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Coghlan’s Pop-Up Camp Trash Can : Perfect for our camping site

Made out of a tarp like material. Great when the wind was blowing 20mph and everyone else’s trash was flying everywhere. Need to figure out what size trash bags to use. We went commando and had to wash it out afterwards.

It’s really easy to use, just pops up. I wish it had 2 more toggles on it, it tends to want to pop open. If it had 4 toggles instead of 2 i’d give it a 5 star rating. You will need to use the black outdoor garden trash bags in it, it’s huge. I’m glad to get rid of the office-sized trash can we were using. This takes up a lot less space in packing and holds a lot more trash. Also has a zipped top, pretty cool if you aren’t ready to throw trash away.

Coghlan’s Pop-Up Camp Trash Can

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  • Spring loaded for easy pop-up camp trash can is lightweight and easy to carry; helps keep campsite, recreational and other use areas clean
  • Portable and easy to carry container is made of durable and easy to clean polyethylene material
  • Bin features fully zippered top; easily collapses to store with the two Velcro straps
  • Fits 30 gallon trash bags
  • 19.5 x 24 inches (WxH); empty weight of 1.6 pounds

For a large family camping trip and it works great. Perfect size for a garbage bag. We brought this for a large family camping trip and it works great. Perfect size for a garbage bag. Folds up nicely to allow for compatibility. Keeps the campsite clean and not overflowing garbage in smaller cans.

This is really a good size for camping. There’s handy pocket on the top for garbage bags and it seals up pretty tight for storing inside the camper at night. (note: even though it seals up well, i still worry about critters so i bring it in at night. ) it’s also easy to hose out after a long camping trip. I give this an a+ for design. I cannot comment on durability because i’ve only used it a few times; however, so far it has held up well – even after a torrential downpour.

Sturdy can, good size for camping with a group. Great size, and love that it can be staked down in high winds. We had a rain storm that puddled on top of this thing, but kept all the garbage inside dry (yay?). Seems sturdy and well built overall. One thing i didn’t see mentioned is that the lid has an area for storing spare garbage bags in. This works great, but be sure to take out the cardboard before you use it. We didn’t, and after the rain the paper glued itself inside the lid and looks pretty bad. My only complaint is the little hooks that keep it compressed for storage are terrible, and it frequently expands when in storage or in the trunk. Camco has a good example of a simple carrying case with velcro straps, i’m much happier with that design for storage.

Coghlan’s Pop-Up Camp Trash Can : I bought this to take car camping – i love how compact it folds down. I bought this to take car camping – i love how compact it folds down. Something to note though, is that it’s too big for a regular kitchen trash bag to fit by folding over the sides (we used clothespins to hold it up on the one side). This would be great for the bigger trash bags, like the contractor ones or ones used for landscaping. It’s also convenient that it has a lid that zippers close. We still tend to take our trash to the dumpsters before going to sleep for the night, but it’s good for rain and critters when you are just leaving camp for a while.

Brilliant design and excellent versatility. Bought a few of these for a family reunion — 1 for recycle, 2 for garbage — and used 33 gal. (they event was bear-, squirrel- and racoon-free, so i can’t speak to how they stand up to critters. ) after the event, the trash cans flattened to store easily in the garage without adding to the clutter. They don’t stay long in retirement, however, and have been used for such things as transport and temporary storage. Most recently they helped a teen on the way to college sort through what to take, throw away and donate when boxes took up too much space in her room.

Very durable and easy to store. . I had a few material pop-up trash cans that could not endure the abuse i put them through. I now have two of these and the one used for yard waste has yet to get punctured by large sticks and debris thrown in it. I line it with a plastic trash bag and hold it in with clothes pins. Once it’s filled, i tie off the trash bag and dump it upside down to get the bag out. Though the plastic bag is usually punctured numerous times by the contents, the nylon bag is unaffected. They compact so flat and with the ties on the ends, they are convenient to take everywhere and store easily. I’m now considering getting more to cover my plants when we have a frost or freeze.

For a large family camping trip and it works great. Perfect size for a garbage bag. We brought this for a large family camping trip and it works great. Perfect size for a garbage bag. Folds up nicely to allow for compatibility. Keeps the campsite clean and not overflowing garbage in smaller cans.

Works well for storing seasonal decorations. I use this to store holiday wreaths and garland. I cut cardboard between layers to keep the wreaths from getting crushed, and it works really well. Way less expensive than some of the storage options made specifically for wreaths. It seems to be sturdy enough to last, but i haven’t had it very long so i can’t comment on its durability. Be sure to measure your wreaths before you order. The 19 inch diameter wouldn’t work for storing large outdoor wreaths.

