Recycle bin is a separate location in Windows 7 Operating System. You will be able to find all the files which you have deleted from your computer during day to day computing life.
You will have to empty the files from recycle bin once in a week to free up the accumulated disk space. Normally, you will find an icon named Recycle Bin on the desktop. But sometimes you will not be able to view an icon on the desktop with the label Recycle Bin.
Follow the steps given below to locate Recycle Bin and to empty the contents on it in Windows 7
(1) Right click on the Taskbar and select Toolbars | Desktop option.
(2) You will find an option labelled Desktop on the Taskbar as shown below
(3) Click on the >> arrow and you will be able to view an option titled Recycle Bin.