Remove Recycle bin from desktop
[Works with Windows XP]
1.Goto Start->Run. Type "Gpedit.msc" & hit "Ok".
2.In the "Group Policy" Screen that appears, navigate to to User configuration->Administrative Templates -> Desktop (Click the plus sign).
3.Now select the option "Removes Recycle Bin icon from the desktop" .Right click ->Properties-> Enabled.
4.Press OK & Close. Now refresh the desktop & the Recycle bin is gone.
The functionality of the recycle bin is still available by other methods.Only the icon is removed.