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simplehuman Slim Touch Bar Trash Can, Great bin – bring back BLACK please.

A lot more than i thought i would ever spend on a trash can, but worth every penny so far. Easy to open and i like that it only closes when i manually close it, when i am done and ready. The lid is heavy enough: the smell stays inside. The hard plastic liner inside the main can has ‘air vents’ that lets me use the full capacity of the bag and also the lips of the bag wrap around the liner which keeps the trashcan looking nice and blend in the kitchen like another appliance. Planning on using it for a long time.

I really loved the red retro simplehuman trash can i had but, alas, somehow roaches made their way into my house and decided the base of that can would be their favorite place. I was horrified and so disapointed. So, loving simplehuman quality i did some shopping and found this roachproof model.

Replacing a similar simplehuman can that i’ve had for 8 years. Very sleek looking and easy to use. I had a stockpile of the n-sized bags and they work perfectly – like them better than the recommended size. They’re a little larger and easier to get on the inner can. Also love the little ledge in the can that lets you prop the inner can up a few inches for liner changes – genius.

I don’t particularly like this trash can, although i am giving it five stars because it is not due to the quality of the can. The can works great, looks nice and functions well. My previous trash can was also simple human, but it had a step-opening mechanism. Every time you want to open the can, you have to use the touch bar and then close it, a lot less convenient. It would be great if they could make this can with a touch bar and a pedal. I read somewhere that you can open this by pressing your hip against it – not in my experience. Also, it says that it doesn’t show fingerprints – also very untrue – i am constantly wiping the off fingerprints. Lastly, this trash can is very large in volume and would be good for large families that can fill it up quickly. If you don’t produce a lot of trash and it takes a while to fill it up, then you will have a lot of stinky trash sitting in our house, or you will have to take it out before the bag is full.

Don’t let the price scare you off. This top of the line container adds a nice accent to your kitchen as well as perfect function. It also will use any type of standard kitchen bags and the inner liner is built to prevent air pockets when you replace the liner,.

Love this trashcan and wish i bought it years ago. . Even if it was expensive, it’s worth it.

What a fantastic garbage can. I’ve had it for a while now, and iove everything about it. I like the plastic liner with slots so that air doesn’t get trapped. The can even comes with its own serial number.

Key specs for simplehuman Slim Touch Bar Trash Can, 40 L / 10.5 Gal-Metallic:

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  • EASY-OPEN TOUCH-BAR- Easy to open from any angle — just tap with your elbow, bump with your hip or nudge with your knee.
  • SLIM, SPACE-SAVING SHAPE – Designed to make the most of tight spaces.
  • SMOOTH AND EVEN LID OPENING – Unique dampers and precisely angled springs control the lid so it opens smoothly and evenly.
  • STAY-OPEN LID – The lid stays open for as long as you like — perfect for food prep or longer chores.
  • BIG, WIDE OPENING – Specially shaped hinge moves up and out of the way for the widest opening possible without letting the lid hit the wall.
  • LIFT-OFF LID – Lid lifts off easily for a quick liner change.
  • FINGERPRINT-PROOF FINISH – Resists smudges to keep stainless steel shiny.
  • ENHANCE YOUR TRASH EXPERIENCE – Extra-strong and durable Codes M custom fit liners fit this can perfectly for a cleaner trash experience.
  • 10.2″W x 16.9″D x 28″H – 41.5″ with lid open

Comments from buyers

“Trashcan Nirvana
, Awesome trash can, but I would have picked a different one
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It has a big enough opening so i have no problem put things in it that i am throwing away. The last trash can i had the open was much smaller and sometime i would spill things on the floor instead of getting them in the trash can. The slim touch bar trash can is easy to open and being slim it fits in a smaller area. I have it beside my fridge and i don’t bump into it like i did my other trash can.

This is the best trash can i’ve ever owned. I thought it was crazy to spend that much on something i use to put trash in, but this was totally worth it. Everyone has noticed it and how much nicer it looks, and i love that i just have to tap the bar to open it. Personally, i prefer that the lid stays open until i’m ready to close it, i’m not so lazy that i can’t close a lid.

Can a kitchen waste can be secksy?. Why, yes it cani’ve been looking for a replacement kitchen trash can for quite some time and have been quite aggravated that the available designs are either too fussy or impractical for one reason or another. I never wanted to spend this much money on a waste can but i simply couldn’t find a decent trash can in the lower price range. I’m also dead set against electronics to open a waste bin. What i require is a simple design that is sturdy, with a lid that will stay open when needed and with a design and structure that won’t go defunct after a short time due to some type of cheap spring system or other design flaw not meant to last long. So i kept coming back to this can again and again before finally making the purchase. Although all our other trash cans in the past have opened from the wider side, i realized this design was a better fit for our kitchen layout. It is a nice option although they do have the same style trash can that opens from the wide side if you prefer. This can is visually appealing, well planned in the design and sturdy enough that i doubt i will need to replace it in my lifetime. So i was able to justify the higher price.

I needed a new stainless kitchen trash can. Had a simple press open and close lid. So, i wanted something similar. Found the simple human version that you press to open and it stays up. Cost more than twice what i paid for my old one, but if it lasts 10 years then it is money well spent. Has nice features that make changing the bags easier. Seems to resist fingerprints too. It is taller than my old one. I can’t keep it in the same spot because the utensil drawer can’t open over it. So, now i’ve got it way on the other side of the kitchen which is very inconvenient. I never thought to look at the height measurement.

Mainly:-hinge still works like new, opens fast-have yet to see any rust/age in the steel. Metal looks like new-have yet to even have one of the oem-brand bags break or even leak (not for lack of trying- multiple broken glass bottles, sharp-edged packaging have been shoved into these bags, whatever plastic they use, is better ime than the name brand trash bags). Has a great slim profile that allows me to keep it in a handy spot without it interfering with an adjacent high traffic area. The internal liner if the trash can is well designed, makes it very easy to remove, and if need be is easily carried to get your trash outside before removing the bag. Also designed to allow the bag to wrap around the edge so that the bag is totally hidden once you’ve placed the top lid back in place. It makes it look a lot better than pretty much every competing model i’ve seen. The top opening is also designed to span just about the full dimensions of the lid; as a result getting pizza boxes, other long pieces in is a breeze vs other models. I’ve seen the motion sending models (thinking specifically of ninestars) out there, but would take this one hands down: the spring action on this opens the lid faster and holds it open for as long as you want it, as opposed to closing on your frigging hand or right as you’re trying to put additional items in. It also doesn’t make any annoying noises, or open by itself because its poorly-calibrated sensor mistook the air/a bug/the opposite wall/who knows for actual motion. And no batteries needed means it just works and continues to work, as opposed to blinking cryptically and then just refusing to do its job when the batteries have gone dead.

Keeps the dog out of the trash. This was the nicest narrowest one i could find for the price. A little high for a trash can but it looks good. 4 stars because stickers were a pain to remove.

This has been what i have looking for forever. No more touching the trash can lids with icky hands. You can pop this lid open with your elbow or hip if your hands are grimy. And the lid stays open for things like peeling potatoes or shucking corn. To top it off, this can is very sleek looking and repels finger prints. Yes, it’s a little pricey but i think it will last a very long time and is well worth the price.

I bought this trash can to replace an old stainless steel trash can that no longer stayed closed. I like trash cans that open with levers at the top (activated by hand) rather than at the bottom (activated by foot), since i have balance problems. The only difficulty i’ve had with this can is that it seems to have been designed to use plastic bags designed by the can’s manufacturer, which don’t fit the inner liner at all unless they are stretched quite a bit. Yet, the white plastic bags from the supermarket are too big for this can. Use the supermarket plastic bags, but twist the front of the bag several times to tighten the top before re-inserting the inner liner into the outer can.

It looks so cool in my kitchen- every part of this can has been thought out- every seem on the lid is finished nicely- doesn’t diff a hole in my wall like the last can- bags are worth getting- push bar works perfectly- omg the vents in the bottom are a huge deal, the bag is so easy to get out- love the ability to rest the inner can a few inches above the rim for easy removal and relining.

I like everything about this can and the bags designed to be used in this can. I was forced to make other accommodations for my trash when grocery stores started charging for bags and this can seemed to be the best alternative for me. I don’t think i could have made a better choice. I was somewhat concerned when some reviews spoke of dents in the can upon arrival but my can arrived in perfect condition due to the excellent packing, consisting of 2 boxes with air packets between them. We had no stainless steel appliances in our kitchen prior to this can and my wife was not happy about adding one but she loves this product.

I absolutely love this trashcan. So glad i went ahead and spent the money. Shines up easily with a quick wipe. Very easy to open with a finger or elbow. Nice to be able to leave it open when i’m cooking. Takes a little longer than i’m used to to put a new bag in, but all the positives make it worth it.

We bought two of these seven years ago in black. One for recycling, one for trash, the little tab on them is easy to open the bin, and the lid makes it so your space doesn’t stink. After 7 years one of the bins’ tops split. We put that bin through a lot so i still believe these are amazing. So i went to buy another bin only to find that simplehuman doesn’t sell black anymore. For me, the black was better because it blends more with décor. Regardless, we bought a new silver one and it’s even better than the design 7 years ago. The way you open and close it is easier (similar, just not exactly the same as last time), and they built in something to keep the bags from billowing.

My son just bought his first home i am hoping to buy him one also.

Good size, tall enough to handle kitchen trash for the family, but thin enough to fit in a fairly small space. The touch-bar is a nice feature and keeps the lid closed. We’ve had plastic ones where eventually the opening piece sprung and would no longer shut. This has been working for us for awhile now (i don’t like doing reviews too soon on expensive items in case they don’t last) so i think it’s passed muster.

I recently bought a new counter depth refrigerator for my new home that is 12′ narrower than the one it replaced. This left me with what i hoped would be the perfect space for a trash can. I found the simplehuman 40 liter trash can and thought it looked simple and modern, much like my new refridgerator. When it arrived i quickly assembled it and slid it into place. I’m so pleased at how good it looks, and how easy it is to use. Shopping online can sometimes be hit or miss, but this was a definite hit.

This trash can is exactly what i was looking for – it is slim and compact, but roomy enough that it doesn’t need to be taken out everyday. The removable plastic interior is one of the biggest reasons why i chose this particular brand over others. Spills/leaks are rare because the liner hardly ever slides down, but in the event that it does, it is so easy to just take the plastic bin out and spray down outside with the hose. The only reason i knocked off a star was because it claims to be ‘fingerprint-proof’ and i was so excited about that. Our refrigerator is also fingerprint-proof stainless steel and i can’t even being to explain how awesome that it is with two little ones running around. I’m sure many families know that the bottom two feet of windows, doors, fridges, etc. Always have tiny little hand/finger prints all over them. Well, this product didn’t quite stand up to my kiddos fingerprints.

