simplehuman Stainless Steel Rectangular Step Trash Can, 10-Gallon

Last updated: December 17, 2019

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Product Details

In our analysis of 90 expert reviews, the simplehuman Stainless Steel Rectangular Step Trash Can, 10-Gallon placed 8th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

“Classic Rectangular Kitchen Step Can The simple human 38 Liter / 10 Gallon stainless steel rectangular kitchen step trash can with dent-proof plastic lid has an internal hinge and space-efficient shape so you can place it directly against the wall and out of the way. And its stylish design enhances any home decor. I’m the Strong and Silent Type The strong 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 J 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

Makes fitting, hiding, and removing a standard trash bag easier than all other cans we’ve seen, its lid opens more smoothly than any competitor’s step can, it’s far easier than others to clean out after bag breaks and spills, and it’s truly airtight, unlike most of the competition.
It has excellent features like any high-performance stainless steel trash cans. One of these features is the dent-proof plastic lid that stays open for as long as you like.
It is has a high-quality, polished stainless steel surface that accounts for its sleek look and durability. It can hold odors well and is safe to use on floors.
A silver coat finger-print finish on the stainless steel gives it a shiny beautiful look that compliments the room
The cover is silent in operation. The dent-proof lid is highly durable.
Hinges on the inner side give it an elegant look. The best kitchen garbage cans keep up the look of your kitchen.
This trash cleaner has a strong pedal that allows you to 150,000 steps which is amazing. You change the bucket of this trash cleaner as well as it has a dent-proof plastic lid that will not show any types of rubbish.
The Shox technology makes it possible for the lid to close slow and silent. They have a patented toe kick which provides easy access to the pedal and protects the can.
With a reasonable volume, it does not take much storage space which is perfect to place around a corner or in a limited-spaced area.
The foot control is very responsive. The lid has a soft close.
Easy to open, and the perfect size for any kitchen, this trash can will blend in seamlessly with its surroundings and won’t ruin the ambiance of your household.
Its strong steel pedal can handle more than twenty steps in a day for a very long time.

What reviewers didn't like

It doesn’t look quite as nice, it’s missing the inner removable bucket, and only has a five-year warranty,
The volume is not the largest.
This can is a little smaller than traditional kitchen trash cans
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