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Rubbermaid Commercial BRUTE Trash Can, I’m doing the happy girl dance

Tough trash can for tough duty. Trash cans are not something we like thinking about, but they are an essential tool for modern life. They also take a real beating, from the trash thrown into them to the garbage men who dump them into trucks and toss them aside without a second thought about damaging one. They have to do that job year round too, whether we’re looking at over 100 degrees f. Or below freezing, in rain or sun, in calm weather or windy weather. We’ve had this trash can for about a month now, and it has my full confidence that this one will last for years. It looks as good as new despite its trips to the curb to be manhandled by garbage men who are in a hurry to dump it and move on. I didn’t bother buying the lid–they typically end up lost or in the street to be run over anyhow. We also store the cans on our carport, so i don’t have to worry about rain getting into the cans, so the lack of a lid is largely irrelevant. This trash can is tough, somewhat flexible, and very strong.

Strange to love a trash can – but i do. I love having a smaller can for yard clipping to haul around instead of the monster one on wheels the trash company hands out. This is sturdy and easy to grab a hold of. Then i just dump it in the big green one and move on.

I was a little worried about purchasing a new trash can. My other one was misplaced during a windstorm, and i was without a place to keep my refuse organized. It did an admirable job holding varying sorts of trash. However, i can say without reserve, that this rubbermaid can exceeds my old one in nearly every way. It’s sturdy, not too heavy, has easy-gripping handles, and is eye-catching (which really helps after it somehow ‘walks’ down to my neighbors place). In addition, not being a person owning a large-item carrying vehicle, having it delivered in a timely manner was a big plus. Good can delivered to the doorstep for a good price.

Key specs for Rubbermaid Commercial BRUTE Trash Can, 32 Gallon, Blue, FG263200BLUE:

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  • Professional-grade construction
  • All-plastic to resist rusting, chipping, and peeling
  • Dent-resistant
  • Molded handles
  • Reinforced Rims

Comments from buyers

“Great for fish tanks, This garbage can is NOT garbage, Worth the extra money for something that lasts”

You will get what you pay for. . Tough, sturdy can perfect for the yard waste i stuff into it. It has a reinforced bottom that looks like it won’t wear through as i drag it, on rough surfaces, to the curb for pickup. My previous roughneck cans did wear through rather quickly. A little more expensive than the roughneck, but you will get what you pay for.

Hard-working as a garden planter. I’m using this as a container garden for tomatoes and it is working out quite well (i bought 6). Drilling drain holes was easy and did not pose a problem for the integrity of the can. The white plastic reflects the hot sun and the 20-gallon capacity gives plenty of room for root development. The integral handles make for easy relocation, even loaded with soil and a huge tomato plant over 7 feet tall. I’ll definitely buy more for other vegetables next growing season. Research currently available on lldpe shows this plastic to be food-safe, and should be chemically stable in the sun.

We just received this trash can and just started using it. It seems to be quite sturdy. I do wish this trash can was sold with a lid. I did order what i thought was the correct lid (they both had the same lettering code). . However, it was not the correct lid. I had to send that lid back and ‘re-order’ another lid. I hope the new lid arrives soon because we need a lid. This produce should be offered with an option to purchase a lid. That way anyone needing a lid would get the correct fitting lid.

This is awesome – just look at itwhat more can you say, it is great. I also ordered a yellow rubbermaid self-draining lid to match (although i find it offensive that one should have to purchase garbage lids separately, as if nearly 100% of users don’t also use a lid). I was astonished, to be honest, at how quickly this came. It was sent from the company wayfair, and arrived at my door in only 2 days even though i didn’t order it prime – and the shipping was free. It was wrapped with some clear plastic tape across the top but no box, which was fine with me – no need for waste, as it is pretty massive. I am hoping to convert it into a rain barrel to water my plants (and possibly to distill my own water in emergencies) – but i have yet to get that far. For now, i am just happy that it is such a happy color. If i were a kid, i would probably want to roll down a small hill in it. Come to think of it, that sounds fun – i’m not sure if i can sit cross-legged inside it to roll forward, but i could definitely fit lying with my feet at the bottom if i could spin around that much without puking.

