Research Outline

Best Trash Cans in the US


To determine the top 3 outdoor and indoor residential trash cans in the US.

Early Findings

  • The best outdoor trash cans, in terms of use, include the Toter Wheeled Blackstone , Rubbermaid Brute , and Suncast Commerical 32 Gallon among others. These were ranked based on resilience, ease-of-use, and security.
  • The best indoor (kitchen) trash cans, in terms of user reviews on Amazon, include the Umbra Venti Can, Simplehuman 45-Liter/12-Gallon Stainless-Steel Rectangular Kitchen Step Trash Can With Liner Pocket, and Tramontina 13 Gallon Step Trash Can Stainless Steel Includes 2 Freshener Cartridges, among others.
  • The best dual trash cans include the Amazon best seller – SONGMICS Dual Step Trash Can , iTouchless Dual Step Trash Can & Recycle , and Simplehuman Step Can Recycler with Liner Pocket, among others.
There are other lists that rank best trash cans according to reviews/tests, for example the following lists from: