The Rubbermaid Commercial Slim Jim trash can is a rectangular, injection-molded, linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) garbage can with narrow measurements that enable it to fit into tight spaces, such as behind restaurant bars or next to desks. Linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) has greater resistance to dents, cracks, punctures, and ultraviolet (UV) rays than low-density polyethylene (LDPE). Rounded corners and smooth contours make it easier to wipe clean than garbage cans with squared corners. This trash can is compatible for use with accessories including a handle top, a bottle and can recycling top, a paper recycling top, a confidential documents lid, a hinge lid, a swing lid, a stainless steel dolly, a trolley, and liners (sold separately).
Trash cans are used for the disposal and temporary storage of garbage. They are typically made of plastic or metal and sometimes have a top or lid to contain odors and waste. Certain garbage cans meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for the disposal of medical waste or National Sanitation Foundation/American National Standards Institute (NSF/ANSI) requirements for food handling and processing. Others include a lock to prevent unauthorized access, safeguard confidential materials, and comply with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements. Waste bins can also be color-coded to facilitate the separation of recyclable waste, such as bottles, cans, paper, and general refuse. Ash/trash cans typically include an ash tray on top for cigarette disposal. Trash cans are used in virtually all commercial and industrial environments.
Rubbermaid manufactures cleaning, organizing, and material handling products for commercial, medical, and industrial applications. The company, founded in 1933, is headquartered in Huntersville, NC.