Umbra Garbage Can, 16-Gallon

Last updated: October 13, 2020


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Product Details

In our analysis of 63 expert reviews, the Umbra Garbage Can, 16-Gallon placed 9th when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Style meets function with this large, easy-to-use garbage can that looks great! With brushed metal accents, a hassle-free swing-top lid, and the integrated neck ring, this attractive garbage can keeps your waste (and garbage bag) out of sight and out of mind. Introducing Venti Trash Can by Umbra Venti Trash Can is constructed of durable pewter polypropylene so it’s sturdy and stable which means you do not have to worry about it toppling over. At the same time, it’s easy to maintain – just wipe it clean with a damp cloth. Venti is large enough that you do not have to constantly change the bag, but small enough to fit in almost any space in your home. Venti is especially useful as a kitchen trash can, but can be used anywhere in your home, in an outdoor environment, or even in a commercial space! Designed by Umbra, Venti Trash Can measures 35 inches tall by 14.5 inches in diameter, with a 16 gallon (62L) capacity. It works with the most popular 13-gallon garbage bags (the bag will hang inside the can) draw-sting and flap-tie bags. About Umbra: A global product design company providing original, modern, casual and functional design for the home.

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Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The design look very nice and the trash can with swing top has a good price-quality ratio. The bronze color makes the trash can even more good looking if you ask me.
With a larger capacity than most at this price point, this polypropylene trash can has a swing-top lid and a bag ring to hide the top of the plastic bag.
The product is made using long-lasting polypropylene material that is black. You will love the fact that it is stable and easy to clean and maintain. All you require to clean it is use a damp cloth to wipe it off.
The Umbra Venti 16 gallon black/nickel swing top trash can is made from propylene that is durable and easy to clean. It has a neck ring to hold bags in place and is sturdy enough for commercial use as well as inside or outside the home.
“I love the durable and functional plastic design, I love I didn’t spend a stupid amount of money on it.” This can’s large capacity and refined looks are praised over and over in the reviews.
This style of bin is reminiscent of the 70s – a nice throwback, but the metallic accents on the black surface ties the style elements to the present decade. The metallic band at the base of the lid section actually hides where the trash bag is secured, so you will always have a sleek look going on in your home.
The Umbra Venti features a swing-top lid that makes it simple to use, but still keeps garbage hidden from sight. It also has a ring around the neck that holds both drawstring and flap-tie bags in place and conceals them for a clean look.
Well constructed, lighter that stainless steel units.
This has been made using black polypropylene which is very durable and stable as well. On top of that, this trash is very easy to maintain since you just have to wipe it clean using a damp cloth.

What reviewers didn't like

The top can show some scratches over time.
The tape used to hold the lid down during delivery is hard to remove and at times comes off with the paint
On arrival the lid may be fastened down with packing tape which may leave a residue on removal.
It's plastic that may turn off people who want everything in stainless steel.
It is a bit heavy.
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