simplehuman Stainless Steel Rectangular Kitchen Trash Can, 12-Gallon

Last updated: December 17, 2019

simplehuman Stainless Steel Rectangular Kitchen Trash Can, 12-Gallon

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Product Details

In our analysis of 90 expert reviews, the simplehuman Stainless Steel Trash Can, 12-Gallon placed 9th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Perfect Stainless Steel Trash Can Ideal for the kitchen, the office or anywhere you need to throw away rubbish in your home, the simple human 45 liter/12 gallon rectangular step on garbage can has a brushed stainless steel finish to match your home decor that has a Nano-silver clear coat that helps the can’s surface resist germs and fingerprints, and no inner bucket, which means more capacity for more trash. A Faster Liner Change This can also features an innovative ‘liner pocket’ that stores and dispenses simple human custom fit liners from inside the garbage can so they are always at your fingertips, which makes changing liners quick and easy. It also has a liner rim that flips down to hide the trash bag and keep it secure – and harder for dogs to get into. I’m the Strong and Silent Type The strong wide steel pedal means the can is hands-free and is designed to last 150, 000 steps — that’s more than 20 steps a day for 20 years, and simple human’s patented lid shox technology ensures that the lid closes softly in a smooth, quiet manner. Custom Fit Trash Can Liners simple human Code M trash can liners are a perfect fit for this trash can. They are made from extra-durable plastic with thick double seams to prevent rips and tears and have been rated among the top in strength comparable to other major brands. Extra strong to keep garbage in the bag — not on the floor or the bottom of your trash can. Brand Story We design tools that help people become more efficient at home. Day to day life has room for improvement. That’s the basic thinking behind simplehuman. Many activities in our daily routine are so basic that we take them for granted. Washing our hands, cleaning up after a meal, grooming and prepping our appearance. Through innovation and new technologies, we find ways to streamline these simple tasks. We call our products tools for efficient living.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

What's cool about this product is that it has an innovative liner pocket that dispenses liners inside the can, as well as a liner rim to secure the bag in place. It has a silent close lid, and its wide pedal is engineered to last more than 150,000 steps.
It has a sleek, stainless steel build to fit most décor.
Another great feature of this product is that except for the stylish, rectangular shape, it contains a liner pocket and a liner rim. The liner pocket dispenses liners within the can, and the liner rim keeps the trash bag in place, and keeps it invisible to the outside gaze. Additionally, the trash can comes in six different color options.
You can store the 60 pack liners it comes with, in the liner pocket dispenser installed inside. This makes it easy and convenient when changing liners.
If you need a unit which you can quickly change the liners, the automatic trash bin can be a great choice.
Majority parts of the trash can are constructed by the stainless steel which is completely fingerprint proof. As a result, you do not have to worry about scratch and rust of the can.
One unique and impressive feature that makes this trash can be up there with the best is the nano-silver clear coat. It protects the stainless steel of this trash can from fingerprints and germs.
The bin features a pedal system for effortless lid opening and closing without using your hands. It closes silently due to the patented lid shox technology that easily controls the motion of the lid.
The 12-gallon capacity of, this elegant trash chamber can serve you in multiple ways, from storing your trash to bidding the nasty odour farewell.
There is a drip guard that can handle any mess. The extra-wide pedal allows you to open the trash can.
An innovative feature is the ‘liner pocket’ which you can store and dispense the custom fit Simplehuman liners from the trash bin
Has a Nano-Clear coat (frequently used on cars) that harnesses UV rays in order to repel fingerprints, inhibit germs and microbes, and eliminate odors.

What reviewers didn't like

On the downside, the unit is quite pricey for a trash can.
On the pricey side.
No odor prevention filter.
Some parts of the can are manufactured by plastic
The can dents easily. So, should be handled with care
Is more costly compared to other bins.
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