So my phone rings at work and it’s my mother in law. ‘did you pay 139 dollars for a trash can??’. And i have to admit to her that i did. She tells me she was afraid i was going to say that because she had fallen in love with mine and was now going to have to spend 139 dollars on a trash canboth of us had purchased an automatic trash can at costco about a year before, and they were like 80 bucks each i want to say. The cans held the big yard waste bags. Within about 6 months the automatic lid stopped working, and even when it did work the thing drove me nuts because it would open when i walked by but not open when i was standing in front of it with meat scraps to throw away. A complete pain in the rear. After the automation stopped working we just took the top off because it was such a pain to get open. So now i had an open container of rotting meat scraps in the kitchen. Yayon top of that, the stupid thing had a rim around the top so that pulling the bag out was difficult.

My husband and i recently downsized into a condo – while the kitchen is really logical, it isn’t overly large. The previous owner had put a small garbage can in a lower cabinet, but as a dedicated amateur chef, that wasn’t going to cut it. Partially because it was entirely too small, partially because it was on the opposite side of the kitchen from where i would be doing any prep work, but mostly because i needed the cabinet space. So the only logical place to leave a garbage can was a pass-through from one end of the kitchen into the main living area. It’s not a huge pass-through, so i needed a narrow can. If pressed, i could put it in the very large pantry, but i preferred to leave it out so i wouldn’t be touching the pantry door with dirty hands. So i needed a tall garbage can that was narrow and attractive, since it was going to be visible from where we hung out most of the time. And i also wanted it to have a slim profile so i could tuck the garbage can out of the way in the pantry if we had company – a lid was necessary to keep smells in hand. While there was a part of me that still can’t believe i paid this much for a garbage can, i don’t regret the purchase one bit. This is a very sturdy, well-balanced can, but it is not overly heavy.

This is a well designed, good looking trash can that has a very slim profile for its capacity. I had a very special application for this trash can. I had a small area behind a seating area, but next to the door inside my rv. I wanted to wall mount this unit and leave room under it for shoes that usually took up that space next to the door. I had to have a trash can with a durable stainless exterior for wall mounting and for looks, and i had to have a lid to control odors, and a durable liner for easy trash removal without a mess and i needed it to be no more than 11′ wide and have flat sides. Boy did this work like a charm. I had to wait on it to arrive for a few weeks (back ordered) but this unit is worth it. Trash is much more easy to manage in the rv, the unit looks great, the can does not rattle while travelling, so it is well built and i got to say i love the lid operation. And i still have room for my shoes next to the door under the can. This is a great can for those that want the capacity, but have space issues.

The look and quality of this trash can is outstanding. The push button and can are good thick stainless steel. The top flips open at a medium speed. And when you close it there’s a solid ‘click’ so you know it’s going to stay closed. I would recommend this style to those floor button models as i’ve had nothing but problems with them in the past. There has an inside plastic container that you can take out and wash from time to time. And your bag fits over that with an eye-hole so you can tighten your bag around it before you put your lid assembly over it to make it look neat and stylish.

We bought this trash can to prevent our large dog from being able to get into it. It did a great job with that (he hasn’t been able to get in yet), and the can looks really nice. I bought two, one for trash and one for recycling. They look really nice side by side and take up less space than what we had before. One ‘issue’ is awkwardly shaped things for recycling don’t fit as well as i’d like, but i did choose the slim rectangular design for a reason, so i knew that going in. My only actual complaint is that the description does make you think you can just bump it with your hip to get it to open, but that’s really only true if it’s backed up against the wall or full, otherwise it just kind of slides the can a little. Overall, i’m very happy with the purchase, and would recommend to others.

We have limited open space in our kitchen but do have a closet (albeit narrow) for garbage storage. I almost hate having it hidden in the closet. The easy press bar is great when my hands are icky, it doesn’t fingerprint and overall is really pretty (if that’s possible for a garbage can). The only only only thing i don’t like is the bottom/inside of the lid is black plastic and so any food that comes up high enough to the lid level or if food is dumped in and hits the plastic, the sides and crevices get gross quickly. Simple human perhaps could have made that part stainless too so it’d be easier to clean?. But really it’s a minor inconvenience in the grand scheme of things :)100% worth the money.

Love, love, love this trash can. I was really hesitant to spend this much money on a trash can but it’s the best thing ever. You can open the lid when your hands are full with just a bump of your hip. The bag doesn’t get all puffed up with air so things go in right away. The construction means you only have to wipe down the area of the top around the opening because nothing drops around the bag or anywhere else. It’s a great investment and looks good in our kitchen. The 10 year warranty is a big plus.

Nice can, fits our space and most importantly it’s easy to empty, even when the bag is stuffed full.

‘$100+ dollars for a trash can’. That’s the phrase i kept saying to myself as i pondered the good ole college days where my roommate and i simply used an empty 24-pack corona box as our ‘ecofriendly’ garbage container. But then i looked at the sleek lines of this amazingly crafted stainless steel-like trash receptacle and thought, what else am i going to spend my $100 amazon gift card birthday present on. Good job all lower-cased simplehuman.

I wouldn’t think having a trashcan could bring so much joy, and then i got this one. This is the trashcan everyone needs. Fits a ridiculous amount of trash without issue. A soft closing lid that ‘clicks’ easily in and out of place (without a way for little children or pets to get into) and provides a nearly hands-free experience (without all the sensor hand-waving hassle). It’s even finger-print free. I have had it since august 2017 and still that impressed by its design and quality. Seriously, if you’re debating it for the price, stop.

Nothing to say except this is a great, compact touch-bar trash can. I bought one for myself, loved it so much, i bought one for my daughter. She admonished because the can cost so much, but she loves it now. It’s a quality product that’s definitely worth the price.

It’s strange to write a glowing review for a trash can but this truly is the very best trashcan i’ve ever owned. I only had a 12′ space to work with for kitchen and this fit perfectly with only taking up 10′- it is just perfect for my needs. Really like the inner can/receptacle; very deep and seems to hold a lot – i recycle a lot so i’m not using this at volume say a large family would. The lid and touch bar so much better than the prior step lever can- the lid flew up and slammed into wall with that one but this one it’s smooth opening. Stays open if your hands are full or for scraping plates etc so far very pleased- i’m using the simple human liners that came with but won’t buy those but use regular cheaper kitchen bags in future. The stainless fingerprint free finish is as promised and seems better quality than other stainless steel cans i’ve had. I’m recommending this brand to all my friends. Well constructed and designed- worth every penny.

This trash can was to replace an oxo rectangular trash can because the top latch quit working. This simple human trash can is equivalent in size, but the top latch has a built in mechanism that slow opens the lid unlike the oxo. I really like the simple human trash can liners that came with it because they fit perfectly, and they are also thicker (mil) compared to my other trash can liners. The slim design is nice and it fits perfectly in a corner in our kitchen. This simple human trash can is worth the extra money because it is good quality and should last a long time.

Where has this been all my life. This can fit very nicely in our kitchen. It replaced a round step on can that kept moving back into the wall and scraping the paint when it would open. The top touch open and stay open feature is very convenient in a busy kitchen. Easy to remove the trash liner and even the costco brand liners we use fit nicely so that we have no more issues with some items falling between the liner and can. As others have stated, the venting does allow odors to escape, but you can easily control that with taking out the trash.

The can is tall and narrow and fits well in my kitchen. The bags fit well in the can and do not slip down because of the can design that holds the bag in place. The lid pops up with a gentle touch or bump with my hip, however the hip bump doesn’t work well until after the can has some trash in it, otherwise it scoots away from the action. This is a minor inconvenience. The finish of the can resists fingerprints, too.

We purchased the simplehuman touch bar about 2 months ago. We had the same model from oxo but the top opener failed after about four years. Not bad, but when you pay $100 for a trash can you would have expected it to last longer than that. The oxo top flew open with too much force and eventually broke at the spring. The simplehuman is built much better and opens more gently. It bugged us a little to pay $140 for a trash can but it looks like we can keep this for many years and is esthetically very nice in our kitchen. We took off one star because it’s only 40 litres instead of 48, which is the 13 gal.

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I like it very much as it keeps out odors and there is no peddal to press. My husband though, does not like the fact that ad the can fills up close to the top, the lid really wont swing open so he can cram more garbage in there. That means it needs to be emptied.

What i hate about other trash cans, is that the step eventually breaks, or the automatic sensor breaks, or it’s all plastic and looks gross, which means you usually throw it away, creating a large amount of waste. I don’t foresee this swing arm breaking, so it seems like i will be able to use this for a long long time. The only drawback is that once the trash gets to a certain level, you can swing the top anymore, it’s get stuck.

I have another one made by a different company that i like a little better, but that company no longer makes them. I am very happy that this company makes these. I just wish it had two handles on the side like my other one instead of just one, and that they were a little cheaper since i need about 4 more for our arcade. Other than that they look exactly the same, and to me are the best looking ones on the market. The quality is decent and i have had no issues with them. They are easy to clean and keep clean, and the bags don’t show when properly installed in the can.

Love my trash can, but i wish the top would allow for you to fit more trash in the can.

We went for years without a kitchen garbage because we have large garbage foraging dogs, but finally got sick of having to go to the back hall to toss every little thing, so we invested in this garbage can. We should have done so long ago. It’s large enough that we don’t have to empty it every day, and the swing top keeps odors and dogs out(you should note, if the dogs really wanted to, they could get into it since the lid doesn’t lock shut, but it’s so stable i don’t think they could knock it over). Our regular garbage bags fit inside it, there’s no reason to buy the ones they sell. It’s stylish enough that it doesn’t look out of place in the kitchen. We are very happy with this garbage can.

I ordered 14 of these trash cans last year. The overall look and quality is outstanding. The lid closes every time and the liner make removing bags a snap. Order 2 more this week and need another 16 for another location. I did receive one that was damaged. Due to the size of the boxes i feel it was the carriers fault. They are double boxed in a heavy box. I would recommend for home or office.

simplehuman Swing Top Trash Can, Commercial Grade, Stainless Steel, 55 L / 14.5 Gal

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  • BALANCED SWING LID- Center-weighted swing lid opens easily and then gently swings back into place.
  • PERFECT FOR COMMERCIAL SPACES – Large capacity and an open lid make this an ideal choice for coffee shops, hotel lobbies or restaurants.
  • EASY, QUICK LINER CHANGE – Lid lifts off easily for a quick bag change.
  • ENHANCE YOUR TRASH EXPERIENCE – Extra-strong and durable Code P custom fit liners fit this can perfectly for a cleaner trash experience.
  • ADA-Compliant
  • 14.8″W x 14.8″D x 29.2″H

It’s a good thing it’s easy to clean because the lid will get all kinds of nasty on it.