I bought two of the 10 gallon cans for my aquarium water changes (one for drain, one for new water). They are absolutely perfect, great little garbage cans and very sturdy. The 10 gallon is a great size if you have a 50 gallon tank or smaller and can be carried while full of water. A 20 gallon full of water would probably be too heavy for most people to lift. If you have a 100+ gallon aquarium i would recommend one of the larger cans with the wheels.

We just received this trash can and just started using it. It seems to be quite sturdy. I do wish this trash can was sold with a lid. I did order what i thought was the correct lid (they both had the same lettering code). . However, it was not the correct lid. I had to send that lid back and ‘re-order’ another lid. I hope the new lid arrives soon because we need a lid. This produce should be offered with an option to purchase a lid. That way anyone needing a lid would get the correct fitting lid.

Sturdy can in typical rubbermaid high quality – just what i needed to hold all my recycling for curbside pickup. . In our neighborhood, the trash company does not give us specific garbage and recycling containers – we can use whatever we want and they will pick it up. Most of our neighbors use open small bins for recycling, and during bad weather the small paper items end up blowing all up and down the street, so i really wanted to find a sturdy can with a lid that i could use for recycling. I looked around at a lot of listings here on amazon and decided to go with this garbage can in the bright blue color that is typical for recyclables. Unfortunately at the time they were out of the blue lid, so i got a green lid, which works fine. I’m really happy with this – typical of rubbermaid, it is sturdy and very nice quality and feels like it will last for a long time. When it’s filled up with my recyclables, it is plenty heavy that i don’t need to worry about it blowing over with normal winds. I’ll also mention that since i went with a garbage can that is not pre-labeled specifically for recycling, i felt that i needed to write something on the can to make sure the guys picking up the trash knew what was inside. I ended up getting this pentel white paint marker and it did a great job of marking the surface of this rubbermaid can. I am a top amazon reviewer and frequently receive discounts on items for the purpose of review, but this product is not one of those cases.

Tough trash can for tough duty. Trash cans are not something we like thinking about, but they are an essential tool for modern life. They also take a real beating, from the trash thrown into them to the garbage men who dump them into trucks and toss them aside without a second thought about damaging one. They have to do that job year round too, whether we’re looking at over 100 degrees f. Or below freezing, in rain or sun, in calm weather or windy weather. We’ve had this trash can for about a month now, and it has my full confidence that this one will last for years. It looks as good as new despite its trips to the curb to be manhandled by garbage men who are in a hurry to dump it and move on. I didn’t bother buying the lid–they typically end up lost or in the street to be run over anyhow. We also store the cans on our carport, so i don’t have to worry about rain getting into the cans, so the lack of a lid is largely irrelevant. This trash can is tough, somewhat flexible, and very strong.

Solidly built, should out live us. Solidly built and should last a long time. In truth, walmart carries these, and the lid is included in the price, at walmart. We are using it indoors, as a recycle bin, so not having the lid isn’t a miss, at this point.

Quality barrels that you can actually use. All the plastic barrels these days are getting paper thin and worthless it seems. Brute hasn’t cheeped out on materials and is still making a quality barrel. They are more expensive but 100% worth it. I have bought a bunch of these in a variety of colors for my landscaping business and abuse them pretty hard sometimes. Try filling the other barrels with mulch and carrying them around, you’ll rip the handles right off. I like them so much i’m going to copy my review to each color i bought.

I have a horse farm and use these in the paddocks and stalls as water buckets. Over the years, horses have managed to lean against, paw and generally destroy almost any other large trash can used for this purpose. On the other hand, every brute trash can i’ve ever bought over the years, including the ones outside in sun, wind and weather, is still in one piece and totally functional. If the price seems high, remember that you only have to buy them once with no worries about annual replacements. With that consideration, the brute containers are a great investment. Just remember that the lids are sold separately.