Keeps the bees & flies from swarming your garbage at your campsite. Love that it has the zip lid. That is very necessary to keep flies and bees away from your campsite when you want an outdoor camp trash can for all the group meals we have. If there was a way to keep the bag open and attached inside the trash can then it would indeed be perfect, but instead we have to tuck the bag down inside to zip up at night or whenever needed and then pull it back up and wrap around the outside when it’s going to get heavy use so then you do need to keep it unzipped. But it’s better than our previous solution to put a box or temporary cover over an open pop-up camp trash can. Now i can use the other one to collect recyclables to take home. Life will get truly better when texas state parks start having a recycling bin.

Keeps the bees & flies from swarming your garbage at your campsite. Love that it has the zip lid. That is very necessary to keep flies and bees away from your campsite when you want an outdoor camp trash can for all the group meals we have. If there was a way to keep the bag open and attached inside the trash can then it would indeed be perfect, but instead we have to tuck the bag down inside to zip up at night or whenever needed and then pull it back up and wrap around the outside when it’s going to get heavy use so then you do need to keep it unzipped. But it’s better than our previous solution to put a box or temporary cover over an open pop-up camp trash can. Now i can use the other one to collect recyclables to take home. Life will get truly better when texas state parks start having a recycling bin.

Perfect for camping/beach trash can. Works perfect for camp trash can. In the past we would just tie a white (or black) trash bag to tree or whatever. This solves all sorts of issues with trash and situations where you would normally just have a trash bag tied to or laying on something. We use for camping, the beach, going to parks, yard clean up, etc. I do recommend putting a bag in there if you’ll be throwing away liquids or remnants of liquids or foods.

Made out of a tarp like material. Great when the wind was blowing 20mph and everyone else’s trash was flying everywhere. Need to figure out what size trash bags to use. We went commando and had to wash it out afterwards.

We bought this as a replacement for another one that we had that ended up covered in mold from years of use. This is much larger than we thought it was going to be, so that is a definite plus. It holds up well in the rain and wind. We do put a trash bag inside of it to help it last longer. The zippered top is great for when it rains.

Easily holds two full 13 gallon bags, or maybe three if you don’t stuff them full. Zipper top works well and keeps odors in. I use this in place of a traditional garbage can at home so that i can toss it in my car and take it to the dump and for that it works well. I’d highly recommend this for any camping needs, i think it would work very well for that purpose.

Good quality, compact & great addition to our camp. Love this as a great addition to our camp. It is a very good size, we used 33 gal bags and it worked great. For extra protection, we brought some binder clips to clip the sides. Awesome to have next to any food prep area. Surprisingly, we left the top open and had raccoons attack our camp table at night but they left the trash can alone. Not sure why but we were ecstatic. The material itself is pretty durable and good quality. It’s not the cheap mexico shopping bag feel some other cans and tarps have. You cannot zip it up without tucking the trash bag in the can. Overall we love it and not having to figure out how to hang a trashbag nor having to run to the dumpster after every meal.

I wanted to love this more and on face value it seems great. I wanted to love this more and on face value it seems great. We’ve used this style of popup trash cans for years while camping, and there are several brands. We got this one because it has a zip-top lid to keep bugs and pests out overnight. The trouble is, you can only zip it if you take the bag off the rim, which is kind of a pain to do regularly so we find ourselves not doing it much. Then there’s a pocket for trash-bag storage, but it’s on the lid itself. These cans are floppy no matter what brand you get. But putting the holder for bags in the lid makes the whole can sag if you have more than a couple in there (and while camping, you often want to change the bag at least every day or two). Finally, when folding it, other brands have velcro.

Great collapsable garbage can. This was the single biggest improvement to my car camping experience in 5 years. I was the envy of the white trashers who i camped around. They continued to come by and variably comment on my garbage can. Coghlan is my new go to brand for car camping accoutrements.

I shouldn’t love a trash can this much. I shouldn’t love a trash can this much, but i do. First of all, i thought this would be small enough to also be a car trash can. I laughed at how wrong i was. But it’s perfect for camping. My trash bags weren’t big enough to fit correctly, but that worked out because it allowed me to have a trash bag and recycling bag in one spot. Zips up to keep the bugs out, every camper should own one. If you keep it clean it doubles as great storage too for all the smaller camping accessories so you can make less trips to the car for packing.

Very durable and easy to store. . I had a few material pop-up trash cans that could not endure the abuse i put them through. I now have two of these and the one used for yard waste has yet to get punctured by large sticks and debris thrown in it. I line it with a plastic trash bag and hold it in with clothes pins. Once it’s filled, i tie off the trash bag and dump it upside down to get the bag out. Though the plastic bag is usually punctured numerous times by the contents, the nylon bag is unaffected. They compact so flat and with the ties on the ends, they are convenient to take everywhere and store easily. I’m now considering getting more to cover my plants when we have a frost or freeze.

While i haven’t used it yet, only set it up upon arrival to test it out, i can say without a doubt a few good things about it. It’s much better than hanging a trash bag on the slats of the picnic table. It’s much better than hanging a trash bag on the lantern pole at the campsite (and banging into it all day then having to find a new location when the sun sets). A fine addition added to my camping checklist.