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simplehuman Mini Round Step Trash Can – Always love their products

This can was the second can i got of the same style—one as a gift for my parents’ bathroom. The dog loves to take paper out of the open trash cans so i thought this would take care of that problem, and it has. You can definitely find cheaper, similarly styled cans, but they’re pretty wimpy. I like how these close, and the how the liners are ‘no show. ‘ they are not quite 100% no show unless you get them perfect, so if that sort of thing bothers you, i’d suggest skipping it. Even if you don’t use a liner, the inner bin is removable, so it makes emptying and cleaning easy. I have had my can (in white) well over a year and am still using the 3 free bags that were included. They’re fine if there’s nothing gross on them. I have a tiny bathroom, and it was a real change to me to not have to look at my trash.

Wish it was a little more bottom heavy – serves it’s purpose. This item is good for the money. It is a little small / not so heavy. When you step on it to throw something away, the trash can will shift a little. Definitely keeping it and it’s serves its purpose – just wish it was a little more study or bottom heavy.

Ordered 2 of these because of the small size. One had a dent on top and the other has small dings on the sides. It was packed good in the box. I guess it’s so thin it is easy to dent. Perfect size for where we need them. Here are the specifications for the simplehuman Mini Round Step Trash Can:

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  • Strong steel pedal
  • Removable inner bucket
  • Stable operation for big can feel
  • Finger-print proof
  • 10-year warranty
  • Available custom fit liners for a perfect fit – Code A

Too loud, lid slams shut unlike the other brand i have. Works okay, the one i bought from sams club is much better but i couldn’t find it again so had to go with this one. The lid slams down, which is loud and annoying. It looks okay although it should be just a little bit larger like the one i bought at sams club. If you can find one that shuts slowly and quietly get it instead of this one. If you don’t mind the very small size and the noise its okay. Thankfully this is in my guest bathroom so it’s not used much.

Nice and attractive, but step is no use. Looks very nice and attractive. Only issue is that it will tip over when you step on it to open the lid. So the step is no use at all, because if the can is full, you will spill everything on the floor. So you have to lean over and open the lid with your hands.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Nice and attractive, but step is no use
  • Too loud, lid slams shut unlike the other brand I have
  • Better than advertised. Built to last and backed by warranty! Kid friendly and fingerprint proof. Buy one for every room.

Really contains any smells. . We bought this for our diapers and to put used wipes in. It does a good job containing the odor. We were so happy with this that we purchased as second can. The only con is that the working parts of the pedal are plastic. These types of trash cans tend to have issues with their lid/pedal mechanism, so i was disappointed when i saw that the key part of trash can was plastic. Whether it holds up waits to be seen. If it holds up then it is a good trash can. I have been using this for 3 months and have been happy with its performance.

This is a cute little trash can but it does not hold very much in my opinion. Also, i do buy special bags for it but i don’t get the simple human ones because you can get them cheaper elsewhere. I like the look of this trash can and bought it because it matches my bathroom decor.

Have you ever ‘bin’ in love?. I have had this bin for quite a while now, and i couldn’t be happier. I see complaints that it is too small, but how big can you expect a 1. If you have ever seen a gallon jug of milk, you should have a pretty good rough estimate to go on. The can is just under 12 inches high, and 7. 5 inches across, not counting a couple inches for the hinge and foot pedal. Inside is a separate plastic bin that is quite sturdy, and easy to clean. It uses simple human brand liners (size a) if you want a perfect fit, which are the kind of liners that have the handles that pull out and close the bag, which i also really like. I pull these up until the bag closes and tie a simple knot, then i kind of pinch the top and wrap each handle twice around in opposite directions a little below the top, which gives it a pretty much airtight seal.

This is the perfect size trash can for bathroom. Not so small that you have to empty it ever few days, but not so big that it overshadows the room. Mine sits neatly by a pedestal sink and blends nicely with the decor. You barely notice it’s there. What i like best about the can is the design of the inner liner means that the plastic liners are completely hidden from view. Nothing looks worse than a nice trash can spoiled by an ugly shopping bag liner hanging out the top. Yes, you have to buy the simple human trash can liner (look for the 4. 2 gallon size) but it’s a small price to pay for a streamlined look.

