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Black 3.7 gal. Eco Cocoon Trash Can

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Black 3.7 gal. Eco Cocoon Trash Can


Product Information

Our Eco Cocoon Trash Can is sturdy but pliable, thanks to recycled content, and its elliptical design is easy on the eyes. Since it is tolerant of environmental extremes such as heat, cold and moisture, it's also suited to outdoor use.

  • Made from EPDM rubber and recycled polypropylene
  • 30% recycled content
  • Can be used inside or outdoors



Eco Friendly


  • 7-1/2" x 14-1/4" x 17-3/4" h

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Black 3.7 gal. Eco Cocoon Trash Can is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 34.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not exactly white I like this trash can - it is a large size without taking up a lot of space, and the funky shape lends some visual interest. But I'm giving it four stars because it isn't white - it's some shade of off-white. I'm keeping it, but one notices the difference in a largely white bathroom.
Date published: 2014-08-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from We needed something in our playroom to hold swords, play mops, etc. This was perfect. I bought the medium size for the height and they work great. Fits great in the bottom of our storage closet which is the size of a typical bedroom closet and holds a good amount as well. I was worried at first it might tip over and we may need the even larger size but not so. Fun idea that looks great.
Date published: 2014-06-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from compact umbrella holder I cannot speak to using this product as a trash can but I picked up the smallest version to use as a holder for a couple compact umbrellas. It would be much to short for large umbrellas but is the perfect size for the small ones (about 10.5 inches long when they are rolled up) in our home. This keeps them neat but still easily in reach if heading out on a rainy day. It also contains any water if the umbrellas are still a little wet when put away.
Date published: 2014-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish wastebasket This is a great wastebasket especially for a small bathroom.
Date published: 2014-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gift wrap storage I had been storing my rolls of gift wrap in a Container Store plastic bag and decided to spruce up my closet. This is a great looking and convenient solution.
Date published: 2014-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 1.7 Gallon Makes Great Umbrella Stand I use a black, 1.7 Gallon Eco Cocoon Trash Can in our entryway closet to keep umbrellas and long-handled vacuum attachments tidy. I like the modern look.
Date published: 2014-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great wastebasket Got two of these to separate recyclables - excellent size and shape makes it possible to fit two in the space normally occupied by one. Love the simple modern look and practicality (ease of cleaning).
Date published: 2013-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for awkward spaces My husband and I recently moved into a vintage apartment that had a very small space under the sink for the trash (only 7.75" wide) and the kitchen was so tiny that putting it anywhere else (other than the dining room) wasn't an option either. This was one of 2 cans I found that fit our space requirements that wasn't bathroom sized. It fits perfect! It even fits standard tall trash can liners.
Date published: 2013-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bin! Got it for recyclables - fits perfectly behind my large bin in the built in pull out trash drawer in my kitchen. The soft material allows it to give to fit just right!
Date published: 2013-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I purchased this for under my kitchen sink. I keep a trash container on the left side for trash, but wanted one on the right for recyclables. This one is perfect! I have little room in the front, due to the pipe under the sink. But it is tall, so there is a lot of room for smaller items. Large items, no. Some say this has an odor, and it rubbery. It's like any other trash container, but thin and flexible! No odor at all!! I am happy with my purchase.
Date published: 2013-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Problem solver This trash bin is perfect for recycling needs in a small kitchen space. It snuggles in nicely between our larger trash can and a cabinet and holds a surprisingly large amount of recycle items, especially newspapers.It's flexibility makes it easy to take in and out of the tight space. Recycle bin problem solved!
Date published: 2013-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Fit I bought this trash can for my tiny kitchen and it works just fine---the slim profile is what I needed; and if I happen to bump into it, the soft rubber gives and does no harm.
Date published: 2013-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Winner - Best Actor in Impossible Bathroom Space This fits perfectly and beat out all the other contenders by a mile! It fits perfectly between the wall and the throne in our compact bathroom! I love it!
Date published: 2013-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect trash can!!! I bought the tallest cocoon trash can in white to use in the bathroom. I had looked around at the local home stores and everything was so plain and boring. This one was perfect. Fun design, quality material, great size and a low price. It fits perfectly in the knee hole space of my vanity and is narrow enough that my stool can slide under as well.
Date published: 2013-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Roomy but slim! It's near impossible to find a stylish bathroom trash container that holds a lot, but takes up little floor space. This product is great, good looking, and environmental to boot. I purchased the largest size offered and it's perfect.
Date published: 2013-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit We had a tricky spot to fill: under the sink, in between pipes and products. These fit great and are easy to clean.
Date published: 2013-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product It took me a long time to find the perfect garbage had to fit in a corner cabinet, under the ink, and be big enough to handle a kitchen's garbage. This pail was expands if need be, and easily fits in the space under the sink. I love it!
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for Tight Spaces! The trash can fits beautifully between two vanities in our bathroom. It is stylish and the black goes with our cabinets and countertops.
Date published: 2012-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shape Love this trash can. Narrow size makes it versaticle and perfect for any space. Highly recommend
Date published: 2012-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice space saver This was the perfect trash can for my bathroom. Because of the way my bathroom is shaped and the amount of room I have. This trash can was a perfect fit and not to mention the material it is made of. I never have to worry about this one cracking like I did with plastic ones that didn't fit in the space and that I had to jam in and ended up cracking the can. Thank you container store for your wonderful and time saving and space solutions.
Date published: 2012-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing So attractive and slender. I use them for recylcling.
Date published: 2012-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Fit Bought the smallest one of these for the downstairs powder room. Just right the size for the small space between the sink and wall. Perfect for the small amount of trash generated in this room. Happy to support the recycling effort while having a nice product.
Date published: 2012-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this garbage can! This can is great in that it fits under the sink with no problem and it weighs next to nothing! Easy to move around so you can clean up messes anytime anywhere! AND easy to clean.
Date published: 2012-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great recycle bin Bought this for our kitchen. It sits right beside the back door. SO very handy for recyling. Lightweight and flexible to fit so many items! Should have chosen black since the newspaper print gets on the ivory color that I bought.
Date published: 2012-03-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Space Saver, But Smelly This trash can is a cool shape, and it is a space saver, it fits between my chair and dresser, and there's only about 10 inches of space there. However, I bought it to use as a clothes hamper for my hand-washables that I want to keep separate. I needed something tall and long to fit 1-2 weeks worth of delicate garments, but skinny to fit in a certain spot. However, it smells pretty strongly of plastic, so I have to keep a plastic bag inside to keep the smell from transferring to my clothes.
Date published: 2012-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I DON'T USUALLY GET EXCITED ABOUT TRASH CANS, BUT. My bathroom is small compared to the size of the ones in new homes. This trash can is the answer to my space problem.
Date published: 2011-08-17
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Community Q&A