Top of the can gets hung up on the liner and gets dirty.

A little high priced, but is built very good. I bought it for my daughter for christmas, and it looks very nice in her kitchen. I like the idea that it has a liner.

Would love those specific garbage bags to be a bit cheaper by the manufacture but will work with regular bags as well.

Very sturdy, good looking can,=. Simplehuman is pricey, otherwise 5 stars.

Works to keep pets out and keep garbage hidden.

Just bought our second can of this type. The first has held up perfectly for over 13 years. This new one arrived with the swing top lid assembled incorrectly but called simplehuman’s customer service and they shipped a brand new lid asap. We are very happy with their customer service and with the product.

We wanted a trash can with a swing top lid. We had difficulty finding any that fit with our decor. The stainless steel looks institutional, but at least it isn’t plastic. This is recommended until someone comes up with a quality product that doesn’t look so institutional.

Pricey, but stunning looking trash cans and nicely designed. The inside of the lids are convex, as they have a weight to make sure they flip back into the right position, so this can be an issue if the bin gets too full. Other than that, i don’t have any trouble removing the top, cleaning is easy and and the finish is great.

simplehuman Swing Top Trash Can, Commercial Grade, Stainless Steel, 55 L / 14.5 Gal :

simplehuman 30 Liter / 8 Gallon Stainless Steel Round Kitchen Step Trash Can : Highly Recommend!

After purchasing this product i noticed many reviews that stated this trash can arrived very damaged- backed up by photos. Also many said that non simple human bag liners would not work. I felt concerned at that point and was going to cancel my order except that it had already shipped. It arrived in perfect condition and my 13 gallon trash bags work beautifully. There is a hole in the inner bucket where you can adjust the fiti am extremely satisfied and highly recommend this trash can. It is a great size for us and looks nice too.

This is the best trash can i have ever owned (and i am 63 yrs old)easy out inner plastic sleeve that holds the bag. The hard plastic sleeve has holes in it in just the right places to allow easy glide in and out. The bags are well made and don’t tear. I have back problems and pulling the full hard plastic can liner out doesn’t hurt my back like all the others have.

Works well and easy to take apart/clean. Only difficult part can be keeping the tash bag in place. We found either tying the bag handle or pushing some of the outside bag through a little circular whole in the inner plastic piece works nicely. Once you figure this out this is a great trash can.

I really like it haven’t used it yet so not sure about the fitting of the trash bags. Unfortunately it came with a dent. And the top of the lid is misshapen. Just wish it came in new condition.

It has a hole in the side of the inside plastic liner, so you can “stuff” the rest of the garage bag for a tight fit. I do not use the bags that they suggested, just walmart specials.

I use this as a diaper pail in the baby’s room and it works great. Very quiet and so far blocks odors well.

I think this is the cheapest large trash can you can get from simple human. I almost bought a knock off, but then i was afraid i would get a dented dud. I don’t think you can do better for the price of this style of trash.

Lol who thought it was a good idea to have a slow closing lid on a kitchen garbage can. If you got something stinky in there it takes too long to close.

  • Lovely – as far as trash cans go.
  • Narrower and taller then the original trashcan.
  • Quality product, but special bag size needed

simplehuman 30 Liter / 8 Gallon Stainless Steel Round Kitchen Step Trash Can, Brushed Stainless Steel

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  • 10-YEAR WARRANTY – We use the best materials and solid engineering so our products will last in tough environments like your home — for years.
  • ENHANCE YOUR TRASH EXPERIENCE – Extra-strong and durable Code G custom fit liners fit this can perfectly for a cleaner trash experience.
  • CLASSIC ROUND SHAPE – Iconic shape fits just about anywhere.
  • STRONG STEEL PEDAL – Engineered to last 150,000 steps – that’s more than 20 steps a day for 20 years.
  • SILENT CLOSE LID – Patented lid shox technology controls the motion of the lid for a slow, silent, quiet close – no banging or loud noises.
  • SLIM PROFILE HINGE – Slimmer than traditional hinge allows you to place the can closer to the wall.
  • STAY-OPEN LID – The lid stays open for as long as you like — perfect for longer chores.
  • FINGERPRINT-PROOF FINISH – Resists smudges to keep stainless steel shiny.
  • 12.4″W x 15.1″D x 25.6″H – 36.3″ with lid open

I’ve owned this product for several weeks now and it works exactly as advertised. There are several important things to me with trash cans:1. Liners – the liners fit perfectly and are very easy to place. I bought the simplehuman liners so i cannot say if generic liners would fit as nicely. But so far i haven’t had a single liner scrunch up or stick out of the lid like a lot of others do. Smell – i put a fresh salmon container – empty except the juices – into the garbage along with cat litter. After two days you could not smell any hint of odor on the outside. But when you opened it up it was atrocious.That’s critical for a good garbage can.

I don’t have a lot of space in my kitchen so my trash can has to be pretty front and center. This is easy on the eyes as far as trash cans go and works great.

At first i was hesitant to spend so much on a trash can, but after considering that this is an item i will use frequently, i decided to invest in it. I love the fact it has a plastic liner and takes regular 13 gallon tall kitchen trash bags. When necessary, the lid can be raised to remain open. It is attractive and compact. It seems to be decent quality. The only thing that might make this better might be small handles on the sides so it is easier to reposition. That said, i am very satisfied with my purchase.

I do like the can quite a bit, but i did not think about the bags on purchase. Logically, it makes sense, but it is not mentioned: normal bags do not fit this can. It requires specially sized bags. (they do tell you that it needs simplehuman size g, but i wrongfully presumed that would be like a regular kitchen size bag or another standard size. I presumed ‘g’ was their designation for said regular size. ) they give you some samples and offer to sell said bags to you.

Really like the original can, this is the second one for us. The first lasted well past the 10 year warranty. The only problem with this can versus the first is that this is narrower and taller. Standard kitchen bags do not reach the bottom, which cause the bag to come off the rim when full. The easy answer is to buy simplehuman kitchen bags which are much more expensive. I remedied that by getting a rubber band that fit snug around the diameter of the inner trash can and attached regular kitchen bag to it. I’ll use this solution until it irritates me too much, then i’ll find another company’s can that fits standard bags.

There are two huge dents on the sides of the trash can that i noticed when it arrived. Other than that, i appreciate the bag of 10 free bags for the trash can.

I needed a good size bin for my sewing room. One that the dogs can’t stick their noses into it or knock over. When i am sewing, i pop the top open and when done, close it. That keeps the critters out of it and making a mess. Simplehuman have great products.

I rarely write amazon reviews. That’s how much i love this trash can. I bought it last year and the price is a bit steep for a trash can but it is the best trash can i’ve ever had in my life. It’s so simple but because of that it works well. Doesn’t get dirty and if it does, it can easily be cleaned. The stainless steel exterior ensures makes it look clean and simple. The foot pedal works well and you can also prop the top open if you need to. If you want a perfect fit, you have to buy their trash bags, but mines worked fine, and the inner lid was also really handy- it helped ensure that nothing got dirty. The trash can is compact and fits into small spaces, but also holds a lot. It has never caused me any problems and is totally worth the investment.

So, i’m 50 years old, and i only felt like a grownup the day this garbage can arrived. It’s a perfect size, it’s attractive, it keeps smells inside, and the lid closes slowly, and shuts with a whisper-quiet sound that is absolutely beautiful. My family thinks i’m crazy to love it so much, but they secretly feel the same way, i can tell.

Nice trash can but the back dimension is kinda bulky, i returned it.

As other reviewers noted, my simplehuman trash can (round 30l) arrived with a large dent in it near the bottom. I was able to push it back out from the inside, but there’s a remnant of dimpling. I like the simplehuman line of trash cans, but get the rectangular version rather than the round; the lid has a longer hinge and opens more smoothly, whereas the round only connects in a small place, so it flips open with a violence and clangs against the wall if you don’t have it pulled out far enough (didn’t have this problem with the rectangular one). I’ve had it for less than a week, so i’ll try to remember to update this after several months of use.

It’s super sleek and elegant as far as trash cans go. It was delivered in good condition and i got no fingerprints on it despite all the handling during unpackaging. The tall kitchen bags i already had fit it just fine. The lid closes slowly and fully even with a regular bag which doesn’t tuck as nicely as their proprietary liners. I registered the s/n online and i got a $5 coupon for a future purchase and i will have access to the 10 year warranty – no need for safekeeping loose pieces of paper. So far i love it and i can’t wait for my other simple human products to arrive.

simplehuman 45 Liter / 12 Gallon Stainless Steel Semi-Round Kitchen Step Trash Can, Mine started making a loud abnoyin squeak after 3 months

The quality of material has gone down since we last purchased a simplehuman trash can. The stainless steel is thinner. As for easy to clean this model does not have a removable inner bin, so it requires a little more effort to clean. Also the lid has a plastic liner, likely will absorb orders more quickly than our last model, which had a full stainless steel lid. Another dislike the lifting rod is on the outside. . Not really highlighted in the photos. If that matters to you, beware.

Excellent quality and finish, and looks great in the kitchen. I knocked off one star despite all that because the bottom line is that the price is ridiculous for a trash can.

So i don’t know about durability. I set it up and so far i love it. It’s beautiful, it seems good quality.

Very expensive for a trash receptacle but made of quality materials compared to less expensive models. Functions smoothly, easy to change bags. It is not necessary to use bags made specifically by company, use generic 15 gallon bags to save money. Probably worth the investment for everyday, long-term use (or get a cheaper one every 5 years).

This thing is well built and super easy to deal with and keep clean. It is kind of an investment, but worth it i think (as long as they keep it under $100).

Mine started making a loud abnoyin squeak after 3 months. Used wd40 for get rid of it. Lets see how long that lasts.

Looks good, fits in a small space.

Key specs for simplehuman 45 Liter / 12 Gallon Stainless Steel Semi-Round Kitchen Step Trash Can with Liner Rim, Brushed Stainless Steel:

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  • CODE J CUSTOM FIT LINERS – Enhance your trash experience with extra-strong and durable trash bags that fit this can perfectly for a cleaner trash experience.
  • LINER RIM – Flips down to hide and secure liner.
  • STRONG WIDE STEEL PEDAL – Engineered to last 150,000 steps – that’s more than 20 steps a day for 20 years.
  • SILENT CLOSE LID – Patented lid shox technology controls the motion of the lid for a slow, silent, quiet close – no banging or loud noises.
  • INTERNAL HINGE – Prevents the lid from bumping or scratching the wall.
  • FINGERPRINT-PROOF FINISH – Resists smudges to keep stainless steel shiny.
  • 15.7″W x 14.2″D x 26.4″H – 37.4″ with lid open

Comments from buyers

“Nice sturdy can!, QUALITY TRASHCAN, Great purchase for people with thieving cats!”