Excellent for holding water for fish tank water changes. Indestructible and can fully hold the weight of water all the way filled up. Miles better than any other trash can.

It’s hard to review a garbage can, and even harder to give it 5 stars, although this one might deserve 5. The matching lid keeps it securely closed, which is why i got a garbage can with a lid. The can and lid seem to be well made, and they are a decent value for the cost–they seem like they’ll last, and the small can and lid were reasonably priced. That’s pretty much all there is to say. Oh, the various nooks and crannies in the lid are a bit annoying–just more places for gunk to get caught. And this isn’t as convenient as a step-open garbage can, and often requires 2 hands to get the lid off because it locks, but i went with this one because there aren’t any parts to break, and i wanted to keep any creepy crawlies well out of it. I don’t get the sense this will break any time soon. Because of the shape it requires a pretty big garbage bag that is far too high for this squat receptacle.

Worth the extra money for something that lasts. As a former garbage man for 7 years i can say without a doubt these things are tanks. The rubbermaid brute cans will easily last as long as 4 or 5 sets of the best cans that you can pick up at wally world or the red bullseye. Not recommended for those in less that honest neighborhoods as they will go missing. Although i knew it when i bought them, i am only giving them 4 stars because they don’t come with lids. Price is still worth it, i just use my old lids.

I use this strong container for my workout equipment. I use this brute to store my weight lifting bars and attachments vs. It’s exactly what you expect from rubbermaid. You can get this with or without a snapping top. I would recommend getting the top cover obviously if it’s going to be used for trash or storage of items that need protection from the elements and security. But however you go, this is a seriously made product and i recommend it highly.

I use this to mix saltwater for my reef tanks to use during water changes. The brute trashcans won’t leech anything into the water and are incredibly sturdy. I’ve filled them to the top without any bowing or other issues. So far the salt water hasn’t had any impact on the heavy duty plastic.

It’s hard to review a garbage can, and even harder to give it 5 stars, although this one might deserve 5. The matching lid keeps it securely closed, which is why i got a garbage can with a lid. The can and lid seem to be well made, and they are a decent value for the cost–they seem like they’ll last, and the small can and lid were reasonably priced. That’s pretty much all there is to say. Oh, the various nooks and crannies in the lid are a bit annoying–just more places for gunk to get caught. And this isn’t as convenient as a step-open garbage can, and often requires 2 hands to get the lid off because it locks, but i went with this one because there aren’t any parts to break, and i wanted to keep any creepy crawlies well out of it. I don’t get the sense this will break any time soon. Because of the shape it requires a pretty big garbage bag that is far too high for this squat receptacle.

If you are in need of a trash bin that will last your lifetime here on earth. These rubbermaid commercial grade trash bins are highly durable, weather resistant, and work perfectly.Bought in gray and green with matching lids that fit tightly. Very well-made and i recommend to anyone who is in search of a one-time purchase for their trash cans/bins.

To see this at such a great deal i figured why not. For the price of this, it’s exactly what i wanted. Shopping at home depot or lowes you can be surprised how much trash containers will cost you. To see this at such a great deal i figured why not. It arrived very quickly, and it’s very durable. I planned to use it as a backup to my main trash container. After the other review saying how horrible it was i expected not too much but am glad with the purchase as it’s the perfect replacement to the one i have similar to it that is extremely beat up and ripped.

Just what i was looking for at good price.

If you are in need of a trash bin that will last your lifetime here on earth. These rubbermaid commercial grade trash bins are highly durable, weather resistant, and work perfectly.Bought in gray and green with matching lids that fit tightly. Very well-made and i recommend to anyone who is in search of a one-time purchase for their trash cans/bins.