R) and type gpedit.msc
- Navigate to Local Computer policy > User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Desktop in left hand side pane.
- Select Remove Recycle Bin policy icon from Desktop setting from right side pane.
- Open it and enable it to Remove Recycle Bin.
- Press OK
Note: To make changes to this setting effective, you must log off and then log back on.