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Aluminum Shopping Cart & Liner

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Our Aluminum Shopping Cart is a classic that's indispensable for trips to the grocery store, farmers' market, flea market or laundromat. It's remarkably roomy and lightweight thanks to its aluminum construction. It easily accommodates a couple of paper grocery sacks or laundry bags, and is also convenient for storing and transporting toys, gardening necessities and pool supplies. Assembly is simple - following the picture on the label, just slide back the u-shaped clip on the axle, pop on the wheel, and the release clip - that's all there is to it!

  • Durable yet lightweight aluminum construction; silver powder-coated finish
  • Rear axel brake; heavy-duty wheels; foam grip handle; see assembly guide for wheel-mounting instructions
  • 60 pound capacity; folds to a compact 10" width for storage
  • A liner for the interior is available (sold separately, listed below)

Shopping Cart Aluminum
  • SKU#: 10016275
  • 19" x 21" x 35" h
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Aluminum Cart Nylon Liner Black
  • SKU#: 10042565
  • 13-1/4" x 15-1/4" x 16" h
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Aluminum Shopping Cart & Liner


  • 13-1/4" x 15-1/4" x 16" h


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Aluminum Shopping Cart & Liner is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 45.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from love this cart but one wheel falls off I purchased this cart in May in order to carry grocery items from my car and to carry food to the grills for cookouts from my apartment. It is terrific except for one problem. When the items are heavy, the left rear wheel falls off. I would love advice on how to repair it or wonder if it could be replaced.
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Wheels and Screws fall off I purchased this for my elderly parents a few months ago. They just recently showed me the cart and the wheel and screws that hold it upright fell off (unable to fix). They admitted that this was happening since the first week they got (1-2 short and light grocery trips). I wish I knew sooner as I would have returned immediately. I now purchased the other cart from container store and I'm cautious as to having the same issues. I hope not. I'm a fan of Container Store which is why I'm giving another shopping cart a chance.
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible Wheels don't move. I used it for the first time and it was such a pain. I am going to return it.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versatile, stronger, lightweight, large capacity I live in Brooklyn, NY and don't own a car (typical for NYC). This cart has been my "car trunk" for several years. I use it to go to the grocery store when I am doing a big shopping, and use it every other week to take my laundry to the laundry mat. It's the best cart I have ever had for these purposes, and I have owned many carts over the years! Also, the wheels are a modest size so when stored it takes up less room in my closet than other carts I have owned.
Date published: 2016-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from shopping cart for apartment living this cart is a must for anyone that lives in an apartment and grocery shops. also i love that you could get a liner for it. it keeps everything neat in the cart. holds quite a bit. love it. also a pleasure shopping at the container store. keep up the godod work!
Date published: 2014-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good purchase I love the durability but I wish the wheels were swivel.
Date published: 2013-12-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Rear Wheel Came Off Within An Hour Of Purchase! What a hunk of junk! Not worth a nickel, never mind $80 bucks. I love The Container Store but its management should remove this product from all store shelves immediately. Not worth the star I'm required to post.
Date published: 2013-10-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Torn! Why do the wheels on this not spin?! Being aluminum, it's so lightweight and wonderful. This should spin like a rolling suitcase. We've come too far for this design spec to be overlooked. If you put a large case of water in this cart and try to turn it, it's a hassle! I am torn because the only comparable cart that does have spinning wheels is steel and heavy! So I feel like I have to choose between the inconvenience of no spinning wheels or heaviness. Ugh!
Date published: 2013-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light weight & sturdy cart We recently purchased 4 of these carts to use in transporting class materials from location to location. We searched the internet pretty extensively to find a strong but light weight cart that was big enough to hold what was necessary. The wheels are big and don't wobble and the cart opens easily. So far these carts are perfect! We haven't had them long enough to vouch for their durability but they seem well made.
Date published: 2013-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Gift for the Urban Shopper I ordered this as a gift for my sister, a personal chef who makes daily walks to the grocery store. She loved it. She said it was very sturdy, worked well, and was even easy to take on the bus with her.
Date published: 2013-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Terrific Cart This is a lightweight cart w/ very comfortable handle
Date published: 2013-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ravinia here we come! I bought this for my husband for Christmas, along with the liner, 2 soccer chairs, and the portable table from another vendor. Everything fits in well. We can usually fit in a wine cooler because it's vertical. It rolls well down the path from the car to the lawn.
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shopping cart! This cart is a life saver. I use it to transfer my mother's laundry to my house every week. There is a washable bag that fits in this cart also. It collapses and can be dragged through just about any terrain, including up and down stairs. Great product!
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great for urban living I'm adjusting to living in a high-rise with my car so far away, and this cart is a great help for getting several bags of groceries up to my flat or taking trash and recycling down to the dumpster. The way it folds is quite ingenious--no snags or clatter. It fits nicely behind the driver's seat in the car, and stands up in my entry way when folded.
Date published: 2013-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best purchase ever I bought this cart to take to craft shows because I am tired of carrying bags around when they get full and heavy. This cart was absolutely perfect for my needs. I also purchased the liner for it. It is the perfect size and I had no trouble at all pushing it around on the pavement or bumpy concrete. Even though it is on the expensive side, I am extremely happy with my purchase. It was worth the cost. :)
Date published: 2012-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent choice I recently moved into a high rise unit and this product has been a great help getting groceries and other purchases from my garage to my unit. It's lightweight, even for those of us who are older, and folds to save space.