This is our second simplehuman trashcan. This is by far the nicest i’ve seen. Stainless is fingerprint resistant, heavy duty and is overall a very quality piece. The first one lasted us 8 years, but the foot pedal stopped working, but i will say with 2 younger kids at the time, i saw how it got stomped on a few times lol. This one does seem better built, and it has a slow close lid which is a bonus. Also came with their version of a 10 pack of trashbags. Bit expensive, but i can’t stand plain white plastic trashcans :).

I needed a step trash can with at lid that was flush with the rest of the can so that my dog couldn’t push the lid open and get inside. I was loathe to spend this much on a trashcan but simplehuman products never disappoint. This is as pretty of a trashcan as one could hope. The top selling point (besides being etta-proof) is that it really has two lids. The lid rests against a larger rim. That rim serves two purposes, to hold down the bag inside and to hold the lid up if you need it to stay open. I love that my bags no longer slip down and allow trash to fall outside. I use just regular 13 gallon bags but it does come with a neat little spot that a box of their proprietary bags will fit in.

Did not love spending 80$ on it, but for something you use all the time it is worth it. It is a great size, we use regular grocery store bought trash bags, 18 gal i think, and they fit perfectly so no need to buy the fancy simple human bags. I love that the lid covers the bag so you dont see the edges of the trash bag sticking out, love the soft close and the large foot pedal. Very easy to clean and looks really nice in the kitchen. Has a 10 year warranty as well so that makes it a little easier spending the $$ on a trash barrel.

It is had to give a 5 star to something i think is priced too high, but i knew that going in. It functions well, and looks great.

This is the best garbage can that i have every seen. The lids slowly closes and does not just slam shut while trying to put food in it. The part that hold the garbage sack in place fits snugly around and seals the sack in place. This is just an awesome can. It fits flat against the wall and has a type of rubber in the back so it does not scratch the wall. It would work on a flat wall or in the corner.

I was a little hesitant to spend this much for a kitchen trash can. But in my kitchen there is nowhere to hide this and so i wanted something that looked cool and integrated with my appliances and overall look. After reading lots of reviews it seemed like the simplehuman brand was getting the best ratings. This is simply the coolest trash receptacle i have ever owned. It looks awesome, is very well constructed and performs flawlessly. The top lid is controlled by a foot pedal and seals to the top very well so that no smells escape. It is very easy to change trash bags and i find that the regular 13 gallon tall kitchen bags you buy at the grocery work just fine. I wouldn’t hesitate to spend a few extra dollars for a trash can that is quite simply the best i have ever owned. I expect it to last for years and years, the quality is simply that good.

Stylish, smooth, and works great. We actually just replaced a ‘touchless’ sensor-based trash can that ate batteries and would open for passing flies.

I bought this trash can because my cat was once a stray who hasn’t ever managed to break the habit of scavenging, though she’s well-fed. She’s also frustratingly smart and managed to defeat all of our ‘cat-proofing’ efforts on our old trash can. The lid of the trash can is flush with the rim, so cats can’t paw it open, and they’d have to be really heavy/strong to trigger the pedal to open it. It’s also quite stable, so pushing it over isn’t an option.

Like the high end look and performance. Dislike being limited to the manufacturer’s trash bags to attain the best fit. Also, the trash can ‘walks’ when using the foot pedal and clangs agains the wall.

I had to replace my original simple human can that lasted about 10+ years. This one seems to be built to only take the simple human can liners. My last one had a hard plastic second insert that allowed any garbage bag. It does look nice and was packaged exceptionally well but i’d like to be able to use the grocery store liners. It also makes a loud pop when you lift up lid to change liner. Not sure about this and there were no directions enclosed with product. I would expect more at this price.

They try to sell you on using their bags exclusively but it works well with any garbage bags you can find. It has the built in bag holder that makes for a clean install of bag.

This product is worth the money we paid for it. But, it is made to accomodate bags specifically designed for it. That said, with a minimal effort you can make standard 13 gallon store bought bags work just fine. They are just not the neat and clean easy fit that the bags the company sells for this product.

Sometimes a trash can isn’t just a trash can. This can is solidly made, well designed, and stands up to constant use. The shape allows it to fit in a space a round or rectangular one would not work in. The lid mechanism is solid and holds up to daily use. The finish wipes clean and stays clean – no finger print issues.

Seriously, this is the only size you should get if you have a busy family that produces a lot of garbage in the kitchen. Don’t even waste (hee hee) any time with another size waste basket.

Bought this for our inlaws at christmas who have been wanting to upgrade from their tiny plastic bin and it was a huge hit. I cannot stand all stainless steel trash cans because they look so sterile and get dirty easily, but the black finish on this is amazingly slick and operates so smooth and silently. I looks killer in their kitchen with black countertops. We also own a simple human trash can (but a different model in all white) which we have had a few years and stands up to two small children.

I was looking for a larger stainless trash can because it seemed we (two adults), were taking the trash out at least every other day with a smaller can. This unit was more expensive, for sure, but it has a 10-year warranty. The lids on our two (smaller) previous stainless trash cans (expensive cans as well) broke after about 5 years. Anyway, there were no instructions needed for putting the lid on, however, once i separated the lid from the lid rim, it felt like if i forced the lid down, i would break something. I researched online and found i just needed to push it down. Once i did, it closed smoothly (with no horrible sound others have experienced with the older models). So far this trash can has been great, and sometimes we go 5 days or more before taking the trash out. It was kind of funny, because my husband kept looking inside seeing a fairly empty can after two days, and would say, ‘dang, i’m going to need muscles to take this out by the time it is full’. However, we usually toss light-weight items into our cans, so that has not been the case. And even though this can holds a lot more (i still use the same size bags) it doesn’t really appear that much bigger than my previous smaller cans.

I needed something that would fit into a smaller space, and able to hold a decent amount of rubbish. This can looks great, the lid moves silently (no hard crash at it lowers), and fits perfectly (out of the way), into a small corner. It is a bit pricier than i wanted to pay, and still not sure it was worth almost $100. But for a rubbish can it is ‘stylish’ :-).

This is the first garbage can i have bought as an adult (i’m 25). I amazed at how ‘expensive’ i thought garbage cans were. This garbage can is a much better quality than anything you can buy at a local supermarket. I definitely prefer the step feature to the automatic open feature. The 16 gallon size holds so much more, and still isn’t too heavy to lift while taking out the trash. Stainless steel material keeps it looking classy and is easy to wipe down.

I’ve had to return others, then i found simplehuman. Extremely well made, bags fit and fill to perfection, opens and closes easily and without a sound. This company does it right and they also give a 10 year warranty. Looks nice and works even better. Thank you simplehuman for putting out quality cans.

Standard 13 gallon bags don’t fit great but they still work ok.

I really like this trash can. After having an automatic lid stainless steel trash can for the last 5 years, i’m happy to move to one without an automatic open (they always break). This can opens with a simple push of the foot (or you can just lift it open) and has a soft close once released. The top surface of the can is stainless steel and when you open it, the round ring that holds the liner in place stays attached. This makes for a very easy liner change. The large opening makes it easy to pull the full bag out. I appreciate so many practical things about this can. It also has a 10 year warranty.

I have a house with many people including kids. This garbage keeps the garbage bag intact with its tight lid grip. So when u throw food down it, the bag doesn’t slide causing food to go outside the garbage bag. I love it’s stainless steel touch and all. They recommend u buy their bags but i didn’t. I have a whole box of garbage bags i bought from costco the 13 gallon bags, and they work just fine. This garbage can is durable, stainless steel and much reliable when it comes to reducing a smelly garbage and food outside of the bag.

Very well made and good looking item. The only thing is that there is no removable plastic liner (unless it’s sold separately and i’m not aware) so if something leaks, your going dumpster diving. Other than that it’s worth every penny.

simplehuman 40 Liter / 10 : Space saving workhorse

Truth be told, what i truly desire in the deepest corner of my heart is simplehuman’s stainless steel butterfly step trash can, but i just could not justify (to my bank account) spending $160 on a trash can. Alas, i went with the plastic slim step-child, and although it lacks the diva flair of the butterfly, it’s a sturdy little workhorse that provides maximum capacity in a very slim size. I have a galley kitchen with a narrow floor to ceiling window at one end in lieu of a wall. It provides nice lighting but isn’t a good place for the garbage can, so i needed something that can fit under a sink cabinet or sit against the end of the counters and still be narrow enough not to block the entry way too much. This garbage can fits the bill nicely. The stepping mechanism feels sturdy even when the can is empty, with no wobble to it, and the top stays open if you lift it up by hand to 90 degrees, which is nice when i’m dumping scraps off of the counter into the can. The mouth of it is fairly wide and square, so larger items are easily disposed (fits gallon milk containers easily). It shuts slowly and quietly, no splattering, and seals nicely. The wheels make it easy to move it around. Locking feature is a nice touch to deter small children and pets from getting into the trash.

I thought this stone color would be white or off-white, but it is a mid-tone grey. You can’t tell from the picture, but the top juts back 2-3 inches farther than the body of the can, so it doesn’t sit flush against the wall. The quality seems fine, but it’s not a good trash can if you need it flush again the wall in a narrow space. Very easy returns even though it wasn’t fulfilled by amazon. I would buy from this company again.

The hinge on the back is made of plastic and wears away over time. When the slot gets too big, the lid falls off whenever you try to open it. I don’t see an obvious way to repair it. Edit: simplehuman replaced the lid under warranty.

simplehuman 40 Liter / 10.6 Gallon Slim Kitchen Step Trash Can, Black Plastic Bin With Secure Slide Lock

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  • CODE K CUSTOM FIT LINERS – Enhance your trash experience with extra-strong and durable trash bags that fit this can perfectly for a cleaner trash experience.
  • LOCK THE LID SHUT – A slide lock securely locks the lid to help keep pets and curious children from getting into the trash.
  • SLIM, SPACE-SAVING SHAPE – Designed to make the most of tight spaces.
  • BUILT-IN WHEELS – Built-in wheels make the can easy to move.
  • SILENT CLOSE LID – Patented lid shox technology controls the motion of the lid for a slow, silent, quiet close – no banging or loud noises.
  • 10.2″W x 19.2″D x 25.2″H – 42.3″ with lid open

simplehuman 6 Liter / 1 : Perfect for my Cat Litter Box.

Plastic is not thin or flimsy. The metal petal also gives it a quality feel. Can does not tip over when using the petal. I also like that the front of the lid comes out away from the body of the can a bit making it easy to lift the lid by hand if you didn’t want to use the petal. Can is just the size i needed. It’s hard to tell from the picture but it is oval not round helping it to fit in a tight space. A perfect 5* is hard to come by in my eyes but this sure comes close.

