Spoiler note: in the new update, the trash situation has a resolution already.More quests/events in the game. It could range from anything. A quest for the witch. Or to be Cupid for the other marriage candidates. It's known Clint likes Emily, Harvey likes Maru and so forth but it's a choice if you want to advance their relationship as in to give advice to him/her to further their relationship. Or to set up a date. And another is trash..you see the trash in some areas of stardew valley. Lewis even comments about it during the egg hunt that could be an event. You clean up the beach where Shane thinks to jump off (woah) and an option to fix the board where the flower dance is held like the beach.