Too loud, lid slams shut unlike the other brand i have. Works okay, the one i bought from sams club is much better but i couldn’t find it again so had to go with this one. The lid slams down, which is loud and annoying. It looks okay although it should be just a little bit larger like the one i bought at sams club. If you can find one that shuts slowly and quietly get it instead of this one. If you don’t mind the very small size and the noise its okay. Thankfully this is in my guest bathroom so it’s not used much.

Have you ever ‘bin’ in love?. I have had this bin for quite a while now, and i couldn’t be happier. I see complaints that it is too small, but how big can you expect a 1. If you have ever seen a gallon jug of milk, you should have a pretty good rough estimate to go on. The can is just under 12 inches high, and 7. 5 inches across, not counting a couple inches for the hinge and foot pedal. Inside is a separate plastic bin that is quite sturdy, and easy to clean. It uses simple human brand liners (size a) if you want a perfect fit, which are the kind of liners that have the handles that pull out and close the bag, which i also really like. I pull these up until the bag closes and tie a simple knot, then i kind of pinch the top and wrap each handle twice around in opposite directions a little below the top, which gives it a pretty much airtight seal.

We use this trash can as a diaper pail, and it works great. It looks nice, traps the smell, and has a removable insert that is easy to wash if need be. My only complaint is it’s a bit smaller then i thought it’d be. With size 4 diapers it fills up pretty quick, and has to be emptied every single night. I wish it was just maybe 2 more inches wider in diameter and 4 more inches tall, then it’d be about perfect. The arm & hammer diaper pail held about 3x more diapers, but the inserts for that pail is about the same price as this entire trash can, so after spending $40 on refill bags we finally bailed and grabbed this. Plastic bags from the grocery store make a great liner for this.

All very tiny to small but still useful if you want to hide unsightly brushes and plungers. Cute, bought the whole set – trash can, toilet brush, plunger. All very tiny to small but still useful if you want to hide unsightly brushes and plungers.

We use it for a small can outside for dog poo. It’s perfect and blends in well with our deck. Also looks nice, i would totally use it inside in a bathroom or something if that’s what i had bought it for.

I really like this trash bin. I really like this trash bin. It was purchased because our kittens were keep picking out qtips from the bin next to my vanity. It prevents the kittens from taking things out from the bin so far. I purchased one more for the bathroom. I really love the color, too.

I love simplehuman products and have owned several. Bought this little can because our elderly dog decided to start pulling stuff out of the old trash can and leave it strewn across the bathroom. A can with a lid was a real must.I read the reviews and, although a little put off by the ones showing cans with dings and dents on arrival, decided to take a chance. The one i ordered arrived in perfect condition. The sound of the lid closing is diminished a little by the liner, so it’s not as loud as i expected. I did need to move it out a bit from the wall, to avoid having the lid smack the wall every time i stepped on the pedal. Still, a very nice product that looks great and performs well.

Needs more weight in the bottom tp keep it from tipping. . Nice looking but cheaply made. Doesn’t have enough weight in the bottom so using the foot pedal when empty tips the can. I doubt the thin coat of paint will last long.

This garbage can is almost perfect. My new dog loves trash and we replaced our open top can in the bathroom with this one. Like other reviewers, it is loud if you don’t close it slowly. Which is hard when you are using your foot. Nothing some fabric or putty can’t fix. Although i don’t mind the finger prints on it, which is expected when its stainless steel, i don’t like the false advertising. There is a sticker on the can that says ‘finger-proof’ with a picture of a hand and a print. There are going to to be prints.

Needs more weight in the bottom tp keep it from tipping. . Nice looking but cheaply made. Doesn’t have enough weight in the bottom so using the foot pedal when empty tips the can. I doubt the thin coat of paint will last long.

Perfect small size for our guest bathroom. Hides unwanted sights and smells. Quality material and easy step to open. Keeps our dog from getting into garbage too.

Mine came well packaged with no dents or scratches. Looks great and chic in the bathroom. Love how the lid conceals my filthy makeup removing wipes and i can walk into the bathroom without the sight of used tissues and what not. Only down side is that it doesnt come with a mechanism where you can also nicely conceal the sight of the trash liner. I take the extra time to stuff in the liner so i only have the sight of a nice looking waste basket.

Summary
Review Date
Reviewed Item
simplehuman Mini Round Step Trash Can, White Steel, 4.5 L / 1.2 Gal
Rating
4.5 of 5 stars, based on reviews
Price
$19.99