Date published: 2012-04-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Incredibly sturdy! I bought this cart 3 years ago when I moved into an apartment on the 5th floor. Fortunately the building had an elevator but it was a long distance to carry groceries, litter, cat food, etc. from the car. I have overstuffed this cart with heavy packages and it continues to roll on! Some of the front tubing is a little bent but I added a velcro strap to keep it folded up. Much sturdier than the thin wire ones. The only thing that would improve it would be rotating wheels to make it easier to turn corners.
Date published: 2012-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great cart I use this for groceries and laundry. I have to walk a block from my apartment to where I park and this has been really useful. I think it's fairly stable, but because the wheels don't swivel you could knock it over if you aren't careful. It's no worse than a normal rolling suitcase. This one is a bit larger than the steel one, but both models are very lightweight.
Date published: 2012-04-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Small light BUT HUGE DESIGN FLAW READ THIS BEFORE Yes this is cute little cart. and good side is its very light and small and folding. We purchased this after comparing with larger heavy ones . TO get to the point. bad side of this cart is that Its TOO narrow in WIDTH wise and its unstable when full of grocery. Real life test is when you try to cross the street and go over the different type of pavement etc THIS CART TIPS OVER TO THE SIDE VERY EASILY AND IS VERY UNSTABLE you have to constanly careful when you pull behind you. esp when you roll down the side curve when not careful it looses balance easily and crashes!@! CART HAS TO BE WIDER or WHEELS HAS TO BE SMALLER ( NO. NOT BIGGER SMALLER wheels when compare to the size of the cart) if the wheels are too big compare to the cart it makes unstable with narrow body such as this cart. CONCLUSION is that we dumped this one looking for more stable and larger unit with WIDER and LARGER WHEEL. HUGE DESIGN FLAW!! THIS IS GOOD FOR LIGHT LOAD around the block but it really isnt worth money! its my true unbiased opinion.
Date published: 2012-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Aluminum Shopping Cart Easy to put together, sturdy, cute, perfect for the famer's market and the grocery store. I bought the lining for hot days at the farmer's market. Otherwise, the cart is fine on its own.
Date published: 2012-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Laundry I live in a senior's retirement village and the laundry facilities are centrally located. My aluminum shopping cart is just the right thing for moving laundry to and from the laundry room. It is light weight, easy to fold, and very sturdy.
Date published: 2012-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best thing in my trunk, besides the spare tire. I love this cart. It is very light and I use it at the nursery, farmers market and to carry floral and craft tools, equipment and designs. It takes up very little room and you can stack some things on top and below .The liner makes it a private container when necessary.
Date published: 2012-03-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Shopping, groceries, laundry, etc I recently moved to NY and couldn't understand how anyone buys anything heavy without a car for shlepping. The shopping cart is the answer. The design problems, which I wish someone would fix, are front wheels that don't swivel, and a handle that should be at more of an angle so it can be pushed like a stroller. Anyone who has used these carts knows what I mean.
Date published: 2012-03-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Aluminum Shopping Cart with Liner I think the cart is fairly well designed. The one thing that would make it perfect would be if it had swivel wheels to make turning the cart easy. I need a wheeled cart for transporting materials to and from work and like the capacity and the way the liner lifts out. Then, I can fold the very easily and put it in my car. That makes the system quite neat! Time will tell if the cart will hold up.l have had three plastic, wheeled "milk crate" carts, and all of them have cracked and fallen apart.
Date published: 2012-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Purchase by Far I bought this cart for my mother and myself....we use it for groceries and for much easier than carrying a laundry basket or groceries from the car.
Date published: 2012-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EXCELLENT Folding Grocery Cart this is an excellent, sturdy, but lightweight, folding grocery cart. other grocery cart users have commented on it, & i have nothing but accolades for it. the aluminum shopping cart easily holds 4 grocery bags, & is maneuverable over nyc's uneven sidewalks, pothole strewn streets & up & down multiple flights of apartment stairs & narrow hallways. improvements might be to a) lower the price, & b) to use front wheels which turn. overall, this is The Best folding grocery cart i have ever had the pleasure of using.
Date published: 2012-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really cool shopping cart Drives like a is very high end! If you need a cart for getting your groceries home this is the best!
Date published: 2012-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Purchase I ever made! This shopping cart was worth the money. At first I thought it was really expensive but now I know why. It is the perfect size,Very light,and smooth wheels.It fits down the aisles without bumping into anything. It's great and I'm super happy with it!!
Date published: 2011-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am proud to own this These carts make it so easy to transport items from the car to the house, the house around the yard, when taking a stroll to the grocery store in stead of driving, and on vacation when carrying the items that aren't kept in suitcases into hotel rooms. Take it to the fair, farmers market or amusement park with you to carry sweaters, coats and any goodies purchased or picked up so your arms aren't loaded down the whole time. I like the fact that the Container Store carries these items in stock at the store so the best cart for one's needs can be picked out there. I like the fact that this cart is sturdy; the only thing I might change is having the front wheels swivel, but that's okay, we just tilt it back a bit to go around corners. I like the large wheels they travel over many different terrains. We still haven't been to the beach to try it out there, but I am sure it would be great. I am going to keep a second one so we have one in the garage for household use and one to keep in the car trunk so we have it when we are out, because it seems to be used all the time.
Date published: 2011-10-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The cart is a great cart. The weight is wonderful and the size of the wheels are great. The handle is to short. My husband and are average height but the handle requires us to lean over when pushing the cart.
Date published: 2011-08-22
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Community Q&A