As i went to empty the trash i thought to myself – it would be so nice if the trash can was lined so i could take that out rather than tipping the entire bin and voila. It’s very nice looking, a great size, everything works very well. I really wanted a bathroom bin with a lid so that smells wouldnt be travelling around and garbage would not be visible. And i wanted a foot pedal so i wouldnt have to touch it with my hands to throw things out. The bin liner was just an added bonus and i couldn’t be more pleased.

Absolutely love this trash can. It’s the perfect fit for an office or bathroom, where you just need a little waste disposal. It looks amazing and functions just as well. The pedal easily lifts the lid with no issues at all. The thing to make the biggest note of with this trash can, is its size. It is on the small side, so if you need something a bit bigger, you might want to research into something else. This trash can is perfect for q-tips, floss and other miscellaneous bathroom trash, or just your everyday paper trash around the office. Bigger stuff like cans and bottles are going to fill up this little guy quite fast. But i do love the plastic insert, as well as the custom fit trash bags. Makes replacing bags a breeze, and the bags fit nice and snug around the lip of the trash can.

I use this as a can next to my litter box. I use my own liners, plastic shopping bags or veggie bags, and the smell stays in the can.

I have dogs that like to dig in the trash. I thought this would be a good solution for my bathroom, but it turned out to be more of a hassle than it was worth. While the design was rather sleek looking, i felt like the effort needed to open the top sent the trash bin skidding across my tile bathroom floor. As a result, i’d shove it next to the wall to make opening it easier. Eventually, i got so sick of chasing down my trash bin i went out and bought something a bit bigger and easier to use. This might be better suited for smaller, more enclosed area.

We primarily use cloth diapers for our baby, but occasionally need to use disposables when we don’t get to the laundry in time, or when we’re out. Thus, we needed a small diaper pail for the disposable diapers. There really aren’t any specially made small diaper pails, and so we went with this small trash can and the trash bags that go with it. It works great at containing the odors. The bags fit the liner perfectly, so it is also attractive.

simplehuman 6 Liter / 1.6 Gallon Compact Plastic Round Bathroom Step Trash Can, White Plastic

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  • PERFECT FOR SMALL SPACES – Fits well in bathrooms, offices or wherever space is limited
  • STRONG PEDAL – Engineered for a smooth and easy step – gives stable operation for a “big can feel.”
  • REMOVABLE INNER BUCKET – Lifts out for easy trash disposal
  • 8″W x 10.8″D x 12.1″H – 21″ with lid open

We’ve been using this for almost three years in our main bathroom, and it works perfectly fine. It contains smells effectively (like wet diapers), and it’s continued to work well through years of regular use. It’s attractive enough, but still just looks like a cheap plastic garbage can, so i remember being somewhat disappointed when it first arrived considering all the glowing reviews. I have one ongoing annoyance, which is that the raised plastic letters on the top attract dust and are unnecessarily difficult to wipe clean. We have a cheaper generic brand trash can that’s very similar in style, and i prefer that one since it’s easier to wipe clean and because the plastic liner insert has a hole where you can tuck the bag edges to keep it snug.

I wish we had bought this trash can earlier. We have a ton of simplehuman products and all of them are great. We wanted an all plastic trash can, fairly small, foot pedal, inner liner, and black. It is the perfect size for a bedroom or living room, the inner liner is removable so it doesn’t need a bag and can be washed out easily, it doesn’t register fingerprints on the matte black, and it won’t dent like the metal cans.

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simplehuman 45 Liter / 11 : Do you have dogs?

I never thought i would spend this much for a trash can but it’s one of my best purchases ever. For years, i wasted cabinet space with one of the under counter roll-out trash cans. When i acquired some new small kitchen appliances and could not find a good place for them, i decided to reclaim my cabinet. The problem was finding a large trash can that would fit in a tight space next to a cabinet. It has large capacity but in a very slim profile and the top butterfly closure keeps it from bumping up against the counter overhang. It looks nice and is easy to clean. In fact, i’ve had several people ask where i found it. I can’t think of one negative thing to say about this trash can because it’s worth every penny.

I would never in a million years thought i would spend this much money on a trash can. But i have to say it was well spent money. No more lifting the trash can high. So the dogs cant get in or knock it over. Ive left the can in place for a week now. And the specialty liners that came with the can are so great. I’ve been cheating myself for a long time with the cheaper ones. The black stainless looks very nice with my black appliances.

Bought this to keep from dog from getting in the trash. So far he hasn’t attempted to get into this trash can. He would try and lift the lid of the previous trash can and tip it over. Perhaps because he cannot lift the lid of this can, he will not try and tip it over. I will update this post if he is ever successful in getting into this can.

I would sing the praises of this trash can all day long, if it weren’t so unseemly to sing about trash. I bought it when my toddler started grabbing the lip of our old sterilite trash can (and putting his mouth on the rim). Then, in a moment i have repeated many times in his first year of life, i ran to amazon and hastily spent what i thought was a ridiculous amount of money to fix the problem–by buying a $100+ trash can. Fortunately, this trash can is worth every penny and there is nothing i don’t like about it. Keeps the little hands and mouths out of the trash, and it’s heavy enough that el nino can’t knock it over. Side note: as others have stated, regular trash bags work just fine in this thing. In fact, i have no idea why someone would buy ‘custom liners’ at all.

I ordered this trashcan after my male doberman became very skilled at trash diving in my old simple human trashcan. This trashcan is bigger and heavier and doesn’t show fingerprints like the old one did. It is much easier to put awkwardly sized items in the trash and definitely keeps the dog out. He cannot open the lid and even when he managed to tip it over one night, he didn’t get in and the trashcan wasn’t so much as scratched. On another note, the customer service is excellent. The first trashcan i ordered arrived dented ( i think the delivery man thru it off the truck lol) and i was immediately sent out a new one after sending 1 email with a picture. I really couldn’t have hoped for more with my new trashcan.

Seems like a lot to spend on a trash can, but it works so well and keeps the dog from getting into the trash.

simplehuman 45 Liter / 11.9 Gallon Stainless Steel Butterfly Lid Kitchen Step Trash Can, Brushed Stainless Steel

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I was looking for a trash can that my cat would not be able to get into. I read the review’s and people said that it kept their dog’s out of the trash the way it was designed. Well, it works for cat’s too.

This is my second trash can from this “simple human” brand. They hold up and are amazing.

It works beautifully and looks beautiful.

It’s very large and i finally found something to keep my large dog out. I used regular large kitchen trash bags in it. I did like the sample bags they sent, but think they’re too expensive. I will probably buy a second can for recycling. It keeps the smells in the can.

Quiet, sleek, and able to fit under the counter space i had planned for it. The internal bucket/can holder is amazingly helpful is taking bags out and putting new ones in. Well worth the money, especially given the design.

I purchased this trash can years ago and i can’t believe i never reviewed it. It was a little pricey then for $99 (for a trash can after all), but i did some research and this was the right design and size i was looking for. My wife thought i was a little crazy for spending that much on a trash can, of course, but she now concedes that this was one of my rare moments where i was actually right. Doesn’t hurt that i also didn’t obsess with getting the absolute lowest price for something and was willing to pay a little more for a good product. Amazing how a little trash container can impress so much over the years. And to give it a thorough deep cleaning, we just take it outside and spray it down with the garden hose, let it dry in the sun for a bit, and she’s as good as new.

I bought a smaller version of this for my bathroom. It worked perfectly so bought the larger version for my kitchen. I have 4 dogs who love to get into the garbage. These cans are spacious internally yet slim so take up little room. They are made of great materials so heavy (and unable to be easily tipped by a canine nose. ) it was a big initial investment so saves me the endless cleanups i had for years before this.

Excellent quality and would order again.

I have this trash can in stainless steel and my son and his wife loved it so much they asked for a black one for christmas and they love it. These are so durable and sleek and it allows use of the the entire trash bag, no wasted space in the bag.

Best thing we ever bought i’m so glad we did i saw this at our sons house and loved it even though the price was just a bit high it’s worth every penny.

Bought two of these, one for garbage and one for recycle.

simplehuman 45 Liter / 11.9 Gallon Stainless Steel Butterfly Lid Kitchen Step Trash Can, Brushed Stainless Steel : I was daunted by the size and weight of the box when it was delivered, as it was quite heavy carrying it up 3 flights of stairs. I have a new puppy and it not only keeps the pup out of the trash, but seals in any odors. I love that i can easily open it, hands-free, while preparing a meal or when scraping dinner plates. ) is taking a very full bag of trash out of the liner/can without a struggle. Just slides right out no matter how full.I have had super cheap, plastic trash bins that are too low and not exactly easy to get the bag out of and this one is worth every penny.

I have had my trash can now for almost 7yrs and it has travelled cross country and moved 5 times. Still like new, very deep and doesn’t smell and is easy to clean. I’ve seen some of the newer models and they look smaller than this trash can. Definitely worth the money i spent on it.

It came damaged because i don’t think packaged well. Seller gave me a discount so i was happy. A little hard to pull out of closet because wheel on back vs on the front.

 this trash can is absolutely amazing. I was tired of having to use duct tape to keep the lid closed on our last can because the doberman would constantly go into it. My old can also caused discoloration on my refrigerator because every time it opened the plastic covered hinge section would scratch it. Because this one opens as a butterfly there is no rubbing of the hinge against the refrigerator. We just got a new refrigerator and i did not want this one protected by duct tape. . My husband’s answer to everything. The doberman took one trip to the can in an attempt to open it up and failed. She has not tried again since. And it looks great along with my new black stainless appliance suite.

Stays clean, easy to change bags, super durable, and completely keeps the dogs out of the trash.

I bought the discounted version, which came with some dents obviously. Over all this seems very well designed. I like the ease of functionality and it is large enough to handle a busy family. Plus our dog has been insane over getting in the trash. It is nice to have something to stop that conpletely.

You can’t find in stores to check it out. I’ve gotten many compliments. Plan to buy as shower gift and fill it with other goodies.

Can a trash can be beautiful?. Well designed and intelligently crafted. This garbage can is so pretty that it looks like it is one of my appliances. Which is what i was hoping. . Because i remodeled my kitchen and no longer could put it behind a cupboard door. It offers:large capacityfits standard 13 gal bagsinternal bucket linertip mode for bag removalanti suctioningbutterfly lid for low clearancelock open option10 year warranty100 bucks would be better than 169. But it is a device i use several times a day.

The butterfly lid opens up a large space without having a huge lid flip up and into counters or being limited by overhead clearance. It is very big so holds a lot of kitchen waste before needing to be taken out. I had a previous model that i was not as fond of because the opening tabs were made of plastic and eventually both tabs broke making the step pedal ineffective. This new design seems to have addressed that by replacing those tabs with metal ones. Very easy to clean, no fingerprints and looks great standing next to the counter.

