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White 15.8 gal. Big-Box Swing Lid Trash Can

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Our Big-Box Swing Lid is an ideal fit for tall, narrow spaces. The lid swings open with a light touch and keeps odors contained and trash out of sight. It's made of epoxy-coated steel for long lasting use. Plastic bags are also available (sold separately).

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  • Made from epoxy-coated steel
  • Swing-top lid
  • Light assembly required

15.8 gal. Big-Box Swing Lid White
  • SKU#: 10065595
  • 13-3/8" x 10-1/2" x 29-1/2" h
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White 15.8 gal. Big-Box Swing Lid Trash Can

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White 15.8 gal. Big-Box Swing Lid Trash Can is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 38.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy with the trashcans I bought 2 trashcans to fit into our cabinet next to the fridge, one for trash and one for recycling. Fit perfectly and love how it has a ring to keep the bag in place. However, it is hard to find bags to fit the trashcans since these are tall and thin. The Container Store is the only place that sells the right size bag; it is around $5 for 15 bags. Since the bags and cans are large, they last almost all week before I need to change (family of 4).
Date published: 2016-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sleek & Functional I bought 2 to replace our old kitchen trash cans from this manufacturer, as they fit perfectly in our kitchen. They have improved the design and the metal rod is now enclosed, so it won't slip out accidentally. I love the taller style as it keeps our dog from investigating last night's dinner :) Also the black lid looks nicer than the old version. I love the push down lids which are better than step cans in my opinion.
Date published: 2015-11-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent trash can For the price, it is a great trash can for our small office. We had certain parameters we needed -- we couldn't use a foot lever because our trash cans sit on the bottom of a shelving unit, we didn't want an open can for fear of smells wafting out, we didn't want a sensor lid because we have broken two of those already, we didn't want a can that required it's own special bags because we go through them too fast, and not too expensive. This fit our needs quite well. It is a nice, sleek looking can and the bags come out easily. The touch lid is more of a "press firmly" lid to both open and close.
Date published: 2015-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Purchase We were looking for a sleek trash can to go in our office that doubles as a family room. This trash can is perfect. Sleek to go with all our modern desks and air tight so you can't smell the trash inside. Excellent purchase. Easy to put together.
Date published: 2014-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love, Love, Love Went to CS to get another trash can, one that I first purchased years ago and replace every year. The size I wanted was no longer available. I had some specific requirements about the bag not hanging out around the top of the can so resigned myself to giving in to the really expensive simple human (?? I think that's the name) can. One of the CS reps (wonderful!) pointed me to this wonderful strange looking for a kitchen white big box. Perfect. Uses standard tall kitchen sized bags. Space saving, good for small areas. Less expensive than the simple human and every bit as attractive. Sleek and clean. Upgrading from plastic to metal at a great price. Can't ask for more. Highly recommend this one.
Date published: 2014-03-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easily blends with office decor Bought these for our office for paper that needs shredding. Good quality.
Date published: 2014-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great size, shape I love the height of this trash can as well as the touch lid, my dog had figured out how to use the step open style but this is too high for her to be able to tap the top and it fits well under the side of the kitchen island.
Date published: 2014-02-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love these bins, but hard to find bags I have 3 of these bins for trash and recycling. I used to have (and prefer) the smaller size (no longer available) that fit 13 gal bags with no problem.
Date published: 2013-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works great Bought this can for a small space in my kitchen. I liked that it was tall and held a good size bag but didn't take up a ton of room. I also like that so far my dogs have not been able to knock it down. Works great! Bags don't fall down in can! A+
Date published: 2013-09-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Almost perfect for our small space Love this trash can - it's the only tall one we've found that fits the small space next to our fridge and the self-closing top is great! My only complaint is that we had to put a small box in the bottom to use regular kitchen trash bags without them falling down inside. It's just a bit too tall (or rather, regular bags are too short!!)
Date published: 2013-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this piece! This is tall, stream lined, and tough. I use the typical trash bags from a general store instead of the specialty bags which work fine. I just have to fasten them to the sides to stay in place. It is a little too tall to fit under my counter. I have it in a free standing area and I have no issues. The top swings open or you can pop them locked to stay open for bigger jobs. Easy to clean too. I have received a lot of compliments because of it's unique look. I love it!
Date published: 2013-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth Every Penny This is the best Trashcan I have ever seen and purchased. I use it in my kitchen. The lid stays open for easy dumping, it's lightweight and easy to clean.
Date published: 2013-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Space Saving We got this can to fit in an awkward space under our kitchen sink. We have it on a sliding drawer (also from the Container Store) and it works beautifully. Nice and sturdy, and just the right size. Keeps odors in. The lid does get dirty as you have to push it a bit to get the trash in, but it fits right in the dishwasher for easy cleaning.
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big bin trash can and clear bags This trash can has lasted me over 15 years now and although in the beginning I had to replace the lid a couple of times because the metal rollers used to fall out a lot, they seemed to have fixed that problem. All in all a great trash bin, compact so fits in small spaces, yet tall enough to hold a lot of trash and top keeps closed so odors stay in. The trash bags are the only problems as the size is 15 gallon and they can only be found at the Container store. Fine when I lived in Texas near a store, but now I'm over 250 miles from the closest one and have to order bags shipped to me. 13 gallon size is just too small and hangs weirdly in the can and hate to waste a large black trash bag. They have really nice quality bags though until this year when they came in with one point less on the thickness and I could immediately tell. One roll had several torn bags mid roll, and they just feel thinner. But so far so good on the rest, not too pricey and you can fill them all the way to the top almost if you get the rubber band holder for the top of the bag-HIGHLY recommend this.