Can wheels be bought separately?

The plastic casing on one of the wheels has broken, meaning that the wheel keeps falling off. Can replacement wheels be purchased separately?
Asked by: cc60602
The Container Store does not sell replacement wheels for this item. However, if you recently purchased this product and it turned out to be defective I would exchange it at the store for another one. You can also call the Customer Service Center for The Container Store @ 1-888-CONTAIN / or use the contact us link on the home page, to ask who the manufacturer is so you can contact them about replacement wheels. Unless abused, the wheel shouldn't have broken. If you haven't done so yet, I would sign up for their POP program so you don't have to worry about saving your receipt in case something like this happens. Best wishes, the Customer Service staff are very helpful.
Answered by: summerlover97
Date published: 2017-02-28


How much does this aluminum shopping cart weigh?
Asked by: likecontainerstore
The Aluminum Shopping cart (sku 10016275) weighs 8.67 lbs.
Answered by: mmbriscoe
Date published: 2017-03-29

Foldable with liner

If the cart has the liner, can it fold up with it or does it need to be removed beforehand?
Asked by: Snoopybleah
The liner will fold up within the cart, but the front and back of the cart will not latch together to have the cart stand independently because the liner would interfere.
Answered by: mmbriscoe
Date published: 2014-03-27

What are the dimensions of the actual basket?

Asked by: ABunting
The interior dimensions of the basket are 13-1/2" x 15-1/2" x 16" tall.
Answered by: mbdefreitas
Date published: 2017-03-29
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