How tall is this product?

Asked by: Dre925
The height of our Black 3.7 gal. Eco Cocoon Trash Can is 17- 3/4".
Answered by: snzeigler
Date published: 2021-01-27

Is it possible for me to call customer and order these on line ship to our locations

Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, orders can be placed either online or over the phone at 1-800-733-3532. Our Customer Solutions Department is available to take your call from 9am to 6pm CST daily.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2020-10-08

Could this material be painted and be too subject to flaking?

Asked by: MommaNana
We do not recommend painting this item.
Answered by: TheContainerStore
Date published: 2020-07-24

Are these ivory or white?

I know the description says white, but they look ivory/cream online. Thanks!
Asked by: MicheleSF
I just purchased two of these . They are definitely not white. Cream or ivory would be an accurate description.
Answered by: ksteph
Date published: 2020-08-02

Need 1.7 gallon size in black

The white Eco Cocoon comes in 3 sizes but the website only shows the black Eco Cocoon in the larger size. I need the medium size, 1.7 gallon, in black. Can I order it? (I have the white/cream 1.7 gallon in a bathroom and it is great).
Asked by: McMae
Currently, our Black Eco Cocoon Trash Can is only available in a 3.7 gallon capacity.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2020-01-18

flexible material?

I want to be able to fit this through a 5 inch wide cabinet drawer... the cabinet itself is much wider once inside, but door opening is slim. Is this material flexible enough that I can bend it and slide it inside the opening? Am looking to get the largest size.
Asked by: Jaimers
Although the body of our 3.7 gal. Eco Cocoon Trash Can is quite flexible, the base (the part that measures 7-1/2" wide) is not, so it would not be possible to bend it and slide it into the 5" wide opening you describe.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2019-12-13

What size trash bag is recommended for the 3.7 gal?

Asked by: Propeller
We recommend our simplehuman 5.2 gallon Trash Bags (#10062323) for our 3.7 gallon Eco Cocoon Trash Can.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2021-01-18

more sizes?

I'm looking for this exact thing, but in the 13 gallon kitchen size. Do you sell larger sizes of this product?
Asked by: DianaFromMoline
Currently, the Eco Cocoon Trash Cans are offered up to the 3.7 gallon size. A 13 gal. size is not available.
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2019-09-09
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