simplehuman 38 Liter / 10 Gallon Rectangular Kitchen Step, Brushed Stainless Steel with Plastic Lid trash can
- 5-YEAR WARRANTY - We use the best materials and solid engineering so our products will last in tough environments like your home — for years.
- CODE J CUSTOM FIT LINERS – Enhance your trash experience with extra-strong and durable trash bags that fit this can perfectly for a cleaner trash experience.
- STRONG STEEL PEDAL - Engineered to last 150,000 steps – that's more than 20 steps a day for 20 years.
- SILENT CLOSE LID - Patented lid shox technology controls the motion of the lid for a slow, silent, quiet close – no banging or loud noises.
- LID WON'T BUMP WALL – Internal hinge allows you to place this can right up against the wall without scratching it.
- STAY-OPEN LID - The dent-proof plastic lid stays open for as long as you like — perfect for longer chores.
- 19.8"W x 12.8"D x 25.7"H – 35.1" with lid open
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From the manufacturer
38 liter brushed stainless steel step can
the perfect classic stainless steel trash can
Our rectangular step can features a classic shape that fits right up against the wall and a strong steel pedal that is designed to last more than 150,000 steps.
silent close lid
Specially designed dampers — that never need to be replaced — allow the lid to open easily but provide resistance as the lid closes.
a simple promise
We use the best materials and solid engineering so our products will last in tough environments like your home — for years. We stand by our products. If something goes wrong, we do our best to help solve the problem.
- Code J custom fit liners
- silent close lid
- strong stainless steel step pedal
- internal hinge allows for placement right up against the wall
- dent-proof plastic lid
lid shox technology
Our stainless steel lids keep it quiet so there’s no banging or loud noise with specially designed dampers that allow the lid to open easily but provide enough resistance so it silently eases down gently.
strong steel pedal
Go ahead, step on it as much as you want, since the strong wide stainless steel pedal is engineered to last upto 150,000 steps — that’s more than 20 steps a day for 20 years — and you’ll never have to get your hands dirty.
This waste bin's internal hinges allow you to place this can right up against the wall without the lid bumping, and with the stay-open lid feature, it stays open as long as you like — perfect for longer chores.
dent-proof plastic lid
Our durable dent-proof plastic lid won't show dirt or fingerprints.
custom fit liners
Complete your rubbish experience with our custom fit liners that are designed to stay neatly hidden but more importantly are strong and durable without tearing or leaks.
|38 liter classic rectangular step can with plastic lid||38 liter classic rectangular step can||45 liter slim step can||45 liter rectangular step can||46 liter classic rectangular step can recycler||58 liter rectangular step can recycler|
|custom fit liner code||Code J||Code J||Code N||Code M||Code H and Code V||Code H|
|stainless steel finishes||brushed||brushed||brushed, rose gold, black, dark bronze, white||brushed, rose gold, black, dark bronze, white||brushed||brushed, rose gold, black|
|protective coating||fingerprint-proof||fingerprint-proof||nano-silver fingerprint-proof||fingerprint-proof||nano-silver fingerprint-proof|
|strong steel pedal||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|dimensions||25.9"H x 12.5"D x 15.8"W||25.7"H x 12.5"D x 15.8"W||24.4"H x 21.5"D x 10.2"W||25.8"H x 13.3"D x 15.9"W||25.7"H x 12.8"D x 19.8"W||25.8"H x 14.2"D x 22"W|
The simplehuman rectangular step can has an internal hinge and a space-efficient shape so you can place it directly against the wall and out of the way. The strong steel pedal and dent-proof plastic lid with patented lid shox technology ensure the can will function smoothly and quietly for years.
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.
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The company is obviously trying to push their custom bags sold through them. Not a customer friendly decision.
I bought this trashcan because it looked attractive, had roughly the right dimensions for the available space, and seemed to come with a host of welcome quality-of-life improvements over my old trashcan. Happily, this trashcan met my hopes and expectations on all 3 counts.
Unhappily, there's one MAJOR problem with the trashcan, one that never even entered my mind as a possible consideration when I bought it - IT DOESN'T CLOSE! Since day 1 of ownership there's been an ever-changing gap between the lid and the body. The size of the gap varies based on the trashcan's current mood, and as it's actually behaving itself right now it's only about 1.5 centimeters (which you can see in the photo), but I've seen it get closer to 3 centimeters when it gets particularly upset.
Now, you may think a centimeter or two is nothing to worry about, and you're right in the grand scheme of things, but remember that the smell of putrefaction and flies doesn't need much of a helping hand to move in with you. I also think you'd be less sanguine about this whole affair if you had just spent $100 on a trashcan and every time you take the trash bag out you inevitably wake up the next morning to the scent garbage and the (admittedly somewhat impressive) recolonization efforts of the flies, gnats, and the various other winged brethren which now call your house their home.
I think it goes without saying that I don't think you or anyone should buy this trashcan.
Finally, to be fair, I did get about 3 or 4 open-close cycles out of the lid before the trashcan made its eternal pledge to never close again. Lord knows that's not much, but i thought I should mention that it wasn't terrible from the moment I opened the box.
Flat back so it's flushed to the wall (space saver).
Silent close lid.
Lid lock switch to keep the lid open.
'Bucket park' makes it easy to change bags
10 year warranty
Not exactly 100% FINGERPRINT-PROOF.
You have to push the the lid back with your hand to wedge the 'lock switch' under to stay open (not a big deal)
The Simplehuman bags fit well (and I got a free sample box of 10), but my old Kirkland bags from Costco will also fit fine with a little encouragement.
I can't believe it, but I actually love a garbage can!
It arrived well packaged, no dents or scratches. The mechanism to lift the lid is well made and the lid closes softly (no banging). Clean up is easy - I use Clorox wipes on the outside and around the top rim and have not had any problems or issues in that regard. Unlike every trash can I've ever bought before, I feel that this one is superior by far. I think it will last a long time and still look and work great!
Top international reviews
The notches inside to prop the inner bin on, is great when changing bags. I’ve used Aldi bin bags and they work fine. The hole at the back to feed any excess bag through is a plus as the bag is less likely to poke out from under the lid when it’s closed.
My only concern beforehand is that I’ve non slip tiles in the kitchen so I was worried it would be cumbersome moving the bin about but the recessed handle at the back makes it very easy to lift and move away from the cupboards and I can replace it back flat again.
I have this bin about 2 months now and I’m delighted with my purchase. No negatives at all.
My husband reacted strongly when he knew how much I had spent, considering it overpriced for a kitchen bin. Now that he has seen it and witnessed the effect on 'the pack' he is totally converted - and appreciates the potential vet bills it will save us. No regrets at all. We have now reviewed it on our rehoming charity facebook page and are going to recommend it on our website. I would consider this bin a 'must have' for any dog owner. An excellent purchase.
It is easy to clean and replace bags for (the locking top is a godsend and locks fully open allowing you eaily extract the inner bin container if needs be, or tilt it onto a recessed ledge allowing easy and quick removal of the bin bag). You can use traditional bags with a little bit more fiddling about if you are concerned about them showing once the lid is closed and are concerned about the price of replacements (which worked great too).
Was originally a bit concerned about the price as it is a bit pricey but those concerns have been quashed as I see this lasting a fair while.
I like the fact that the lid can be held up while emptying the bin and adding a new bag without having your foot on the pedal all the time.
I've had mine for two years now and reckon it'll last a lifetime.
Cant find any fault with it, and as someone who has spent a fortune on cheaper, (and not so much cheaper) plasticky bins I really do feel this is the last bin I shall need to buy . Halleluyah!