Date published: 2013-03-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Purchase It really is great for smalle spaces. It holds a substantial amount of trash. And, it is easy to keep clean.
Date published: 2012-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the BEST trash bin I purchased 3 of these bins several years ago for my laundry room. 1 is for garbage and the other 2 for recycling (I like to sort paper and plastic). They stand neatly side by side against a wall and STILL look new. The swing lid is perfect - provides a wide mouth for disposal and one can just "drop" in the trash. I find the step lids to be a bit noisy and hard on a wall if the can is sitting next to it (especially during heavy usage, i.e. a party). The plastic grips that hold the metal rods are just now starting the break off, but are easily (unnoticeably) fixed with duck tape (gotta love that stuff).
Date published: 2012-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Nosy Dogs Love this can because it is tall enough that our nosy dog can't get into it. Very easy use with the swinging upper flaps. We have two side by side at the end of the counter one for garbage and one for recycling.
Date published: 2012-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Fit for my Trash Drawer Slide-Out I bought two of these. They fit perfectly in my cabinet pull-out trash area. One is for recycling and the other for trash. They are very sturdy and easy to clean.
Date published: 2012-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Answer for Recycling These tall narrow trash cans are perfect for recycling when you have limited space. They fit nicely under counters, and three side by side fit easily even in a small space. I love these cans.
Date published: 2012-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Item I had this trash can for over 7 years and it's in a excellent condition. Heavy duty and easy to use. Great item and a good price.
Date published: 2012-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great trashcan I wanted a white (non stainless steel) trash can that was roomy, wouldn't fall over, was narrow, easy to use, easy to keep clean. It was very hard to find something that fit the bill, but this one has it all. It's well made, sturdy, narrow, roomy. My only concern is how well the lid will hold up (the only plastic part). Otherwise, I LOVE this trash can.
Date published: 2012-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good purchase I needed a trash can for a tight space...this is perfect. Love the dual swing top....easy to remove and clean. I use 13 gal bags and they work just fine. The bags never slip inside...which I love.
Date published: 2011-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Trash Can! This is the best trash can ever. I've had one for 6+ years. Holds a lot and has simple, clean design. Best of all, there's no step pedal and/or lid mechanism that ultimately breaks. Doors on top are the perfect design. Gave the stainless version as a gift to a houseguest who loved mine. I don't see that option online-hope it's not discontinued. Worth the price. Goes the distance, functional and looks great too.
Date published: 2011-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best trash can ever made I have two of these that have been used daily for the past six years.
Date published: 2011-04-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Just what I ordered This is the only place I can find 15 gallon bags. I purchased the garbage can at the container store quite a few years ago and have since moved to an area that does not have a local store.. I love my garbage can and it is worth the extra effort to get bags.
Date published: 2011-02-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from simple+great We were looking for a single trash can with space for regular trash and recycling, but they were all expensive and didn't accommodate much recycling. We decided to get two of these, paid less, and we're very satisfied.
Date published: 2011-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy Trash Bags I was so excited when I purchased my 15-gallon "White Big Bin". It was the perfect trash can for a narrow space in my kitchen. At the time, my hesitation was actually related to these trash bags. They were so plain and I had to special order them since "standard" kitchen bags are 13-gallon. Nonetheless, I proceeded - and I'm so happy I did. The kitchen bags are no problem. They actually stand up inside the trash can (thanks to the big bin's design) and they hold a LOT! Even though they do not have a cinch-top, I have no problem just tying the top corners together to close the bag before throwing out the trash. So, if the big bin is the right choice for your space, don't let the bags hold you back!
Date published: 2010-11-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love-Hate Relationship I love this trash bin. It is inconspicuous and fits well in any kitchen. However, I hate the fact that you cannot find anywhere replacement lids or parts for this brand (Hailo). Be aware that after 3 yrs. of use, the plastic snaps holding the weights under the lids (which is what makes it close automatically after dumping trash into the receptacle) tend to break and without noticing the weights fall off into your trash. You don't realize it until you find that the lids don't close automatically anymore. I went to The Container Store to see if they sell the replacement weights or replacement lids and they don't. Therefore keep in mind that after approx. 3 yrs. of use you will have to purchase a new one all over again. It's a pricey investment. It is up to you if you feel the aesthetic advantages and practicality outweigh the cost.
Date published: 2010-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from If it's possible to love a trash can... We had a really narrow space to put a kitchen trash can into, and this one fit with room to spare. Somehow, it also holds more than the noticeably bulkier 13-gallon can we had before.
Date published: 2010-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great recycling bin! I love the size and look of this bin. I bought 2 for my recyclable goods. It fits a lot so I can keep adding to them all week long, yet it's not so huge that it shrinks my small, tiny kitchen. I also love it because my young children can add to them easily as their lids easily open. The only con is that they are 15 gallon bins, but standard garbage bags are 13 gallons. I wasn't interested in purchasing the 15 gal. bags that this company also sells. So far, we've not had a problem with using the 13 gal. drawstring bags.
Date published: 2010-06-05
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Community Q&A

