Kitchen Garbage Can Cabinet

Kitchen Garbage Can Cabinet

Sunbeam’s door-mounted Trashrac, sold in 5-gallon and (harder to find) 3-gallon sizes, is not a bad in-cabinet option if you want to spend a bit less money and hold a bit more garbage than our top pick allows, and if you don’t mind putting three screws into your cabinet door. It holds garbage bags and grocery store bags well, its lid closes, it catches drips, and it lets you stuff a good bit more into its wire frame while still easily removing the bag. And it’s $10 cheaper than our main pick.
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Kitchen Garbage Can Cabinet

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Kitchen Garbage Can Cabinet

The simplehuman 10-liter Profile Step Can is a better closed small wastebasket for many of the same reasons the simplehuman Wide Step Rectangular is our pick for an overall best kitchen garbage can. First, it’s just easier to use than the others, as it fits small trash bags and grocery bags better than any can out there—not to mention simplehuman’s own bags, which fit perfectly. It looks modern but not space-age, it stands more solidly upright, its narrow profile fits more bathroom spaces, and its pedal and lid-raising mechanisms are stronger and more durable than any competition we tried (especially the all-stainless upgrade version).
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Kitchen Garbage Can Cabinet

Smaller spaces or very active kitchens may appreciate having a handy, enclosed can that sits directly under the sink. The simplehuman 10-liter In-Cabinet Trash Can ($30) is far and away the best can for this job. Setting this can up, or trying a new location for it, takes about 1 minute, as opposed to marking, pre-drilling, and fastening screws for all of the competitors we considered. The simplehuman cabinet can also looks decent, and it fits grocery bags and small trash bags easily, with the same handle-grip liner as our bathroom pick. And unlike the many wire-framed bag holders available, this closed can will definitely hold leaks, contain odors, and keep bugs and pets out. It’s also widely available, which cannot be said for many other in-cabinet cans.
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Kitchen Garbage Can Cabinet

I was skeptical of the claim on the box that you did not need to screw this can into a cabinet door to make it a real fixture, but the padding on the solid steel frame hook does the job. I tested it by flinging open my cabinet door, as if enraged by a bad spill or recipe disaster; this trash can held on tightly. If your cabinet door is thin, or you don’t want to have the frame lift up a bit when you grab the whole can out, you can mount the frame with three included screws.
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Kitchen Garbage Can Cabinet

Erin Doland, editor of the Unclutterer blog and author of Unclutter Your Life in One Week, pointed us to this can and likes it for a number of reasons. “The base is actually wider than the top, it holds the bag in place, it holds regular size garbage bags, and it’s easy to clean.” Doland dislikes the fingerprints that accumulate all-stainless-steel cans, but said she could live with the good-looking trade-off of having just a strip of it near the top.
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Kitchen Garbage Can Cabinet

Unlike the simplehuman can, the Trashrac does require installation. It’s a 10-15-minute affair for anyone who has a pencil, cordless screwdriver or drill, and a level handy. The trickiest part is making sure you mount the can such that the door can close and the frame doesn’t strike anything you can’t move inside your cabinet. You must also ensure your cabinet door is thick enough at your three mounting points that won’t break through the door with ½-inch screws. This shouldn’t be a problem, but it has been for at least one Amazon buyer.
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Kitchen Garbage Can Cabinet

The simplehuman in-cabinet trash can affixed to an under-sink cabinet door, fitted with a grocery bag. This can shows excess around its rim with every bag, even simplehuman’s custom-fit bags.
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Simplehuman’s in-cabinet can is roughly 12 inches by 9 inches across its mouth and 14 inches tall. It will fit inside most under-sink cabinet doors, which are almost always 30 inches tall, provided you make room for its clearance.
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And then just hinge the door to the cabinet. For our tilt out trash cabinet/recycle center, we didn’t even have to worry about a magnetic catch – the weight of the tilt out base keeps everything closed nicely. However, you may need to install either hardware or a chain to keep the tilt out door from opening all the way and bruising your toes 🙂
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For bathrooms and spaces where trash needs to be closed, the simplehuman 10-liter Profile Step Can is the best pick, and the Better Homes & Gardens’ 5-liter Round Step Trash Can a good runner-up. A Brighton Professional black wire mesh square wastebasket gets the simple job of collecting office waste done for $8, though if you’re willing to spend considerably more, a Rubbermaid Executive Series Hide-A-Bag Wastebasket gets you sophisticated looks and easy bag replacement. In your kitchen, the best can to use under your sink or in another small space is the simplehuman In-Cabinet Trash Can, and for a bigger bin at a lower price, the stripped-down and simple Sunbeam Trashrac is a good budget option. There are hundreds if not thousands of small trash cans out there, and these are all better picks than any of the rest.
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Just like the simplehuman step trash can we recommend for bathrooms, the removable bucket on this in-cabinet can has claws that hold onto grocery bag handles on its side. To empty this can, you can either lift the lid and yank out the bag, or yank the whole can out of its steel frame to empty it. Both are fairly simple maneuvers. If you end up using this can for non-food waste, you can easily remove the snap-on lid.
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The 2.6 gallon capacity is kind of small for use as a primary kitchen trash can, unless you live alone and rarely cook anything more complicated than coffee and toast. For a busy family kitchen, this probably isn’t enough trash can to keep up; it could, however, work well for compost scraps or small recyclables.
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After nearly a year spent looking at 769 small trash cans in stores and online, weeding out hundreds of indistinct duds, and running a dozen standout contenders through a battery of tests, we found the best small trash cans for bathrooms, offices, and kitchens. These bins fit tight spaces; resist denting, staining, and tipping; accept several types of bags; and look a lot better than plastic buckets. Upgrade to a simplehuman 10-Liter Profile Step Can for bathrooms, a Brighton Professional Black Wire Mesh Square Wastebasket for offices, and a simplehuman In-Cabinet Can for kitchens, and you’ll have an easier time keeping a tidy house.
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Any bag you fix to this can, even simplehuman’s preferred liners, is going to fold down over the top and show a good deal. This is just how the can is designed. Given that it’s hidden in a cabinet, this is far from a fatal flaw, but it might bother those who use grocery bags and don’t want to see them.
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Made from solid wood (maple) construction, the Top Mount Pullout Waste Containers are designed for absolute sturdiness with front side mounting, rear adjustable mounting brackets for variances in cabinet depth, pre-assembled door mounting brackets and full-extension, ball-bearing, 150 lbs. rated over-travel slides.
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Dab a little glue on the edges of the wood pieces to secure the top, bottom and sides together. Nail everything together. Take scrap pieces of wood, and cut to 17-3/4” for the back of the cabinet. Attach with glue and nails.
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Use 220-grit sandpaper to sand all sides of the cabinet until smooth, and wipe everything down with a damp cloth. Apply stain and wipe excess with a rag to allow grain to show through. Let dry. Apply clear polyurethane, and let dry.
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The list, in total, came to 769 cans in consideration.So I sorted and searched through through roughly 130 small trash cans at local chain stores—Bed Bath & Beyond, Lowes, Home Depot, Target, Walmart, and Sears— hundreds of remarkably similar cans holding less than 5 gallons on Amazon, and then hundreds more at other online retailers. The list, in total, came to 769 cans in consideration. After seeing what was out there, we narrowed our scope by looking for three distinct kinds of small trash cans: A lidded step can for the bathroom, an office can for paper waste and occasional food and beverage scraps, and small kitchen can for stashing under the sink.