Toter 25564-R1209 Residential Heavy Duty Two Wheeled Trash Can

Last updated: December 30, 2020

Toter 25564-R1209 Residential Heavy Duty Two Wheeled Trash Can

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We looked at the top Outdoor Garbage Bins and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Outdoor Garbage Bin you should buy.

Overall Take

Available in seven different colors, this outdoor garbage bin is made using a traditional design. It's durable and made to last as many as 20 years. Users will appreciate the back wheels, which make it easy to tilt and pull the can to the curb. There's also a rugged rim and a bottom wear strip for added reinforcement.

In our analysis of 63 expert reviews, the Toter Residential Two Wheeled Trash Can, 64-Gallon placed 3rd when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Toter heavy duty trash can is a 2-wheeled container with a molded-in axle and attached lid. Toter trash and recycle cans offer a service life expectancy virtually double that of other brands and each comes with a 10 year warranty. The large footprint and aerodynamic design create a superior wind and set-down stability and are compatible with automated or semi-automated collection waste truck lifters. The rugged wheels make Toter cans easy to maneuver and the ergonomic design leads to easy to tilt and roll, even when full. Toter cans are manufactured through a patented molding process which allows for added rigidity and extra material in critical wear areas, creating their patented rugged rim at the top edge and the wear strip at the bottom of the container. Designed to look good even after years of service.

Expert Reviews


What experts liked

Super easy to maneuver. With the industry’s best tilt-to-roll ratio, an ideal handle height, and rugged wheels, Toter cans are easy to roll, even when completely full.
This trash can has a rugged rim design as well as a bottom wear strip which provides additional strength when needed. On top of that, it has a large footprint & an aerodynamic design for extra stability.
Rugged rim design provided extra strength to it. It is compatible with auto and semi-auto curbside collection. The wheels are very smooth on the ground and also easy to maneuver.
These trash cans have a 15 to 20-year life

What experts didn't like

It’s a bit pricey
The thin-walled metal tube is not strong enough to lift the full container.

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Vicki Liston 
Home Improvement Expert

Vicki Liston writes, produces, and narrates “On The Fly…DIY,” an award-winning home improvement and DIY show of unique project tutorials for the casual DIY’er.

Home improvement and all things DIY have been Liston’s passion since she bought her first house in 2007 and she started making video blogs in 2014. She’s performed hundreds of DIY projects, from small ones to major, wall-smashing renovations and can teach you how to make a trendy DIY barn door for cheap. The proceeds earned from “On The Fly…DIY” are donated to no-kill animal shelters and rescue organizations.

Overview

There’s no escaping it. Whether you live in a large home or a small apartment, you’re going to have trash. Outdoor garbage bins are essential for keeping trash organized and safe from critters.

Home expert Vicki Liston warns that “purchasing a garbage bin is not as straightforward and simple as you might expect.” The guide below will help you determine which outdoor garbage bin is perfect for your needs.

Start off determining what size trash can you need.

“Choose an appropriate bin size based on the number of members in your household, so you aren’t unnecessarily lugging a burdensome can to the curb or dealing with a can that is overflowing halfway through the week,” says Liston.

There are smaller bins that hold around 23 gallons, like the Safco Plastic Step-On Outdoor Garbage Bin, 23-Gallon, as well as larger bins that can hold as much as 64 gallons of garbage.

Look at the outdoor garbage can’s construction next.

“Since your garbage bin will be sitting outside, you’ll want to ensure that it’s made of materials that can withstand all kinds of weather. Rain, snow, hail, rough winds and hot and cold temperature extremes will put it to the test,” says Liston.

While some models are made out of metal, a heavy-duty plastic is the most common. Metal has a tendency to rust over time. The Toter Trash Can, 64 gallon is well made and even has an extended life expectancy. It can even handle the weekly abuse from your local sanitation workers. This is important as Liston points out that “sanitation trucks most likely won’t be soft and gentle as they empty the bin and drop it back down on the unforgiving pavement.”

Check the outdoor garbage can for wheels. Liston points out that “a family of four can produce 80 pounds of garbage per week. That’s a heavy load!” She goes on to say that “choosing a garbage bin with wheels makes transporting trash to the end of your driveway and back a breeze.” The Rubbermaid Trash Can, 50 Gallon is a good choice, as it has two back wheels with high-performance treads.

Lastly, you’ll want to examine the trash can’s lid to determine whether it’s attached or not. Liston recommends you “always opt for a garbage bin with an attached lid.” She warns that “if the can and the lid have the potential to be separated, they most definitely will.” Look for a model that not only has an attached lid, but also a lid latch to secure the lid in place. This keeps outdoor animals from getting to the garbage and making a mess.

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