Dream about picking garbage is a portent for a loss in productivity. You need to acknowledge your old talents or ignite some of your younger spirit that you may have lost along the way. You may be feeling emotionally dirty or guilty and are trying to wash away the shame. The dream is a metaphor for your self-confidence, pride and conceit. Something that you had thought was left in the past is coming back to haunt you.
Picking garbage is a warning for your inability to care for yourself or your helplessness in reaching out to others. You are pursuing empty and fruitless endeavors. You may not be the one who is taking an issue seriously. Your dream indicates money or lack of in your pocket. All that anger you have suppressed is coming to the surface in a violent way.
Picking garbage in dream is a symbol for unwanted or rejected aspects of yourself. You feel that you are not being heard. Perhaps something in your life is not as satisfying as it could be. The dream points to arrogance and an inflated opinion of yourself. You are not giving an important task your full attention.
Dream about picking garbage points to hidden and embarrassing fears over some secret matters that you have not shared with anyone
You are losing your credibility and standing with others. After being alone for awhile, you are looking for a relationship. This dream denotes an argument or problem that is not valid. You are not taking good care of yourself.
Picking garbage represents some deception or big lie. You are trying to hide something that you find repulsive or that others may find unappealing. You are being misguided in some area of your life. This dream is a portent for your need to relax and let loose or that you need to settle down a little. You are lacking originality and initiative.