I hate that i had to spend this much money on a trash can but it’s the only one that keeps my dog out and has totally given me peace .

Generally a very nice garbage can for a narrow space, which was what i needed. One note of caution though:the front corners of the 2 lids are sharp and one time when i was throwing something away without looking a gashed my hand pretty good. They probably should have some thin strip of rubber on the corners.

The soft closure feature is great. I was so tired of the grandkids allowing the old can lid to slam down. Can fits perfect alongside the island counter top allowing me to chop and dump waste from cutting board right into the can.

We purchased this in the hopes of keeping our two golden retrievers out of the trash can. One of them had figured out how to lift the lid on our previous can using his snout. I am pleased to report that this trash can is excellent. I feel kind of ridiculous doing an online review for a trashcan. The can is designed nicely with vent holes in the bottom so the bag never gets suctioned in. Instead, the bags are super easy to remove. There’s also a little shelf you can set the interior can on to tip it up and make it that much easier to remove/change out the bags. Most importantly, the top flaps remain flat so my dog can’t get into the trash. I purchased a bunch of the simplehuman bags that are designed to go with the can, and they do make it worth the extra $. I wanted no chance of the dogs getting in. Besides, the cost of the can and bags is still less than the vet bill would be for removing chicken bones out of my dog’s stomach (which is the direction in which we were headed).

I have a good feeling my 2 wont be able to open this one with their noses like my previous step trash can. Every 10 min was the trash can lid noise, now i’m so happy that they cant do that. It is a quiet close (goes back together slowly) and is a good size trash can.

I just bought this trash can hoping it would keep the dogs out of the trash. There isn’t a lip my dog can lift or anything the trash can closes flat.

Prefect for dogs that can get into anything. They cannot get into this product.

I bought this garbage can as a last resort to deal with our too smart for his own good rottweiler from getting in the garbage. The shell and liner can easily be cleaned and the lid can be made to stay open when cooking or prepping. It is also heavy enough that our dog can’t knock it over and open the lid.

simplehuman 30 litre round step can fingerprint-proof brushed stainless steel –

Features of simplehuman 30 litre round step can fingerprint-proof brushed stainless steel + code G 60 pack liners

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  • Stay-open lid
  • Silent-close lid
  • Slim profile hinge
  • Fingerprint-proof finish
  • Custom fit liners: simplehuman liners are tailored to perfectly fit our cans so they don’t slip and the bag stays completely hidden when the lid is closed
  • Thick double seams: Extra durable plastic and thick double seams prevent rips and tears
  • Convenient drawstring handles: Easy to lift, tie and carry

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30 liter brushed round step can

The perfect stainless steel trash can

This trash can is the ideal choice for any home’s kitchen with its iconic round shape that fits in corners, against the wall – just about anywhere.

I’m the strong and silent type

This can features a strong steel pedal that is designed to last and specially designed dampers that control the motion of the lid so it closes quietly.

A simple promise

We use one of the best materials and solid engineering so our products will last in tough environments like your home — for years. We stand by our products. If something goes wrong, we do our best to help solve the problem.

  • Code G custom fit liners
  • Silent close lid
  • Strong stainless steel pedal


Iconic round shape

This 30 liter stainless steel round kitchen step trash can is the ideal choice for any home with its iconic round shape that fits in corners, against the wall – just about anywhere.


silent close lid

fingerprint proof

custom fit liner

Strong steel pedal

Go ahead, step on it as much as you want, since the strong wide stainless steel pedal is engineered to last years — and you’ll never have to get your hands dirty.

Lid shox technology

Our stainless steel lids keep it quiet so there’s no banging or loud noise with specially designed dampers that allow the lid to open easily but provide enough resistance so it silently eases down gently.

Fingerprint-proof coating

Our fingerprint-proof coating protects stainless steel from fingerprints and smudges and helps keep the outside of the garbage can looking spotless and shiny.

Custom fit liners

Complete your rubbish experience with our custom fit liners that are designed to stay neatly hidden but more importantly are strong and durable without tearing or leaks.

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Stainless steel finishes Brushed Brushed Brushed Brushed Brushed, rose gold brushed
Protective coating Fingerprint-proof Fingerprint-proof Fingerprint-proof Fingerprint-proof Nano-silver fingerprint-proof Fingerprint-proof
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Touch bar
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Dimensions 12.4″W x 15.1″D x 25.6″H 13.3″W x 16.1″D x 26.2″H 10.4″W x 17.6″D x 26″H 13.3″W x 11.4″D x 28″H 15.9″W x 13.3″D x 18.2″H 15.8″W x 12.5″D x 21.7″H

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simplehuman 45 Liter / 12 Gallon Rectangular Kitchen Step Trash Can : Expensive for overall quality. I hope this thing lasts at least 10 years.

Finally, a trash can that my dog can’t get into. We tried less expensive ones with the lever at the bottom, only to discover that he’d flip them open with his nose. Since this one closes flush against the rim, he can’t get into the trashcans anymore. Of course, the fact that the bags are stored in the trashcan itself is another nice feature and makes space in my pantry for other things. Oh yeah, and since they sell different colors, its easy to tell which is trash and which is recycle :).

I have stainless steel accents in my kitchen, but stainless steel garbage cans are so hard to keep clean. This garbage can is the perfect compromise. It has such sleek lines, and the steel accents make it fit perfect. The lid closes slowly and is great quality. Can’t say enough good things about this garbage can, and it’d definitely worth the high price tag.

I would’ve given this product 5 stars as it looks great. However; when i opened it, i noticed a piece was broken on the inside of the lid. It still works fine, but makes it a bit clunky when opening the whole top to replace the liner. I honestly expected more out of a $75 trash can.

Especially because i open it with the pedal and it closes by itself. I don’t touch it at all until i have to change the bag and the bag is sturdy and strong enough that trash stays inside bag, it doesn’t tear or leak. I highly recommend this for your kitchen.

I really wasn’t excited about spending this much for a trash can, but it is definitely quality. I’ve had it for a couple months and no issues with the hinges or opener. The bag dispenser inside is a nice touch.

While i love the can, i am disappointed that you can only use the simple human bags with it. Our 13 gallon costco trash bags do not fit around the opening. I did not see this in the description for the item.

simplehuman 45 Liter / 12 Gallon Rectangular Kitchen Step Trash Can with Liner Pocket, Grey Plastic with Stainless Steel Liner Rim and Step Pedal

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  • CODE K CUSTOM FIT LINERS – Enhance your trash experience with extra-strong and durable trash bags that fit this can perfectly for a cleaner trash experience
  • KEEP LINERS WHERE YOU NEED THEM – Innovative liner pocket dispenses liners one by one from inside the can for a faster liner change
  • STRONG WIDE STEEL PEDAL – Engineered to last 150,000 steps – that’s more than 20 steps a day for 20 years
  • SILENT CLOSE LID – Patented lid shox technology controls the motion of the lid for a slow, silent, quiet close – no banging or loud noises
  • STABILIZER BAR – Keeps the can steady for smooth and solid operation
  • LID WON’T BUMP THE WALL – Internal hinge prevents the lid from bumping the wall
  • 18.5″W x 12.6″D x 25″H –34.8″ with lid open

Can’t say enough about how much i love this design. The bag holds open and can be filled all the way, no wasted bags and no need to constantly empty the trash for bulky items. The liner refills built in seems like no big deal but it’s huge. Convenient instead of going to the cabinet for a refill it’s easy and a reminder sitting right there to just replace the emptied bag. Stays clean, smooth operating. My curious pug can’t knock it over.

Worth buying the special bags. No fighting to pull the bag out. No unreliable electronics (had those, in the garbage now). Pretty big though but if you have a spot, it’s worth the price. Like how it looks clean all the time. I was constantly cleaning my old stainless steel one.

Keeps the stink out of my kitchen and the bags never fall down in the can. Loved the samplebags they sent with it but glad bags work perfectly too.

We love this trash and its price. Works so good for keeping odors and roach away. I don’t just love the look of it, but how the lid opens and closes, it gives me enough time to scrape a plate in there and even my 4yo grandson can use it without having the lid slamming shut on him. Delivered on time and great packaging. If you need a great trash can, go for this one.

Despite the 3 star rating, this is actually an excellent trash can. It’s sturdy, attractive, and i love that there is an area to store the new trash bags so they’re always handy. It was the service with which i had a problem. The lid was not included, and when i called i was told a lid could not be shipped separately, and i would need to send the original item back and a new one would be sent. I am an old lady with arthritis, and this was a big bulky item. It even said on the box ‘heavy item. I did manage to get it repackaged and dragged it back to the front porch, but that was as far as i could go. Olivia, my service rep, arranged for fed ex to pick it up, so it all worked out. But it would have been so much easier if they could have just sent the lid. Or, actually included it in the original shipment.

The lid lowers gently so there’s no noise. The rim both secures new bags, and hides the bag’s edges. While the can comes with special bags, standard bags can easily be used instead.

We have stainless appliances but our last stainless garbage can was impossible to keep looking clean. These cans are easy to clean and look very nice. As silly as it sounds, we always get compliments on themlove the bag insert inside but after we used up the bags that were included, we’ve just been using 13 gallon costco bags which fit perfectly.

I got one of these december 2016 after seeing my sister’s can & it’s the best garbage can i’ve ever had. The lid firmly sits inside of a lip so smells are contained in the unit. Tall kitchen drawstring bags with febreze and they fit just fine. I bought this after pricing different brands at walmart. It cost a few dollars more than the bh&g brand & i got a significantly better unit delivered in perfect condition to my front door. The bag doesn’t show when the lid is closed because of the 2 piece lid & this makes for a neat look. A 5 yr warranty is nice too 🙂 if i change my mind i’ll update this but i don’t know how something could go wrong.

I first bought at target, loved it so much i found it on amazon and got a second. Ive purchased many trashes before, electronic ones expensive ones of all kind. These ones are the best because they are sturdy they stay still and come with bags.

It looks nice, but could use more weight at the bottom so it’s not moving around on the floor when you push the pedal to life the lid.

I bought two and set them side-by-side at my furnished rental property. They’re beautiful and practical, and the step-to-open mechanism seems sturdier than others i’ve bought in the past. The hidden pocket for storing a bag supply is ingenious. These are great, and my renters love them as much as i do.

Looks great with a lid design that covers the edge of the bag. Soft close lid is nice as well. One small issue is that it tends to slide backward a little each time you step on the pedal to open since the back of the can tapers in. I have it up against a wall and the metal bar on the bottom was marring the floor a little where it slid. I put a foot long 2×4 behind it and it fixed the issue. You cannot see the 2×4 spacer but it would be better for simplehuman to reevaluate the design. Still five stars as it works great and may just be the way we have it set up or use it that causes the issue.