Does this product have replacement bag holders?

Our bag holder broke after a month of use and we would like to know where to find a replacement. Thanks!
Asked by: Zekej
We're sorry to hear about the issue with this product. Please contact us at 1-800-733-3532 for assistance.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2017-03-23

What are the outside dimensions?

Asked by: Schneider
The outside dimensions are 13-3/8" x 10-1/2" x 29-1/2" h.
Answered by: maarechar
Date published: 2015-04-25

what is the capacity?. It is missing in the description.

Asked by: vcwino
The Black Big-Box Touch Lid has as 16 gallon capacity.
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2014-05-24

Can the lid be removed for easy dumping into dumpster?

I do not want to use plastic bags with this bin - it will be for recyclables. Thus I am wondering: 1. Can the lid easily be removed so I can easily dump the contents into the larger recycling dumpster and 2. Are there mechanical parts inside, thus requiring that I use a bag? Thanks!!
Asked by: jthorvy
The lid can be easily removed. There is a red holder to keep bags in place that you wouldn't need to use if not using bags.
Answered by: traildog
Date published: 2015-03-21

does anyone have a source for replacement parts?

I have 2 of these cans and love them, but the metal dowels that keep the lids closed have fallen out. I would like to buy either new metal dowels or new lids, but can't find a source.
Asked by: kmark
We do not sell replacement components for this product, but if you call us at 1-800-733-3532 we may be able to assist you with this issue.
Answered by: tcbeall
Date published: 2013-10-22

Replacement parts

Hi, Where can I find replacement parts for this item? The little black plastic "teeth" that hold the lid closed have broken off. I can remove the remaining piece and could easily replace it if the part was available for purchase. Thanks.
Asked by: Brokenlid
Unfortunately, we do not have replacement parts available for purchase for this product. However, we will be able to send you what you need. Please give us a call at 1-800-733-3532.
Answered by: larose
Date published: 2015-05-25

How much does this product weigh, as shown??

Also, does the bottom have any kind of rubber footing, or is it weighted/designed, to prevent movement or tipping (let's say, by a pushy & curious toddler lol). Thanks!
Asked by: LilMessyLove
The Black Big-Box Touch Lid weighs 11.25 lbs. There are 4 rubberized feet on the bottom. It does not have a weighted design to prevent tipping.
Answered by: alooney
Date published: 2015-07-22
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