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Check out this Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) on trash. Learn about trash DIY recipes, trash (garbage) island, fishing trash, how to get trash & garbage, and more!!!

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How To Get Trash (Garbage) Efficiently

Get By Fishing


Trash can be obtained by fishing it up from bodies of water, including rivers, the ocean, and ponds. Trash can be found mixed in with fish, making it somewhat hard to specifically target for farming.

Trash You Can Fish Up

StoneStoneVery Small
Empty CanEmpty Can Small
bootsBoots Medium
TireTire Large

Can't Fish Up Using Bait

Fish Bait is an item which forces a fish to be caught on your hook. Naturally, if you use this item, you won't be able to fish up garbage!

Make A Garbage-Filled Pond!

Garbage Pond

↑ The waterfall river's flow moved to the right, so we created a pond to the left.

Although you'll need to unlock Island Designer Tool to do so, you can actually create a pond filled with exclusively garbage! First check the direction the waterfall is moving, then create a 3x4 pond in the opposite direction! This will fill the pond with trash.

Note that you'll have to enter a house or store briefly to reset the fish on the island to get this to work right.

> Other Pond/Lake Design Ideas

Plunder Trash Island

No Bug Island

One particular Mystery Island has only trash in all its water - there are no fish to be found. This may sound like you lost the Island Lottery spectacularly, but this can in fact be a great opportunity to stock up on all the garbage you'll need to make DIY Trash recipes.

Trash DIY Recipes

ItemHow To GetMaterials
Recycled-can thumb pianoRecycled-Can Thumb Piano Get from a bottle
Learn from a villager
Empty Can ×1
Wood ×1
Iron Nugget ×1
Succulent PlantSucculent PlantGet from a bottle
Learn from a villager
Weeds ×10
Empty Can ×1
Tire toyTire Toy Fish up a tire onceTire ×1
Tire StackTire StackFish up a tire 3 timesTire ×3
Lunar RoverLunar RoverGet from CelesteStar Fragment ×10
Iron Nugget ×10
Tire ×4
Recycled bootsRecycled BootsFish Up GarbageBoots ×2
Trash bagsTrash BagsFish Up GarbageEmpty Can ×1
Boots ×1
Tire ×1
Garbage heap WallGarbage Heap WallFish Up GarbageEmpty Can ×2
Boots ×2
Tire ×2
Garbage Heap FlooringGarbage Heap FlooringFish Up GarbageEmpty Can ×2
Boots ×2
Tire ×2

Learn By Fishing Up Garbage

The majority of recipes above can be obtained simply by fishing up garbage. Keep fishing in your special trash-pond or on trash isle to get all recipes!

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Anonymous 3

Cant put trash in pond:(

Anonymous 3

Cant put trash in pond:(

Miyu 2

How do you check which direction the waterfall's flow if going ?

Jack 1

do trash ponds still work?? my friend and I have both been unable to get them working despite much experimentation

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