I own multiple simplehuman trash cans and i ventured to buy the plastic version. I was skeptical of how it would compare to their metal cans, but, i actually like the plastic more. The design is stylish and the quality is fantastic. My favorite feature is how you can store the bags behind the trash can and it makes changing the bag that much easier.

I really would like to give this 5 stars. It’s a very attractive can and works well. My biggest complaint is that the bags that come with it and also the bags from costco fit very tight. It’s hard to get them on the can. It’s a real struggle especially with arthritic hands. Normally i would buy the simplehuman bags but since they don’t fit any better than costco’s i will save the money. On the plus side the can is big enough i only have to empty it once a week and then it’s usually only about half full for a single person. It would be especially great for a larger family. It doesn’t seem to move around much, if at all.

Great trash can that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. Replaced my previous simplehuman dual-compartment stainless steel trash can and was worried this wouldn’t have as nice a look or be as sturdy because it’s mostly plastic not metal, but both of those were proven wrong. It is solid/well-made, doesn’t tip or fall over when you use the foot petal to open itneven when it’s empty (good weight distribution) and looks nice/fancy for a trash can at a fraction of the cost of the bigger fancier models they have. And i love the size, for a single guy who lives alone provides tons of volume for my garbage without having to constantly haul bags to the garbage room.

Wanted to go modern with a trash can. However didn’t like the idea of a stainless finish. I think i would find myself cleaning finger prints too often. Looks nice and hasn’t had any issues with the step opener at all. I waited awhile before placing a review because i wanted to see if it was sturdy enough. It is and i highly recommend this trash can.

And i love that the kids cant grab the lid to open it like they do with the cheap cans, hence leaving dirty hand prints all over the top. They’ve learned they have to step on it to open it alleviating one less mess. I however don’t really like the design of the lid on the inside, there’s a crevice that’s very difficult to get into and clean if the lo’s dont clear the can which happens often. And the liner pocket in the back is genius. I just wish the liners were a little more aforable. Over all i’m extremely happy with this can.

Never thought i could be in love with a trash can, but here i am. My cat (convinced he’s a dog or raccoon in disguise) would claw at the bag on my old trash can and actually get inside to mess with the trash even when i put the bag down. I cringed at spending so much on a trash can but it works perfectly and has defeated my pesky cat. Have had no problems in the month or so that i’ve used it. Highly recommend for pet parents.

Ok, i couldn’t believe that i bought a trash can that cost so much. I had regret the second i pushed the complete purchase. I kept thinking, ‘ i’ll just return it and pay the shipping. ‘ then it came, opened the box, and it was instant love. The lid is sturdy, the materials are smooth and nicely finished. The action on the lid is, well almost calming. I felt the same way when i got my dyson vacuum. Good design does cost more, and it’s worth it.

Tip: use costco 13 gal bags, fold them like tissues so that when you pull one out, the other comes out partially for the next use (if you want to save $$ on bags). However, nothing beats their original intended bags of course. This is hands down the best trash can i’ve ever used.

I still can’t believe i spent $80 on a trash can, but so far i can say it’s the nicest one i’ve ever owned. I had a simple human one previously that had a broken stepper so i was looking to replace it with something slimmer. This thing is really great with it’s slim design and it can be pushed directly up to the wall and still open fully. My last can i had to keep a good inch or so away from the wall in order for the top to open all the way. Very stylish looking, slim, compact, and takes up much less space.

Buy a cheaper trash can and you won’t be as happy. Best trash can for the money hands down. We have a more espensove one that’s all stainless that was closer to $200 and this one is just as nice, if not nicer, albeit not all stainless.

Doesn’t fit standard garbage bag sizes let alone the ones you can buy from costco (13 gallon). Very high quality plastic but disappointed you either have to use super large generic bag replacements or their proprietary ones.

I thought it was a bit crazy at first, paying this much for a garbage can. 7 months later though and i consider it one of the better purchases i’ve made. The good: bags never fall into the container (unlike most garbage bins for 13 gallon tall kitchen bags) tapered design means i’ve rarely had a full bag get struck when trying to remove it, let alone rip. The little bag dispenser is convenient, if a bit silly. Finally it just looks goods. The bad: it’s expensive, as are the custom fit bags. I could see them becoming an issue for a large family, however for a childless couple that recycles a lot this hasn’t been much of an issue. This will fit 13 gallon tall kitchen bags, mostly just at the cost of capacity.

Trash cans haven’t always been around for families to dispose of their trash in. So what did they do with their garbage?. That depended on where they lived. Farmers and their families turned food scraps into pig slop. Of course, pigs will eat anything, even dead bodies, so who knows what was fed to them. What wasn’t fed to the pigs was buried in a hole in the ground or burned. So for those who lived on farms, trash disposal wasn’t that much of an issue. But what about those who lived in the cities, especially those in apartment buildings?. They wouldn’t own their own property to dig holes and bury it. Tenants might own pets, but it is doubtful they would have their own pigs.

Oh my goodness, yes it’s just a trashcan, but this is the best trashcan ever. I never thought i could get excited over a trash receptacle but i have. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, but it is plenty spacious while being just the right shape to not take up too much room. This is a must-have trashcan for all households.I will be purchasing more for our house soon.

Excellent made–sturdy & very functional. Larger that standard tall kitchen trash cans. Rectangular design allows it fit nicely near wall. Bag dispenser, however, protrudes and prevents unit from sitting flush against a wall. Top is strong and has hinge that can keep lid open. Size precludes using ‘standard’ off the shelf bags, so, simplehuman becomes your bag vendor when you own this product; they are somewhat pricey. Overall, an attractive, well constructed and useful step can.

We have used a variety of garbage cans over the years, and this one works the best for us. We wanted something that sits close to the wall, but would not rub up against it. We also were concerned about the foot mechanism and its construction, as we have had other break either slowly over time or all of a sudden. We were concerned about the plastic outside, but it has been holding up very well since we bought it. Its very easy to clean, doesn’t leave smudges and won’t rust either; which are nice. We do also like she very much as well.

I have had this trash can for a few months now, and yet still everytime i use it, i’m happy with my purchase. My wife says i’m getting a little too excited about a silly garbage can, but let me assure you; every aspect of this thing screams quality and superior design. Our previous bins all suffered from broken hinges or opening mechanisms early on, and we just adapted to manually opening it by hand over the years until we caved and bought yet another that would repeat the process. Well, those days are over, and simplehuman has delivered this masterpiece. The open/close mechanism is silent and feels solid, the in-can bag storage is a convenient touch but i’m cheap and just use regular flexible 30 gallon drawstring bags from the grocery store. They fit the can perfectly as the sample bags that shipped with it. The bin is very easy to keep clean, and a few more nice touches are the stay-open top that stays up if you lift it manually (this helps when throwing a heap load of scraps into the can, or if you want to change the liner), and the rubber feet that keep the trash can in place when you step on the pedal. I also praise the fact that you never have to struggle the full liner out of the can, it simply pulls up and out easily, every single time no matter how full you stuff it. I will never try another brand of garbage can.

We wanted a new kitchen trash can. The wife wanted stainless steel and a rectangular shape. Many opened by waving a hand over the top but that seemed like something that would fail before too long. The previous one opened by stepping on a lever which worked fine so that is what we wanted. However, the stainless steel versions of those were expensive, too small, or had bad reviews. This one did not have any reviews but the other ones by simplehuman all had good reviews. The wife decided the white color with some stainless steel hardware matched the kitchen fine. This can seems well designed and sturdy. It holds a lot more trash than the previous one did due to its rectangular design. The step opening works fine.

Good quality and it matches all our appliances which are white with stainless handles. I like the way the bags are stored in the back, so convenient.

simplehuman 10 Liter / 2, Keeps dog out. Liked it so much we immediately reordered another.

What a beautiful looking trash can. (and how unbelievable that i would ever say something like that. ) the color is perfect and matches the bronze fixtures in our bathroom. I absolutely love the slow quiet close instead of the thump of our previous trash can. It also can go flush against the sink cabinet and flush against the wall, saving room and wear and tear. Now if only i could get the registration to work. . It doesn’t recognize this as a product. Within 5 minutes simplehuman rep contacted me with the registration info and i now have my warranty.

I put bathroom cleaning products that i want handy in it, such as toilet cleaner, bath cleaner and sponge, windex, and scented spray. The long profile allows me to place it in the corner between the wall and the toilet and still have room for a magazine rack. Another good feature is that it opens with a pedal and closes slowly and silently. It would be very difficult for a child to open it. Of course, i wouldn’t put cleaning products in it if i had a young child, but it’s a plus for families with young children as it would be very difficult for them to get into the trash.

At first i thought, ‘am i crazy for paying this much for a trash can?’. But then i noticed that the simplehuman products are all expensive. I tried a different trash can for our bathroom but it didn’t fit in the small tight space. I must say, this trash can fits well, seems to be able to hold a lot of trash for the bathroom, comes with 10 trash bags, and looks great. As long as no one realizes how expensive it was. I think i will not need to buy another trash can again, so it hopefully will be worth it.

My dog is 120lbs and has one weakness, the bathroom trash. It’s really how he deals with being left alone. Yes, we close the door, but again 120lbs and a head of steam, makes short work of the door. So we needed something that could stand up to this beast and be stylish enough not to stand out like a sore thumb. First, the design is ingenious. The clam shell design, is what keeps the pooch at bay. It can’t be opened by licking, nibbling or a nose poke. When this can is closed, it’s closed. It will stay closed, even when knocked over. Due to its design, it is pretty hard to knock over.

Big enough to hold trash from both my husband and myself. Most important the dogs and the baby have not been able to get into it. Definitely a must have if you have a dog and/or baby.

This may sound weird, but i don’t like a lot of loud noises early in the morning. For years, our bathroom’s pedal trash can would ‘clang’. Loudly in the wee hours and echo through the house each time i opened it as its top smacked into the toilet or the wall. It even took off some bathroom paint over the years. I finally decided to look for a replacement, and this is it. Or at least stainless steel. This baby is quiet, attractive and fits easily into difficult small spaces. And simplehuman makes quality stuff (we’ve had a larger version in the kitchen for years). Yes, it’s expensive, but this is one case where you definitely get what you pay for.

An amazing item that is well worth the premium price. I ordered this in white and it looks excellent and low profile placed next to my toilet. The foot pedal is among the highest quality i’ve seen in a product like this and it activates without the creaky whine many others do.

Key specs for simplehuman 10 Liter / 2.6 Gallon Butterfly Lid Bathroom Step Trash Can, White Steel:

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  • 10 -YEAR WARRANTY – We use the best materials and solid engineering so our products will last in tough environments like your home — for years.
  • CODE R CUSTOM FIT LINERS – Enhance your trash experience with extra-strong and durable trash bags that fit this can perfectly for a cleaner trash experience.
  • INNOVATIVE BUTTERFLY LID – Innovative split doors open from the center for low lid clearance.
  • STRONG STEEL PEDAL – Engineered to last 150,000 steps – that’s more than 20 steps a day for 20 years.
  • SILENT CLOSE LID – Patented lid shox technology controls the motion of the lid for a slow, silent, quiet close – no banging or loud noises.
  • INTERNAL HINGE – Allows you to place this can right up against the wall without scratching.
  • 7.7″W x 15.6″D x 13.7″H – 16.9″ with lid open

Comments from buyers

“The perfect dog proof trash can!, Dog proof so far! (Hooray!), Quiet, solid, adaptable”

This is the perfect waste can for the bathroom. The simple human bags are also great bags, but expensive so i use bargain bags which work great. What i really love is the plastic liner which is like a separate bucket inside which can be taken out and washed. The bags don’t touch the inside of the can, just the liner. I don’t know why i waited so long to buy.

I have larger versions of this for the kitchen, but wanted a similar design for the bathroom. A smaller space with little clearance for a full size round or rectangular lid to rise up and invariably bang the wall or cabinet. The 10l size is made with the same quality as their original, larger ones. While more expensive than other options, it is solid and performs seamlessly. I’ve had others for well over 10 yrs without an issue. Perfect for a small space or where you don’t want it noticed. Opening and closure of the lid(s) is flawless, quiet, and solid. If you have dogs or cats they won’t get into the trash. Mailed direct from simplehuman–arrived in perfect condition; well-protected packaging.

I don’t normally buy more expensive things but this time i’m glad i did. I was impressed by the reviews and they were spot on. I have a tiny kitchen and use this as my kitchen garbage pail. It is as great as everyone says – quiet, roomy for its size, doesn’t slide back when you step on the lever.

This is a really great trash can. I was worried that it would be a tight fit between the toilet ant the wall, but there is room to spare. It is probably double the size of my old can and since the bags fit perfectly there is little wasted space, so it may have effectively tripled the capacity with just a slight increase in footprint. The metal is much easier to wipe down than my old plastic one which had a slight texture. The butterfly opening mechanism is very smooth, does not need much vertical clearance, and the trashcan does not shift when stepping on the lever to open it.

I got this trash can as a used product. It was a little bent in but was pretty easily pushed back into place. I am so pleased i don’t have to remember to shut the bathroom door anymore when we leave. Beagle has not gotten into the trash since we got the thing. Gotta find one that is 13 gallon-sized now for the kitchen.

Love that my dog can’t get into this at all (he already figured out how to get into the kind with the “classic” lid by lifting it up with his nose). It has to be stepped on to open, so it takes a little getting used to, but it so worth it.

Fits in a tiny spot in our kitchen, and is basically dog proof. I had about 8 inches of room to fit a dogproof trashcan in, and this works like a charm. If the mutts ever do decide to knock it over, i’m going to anchor it to the side of a cabinet by drilling a small hole through the can and driving a screw through it into the wood.

Great bathroom trashcan which stays sealed and is easy to change bags. It doesn’t take up much space and has a nice slow close mechanism that prevents getting fingers caught in the opening as it closes. The foot pedal is big and easy to use. Drawstring trash-bags instead of buying the made-to-order ones. Beware: if kids use the pedal, they should really like the space port doors / butterfly wings lid. If they try to pry open the lids without the foot pedal, which you don’t ever need to do, the lids can really pinch fingers to the point of even bleeding.

We have a small pet who won’t leave the trash alone. This is the perfect solution . We reuse plastic grocery bags . They tuck around can liner and do not show. You have to step on foot lever to open can. Because it opens low profile, perfect to sit under sink.

I did my research and i was always pointed towards simplehuman trash cans. I moved into a new house recently and needed trash cans for all of my bathrooms so i decided to buy some of these. What i love about this is how amazing it looks and feels. It is definitely a quality product. First off for a bathroom, you always want to have something with a lid. Nobody wants to see all of the stuff in your bathroom trash cans. It makes the whole room look a lot better. The lid on this trash can has the lid that simplehuman is known for, which slowly releases and closes once you let go of the foot pedal. This means that your lid isn’t going to be slamming down and making a bunch of noise. The butterfly design is also just super cool.

The wastebasket is nice and very quiet and the right size to accommodate what i wanted. I am hoping that regular trash bags will work in it as i don’t like to be tied down to a special trash bag. The only issue was that i ordered it in stainless steel and got white. So, i switched some other trash cans around and put this one in the utility room.

 i decided on this can after reading several reviews on many others. This one was a little more than what i had budgeted for bathroom trash cans, but it had the butterfly lid that makes it more difficult for a dog to open. That is the main reason i gave the first one a try. I also liked the look as we are remodeling our bath and needed the silver. The day i received it, i ordered a second. The quality is good, the soft close lid is a really nice added touch and so far my dog has been unable to open it.

I have another simple human step can but it has a perfect for dog nose lift spot, right in the front. My basenji’s ‘take out the garbage’ if it’s not on the back of the toilet. This one with the butterfly opening has a ‘soft close’ function has no such spot but make sure your dogs aren’t hanging out while it closes, hahaha.It’s a little lighter than rubbed oil bronze fixtures in my bathroom but still looks great. The narrow profile fits in my small bath (5’x7′) between the toilet and the tub, with room to spare. I recommend this toilet roll holder as well though it’s a little darker in shade. My tp and garbage are no longer raidedwall mount oil rubbed bronze finish wall install toilet roll paper holder box 128mm122mm124mm.

Much smaller than i anticipated. I use this in the bathroom for two people so it is emptied often. But the primary purpose of this purchase has been met which was to keep my lab hound from being ‘that dog’ who dumpster dives. Other than the size, the mechanics function smoothly and quietly.

Our dog was constantly getting into the bathroom garbage, pulling out everything he could get his mouth on. I got tired of closing the bathroom doors when nobody was home. In my search for another solution, i came across these. Was not too thrilled about the price tag but figured i’d give it a shot. We’ve had these for several months now and have not had one problem. It’s a great size can and with a family of 5, we can get away with empting these cans every other week. If you’re looking to keep pets out of the trash, i highly recommend this investment.

I didn’t want to spend $50 on a wastebasket but this is as the nicest one i could find. After all i still really like it. It looks great under my desk and holds a lot of waste without taking up too much space. It also comes with 10 free trash bags which were pretty nice. The fact it has a lifetime warranty makes me almost ok with spending the money but it really feels like it should be around $40. That being said i’m really happy with it. The butterfly lid also keeps unsightly trash out of mind and keeps food smells from escaping.

We just built our new spa bathroom. I was a little hesitant to order online but it arrived perfectly packaged, no damage & came w/ a free sample of liners. It fits perfectly in the small space between the toilet and the vanity. It’s beautiful, i love the look of oil-rubbed bronze. The butterfly top goes up smoothly, returns quietly & slowly when released and the inquisitive cats can’t get in it. The inner can is easily removed / replaced to change bags & when closed, you never see the liner bag. Consider this the rolls-royce of bathroom trash bins & it is most definitely well worth the ‘splurge’.

These trashcans are really nice, work very well, and fit perfectly in our narrow space between the toilet and sink in our bathroom. If you don’t have a lot of width available but want to wedge in a trashcan, this should work great. They look nice and seem sturdy. They are also dog-proof, since my dog seems to like to get tissues out of a lidless trashcan and eat them. These also take a few seconds to close, which means they won’t pinch your fingers and are silent. I would recommend using the bags that simplyhuman makes for this trashcan, since they fit perfectly and a regular garbage bag might not fit as snugly. Bottom line, if you just want a basic trashcan and don’t care about aesthetics, buy one for $10 or something. If you want something a bit nicer that fits in a tight space and is pet-proof, get this one.

We had simple human profile 10 liter cans in our bathrooms. Our wily bichon frisee has a taste for used tissues and figured out how to nose the lid open and help himself. We also had issues with the profile cans where the dog would grab the bag where it pokes out under the lid and pull the can over and feast on the contents. After cleaning up the resulting messes one too many times, we went looking for a dog-proof can and read several reviews from people who recommended the butterfly step can. Several weeks later we have had no dog intrusion into the cans. The fact that the lid halves are recessed into the top solves the nosing-open problem. This can also has no protruding bag to bite on. So far he’s been unable to defeat the butterfly step can. Now, if he ever realizes he just needs to step on the little foot pedal, we’ll be in trouble again.

 the beauty in this trashcan is beyond what i can say. The white steel matched my bathroom setup perfectly with the toilet and sink. The soft close in beyond what i expected and it fit perfectly into the space i needed. I actually brought this to replace another simplehuman trashcan (6l semi-round) because it was noisy when closing it (petty i know) but once you experience soft close you will never go back. Best part of all, it takes regular grocery store bags so no need to spend an arm and a leg on custom bags.

My dogs love to dig through the trash cans. It was so bad i had resorted to keeping bathroom can on top of the toilet. I came across this one and even though it was expensive i decided to try it. I purchased a warehouse deal to save some money. It came with a rather large dent but i was able to push it out for the most part and now it is not noticeable unless i really look for it. They haven’t figured out how to get into it. I want this style for my kitchen now. I have the simple human one with the lock in the kitchen now and while it keeps the dogs out when it’s locked sometimes we forget and then i come home to trash everywhere. This one takes no thought, they can’t open it.

I replace my old ones that the top hit the under counter when opened with these and they work great. I can only hope one day there will be a little button also on the side to open so it isn’t totally required to step on it all the time.

I had a cheaper can with a lid but my little dog could still pull the bag out and tear up the trash. This one has no visible bag for him to grab hold of. The can also fits perfectly between the toilet and the vanity. The butterfly style means the lid doesn’t bang against anything when it opens.

This trash can is the best bathroom can i have ever encountered – i can’t think of a single way it could be improved, other than maybe more packaging, since getting a dented can seems to be common. We have two of the white steel (after the first one we had to come back and buy a second) and they are gorgeous – sleek but unobtrusive. It’s a perfect size, and takes much longer to fill that you would expect, for the space it occupies. The can has an interior plastic liner (heavy duty) that makes it easy to put the bag on and hides the edge. The opening mechanism is smooth and mostly silent, with a slow close that isn’t jarring like many cans. The bags don’t get weird suction wasting a bunch of space, either. Also, this is a very stable trash can. Dogs can’t get into it, and it won’t fall on it’s side when you awkwardly try to use the peddle. If you want a bathroom trashcan that feels like quality and that you will want to show off to your friends and family (even though they probably don’t care, because it’s a trash can) – this is your match.