34 Kitchen Trash Cans
There are a lot of unsung heroes in the home, but none may be as important to our daily routines as the lowly kitchen trash can. It is an undeniable work horse, often acting as the main waste receptacle in the home, accepting multitude culinary sins and and miscellaneous garbage. And yet — in the best of cases, at least — it manages to mask any smell or unsightly detritus from the rest of the room. If you are contemplating a new trash bin for your kitchen, there are several key factors that should go into making your decision. Here are a few: More
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Don't ever touch the lid with the help of this handy foot pedal. Just a tap of the toe and you're cleaning up with ease. Pick from shiny steel or crisp white and you'll proudly use this modern design in your kitchen or bathroom.
Brabantia Pedal Bin, 3 Gallon, White
$49.95 Only 2 Left · More Colors
No one wants to see your garbage, let alone smell it. So why not make the jump to a covered bin? It controls odor and silently opens and closes with the tap of your foot. Now all you need to do is pick from three classic colors. What are you waiting for?
Brabantia Pedal Bin, 1.32 Gallon, Brilliant Steel
$39.95 Only 2 Left · More Colors
Don't worry about touching the lid of this modern trash can —just let your foot do the work. A plastic floor ring keeps your floors protected, and a non-skid base keeps it stable even after you've mopped. This petite trash can is perfect for bedrooms and bathrooms.
Brabantia Pedal Bin, 0.8 Gallon, Matte Steel
$29.95 Only 2 Left · More Colors
Thanks so much to Houzz Member basketlink for pointing out that the Gift Guide for Cooks was lacking a counter top compost bin! Your gardening giftee can keep soil-enriching kitchen detritus from going to waste with this modern stainless steel bin.
When you need help, turn to this can of steel. It's stronger than a locomotive, shaped like a speeding bullet and will help you clean up in a single bound — or at least a quick step on the pedal. It's only mild mannered at first glance.
4.5 Litre Retro Step Can, White Steel
$25.99 · More Colors
These handy recycling bins make great use of vertical space when room is limited. The multiple colors ensures that recyclables don't get mixed up.
A sleek new take on the classic breadbox, streamlined in chromed steel with easy-open rolling lids, textured bases for added ventilation, and flat top for storing other items. Small holds two full loaves of bread; large holds three.Chrome steel and heavy-duty plasticClean with a damp clothMade in...
Large Bread-Storage Bin
With its durable construction and slim profile, this trash can is perfect for your bathroom or home office. The easy-to-find pedal opens the top automatically, for hands-free operation. And the removable inner bucket can accommodate a plastic grocery bag or custom-fit liners for easy disposal.
This space-saving trash can sits flush against the wall, making it perfect for smaller spaces such as bathrooms or home offices. The easy-to-find pedal opens the top automatically for hands-free operation. And special patented technology ensures a silent closing every time.
10 Litre Semi-Round Step Can, Fingerprint-Proof Brushed Stainless Steel
$39.99 · More Colors
Here's a compost bin you won't want to hide under the counter. It's perfect for collecting apple cores, onion peels and more.
Found Enamel Compost Bin
This is such a pretty compost container that nobody will even know what's inside! It's much cuter than the other mini compost bins I've seen lately.
Here's what I love about this countertop composter as opposed to the millions that have popped up on the market: It has a removable inner container that you can wash and that is light enough to carry around. Many compost pails require bags you have to buy separately or are heavy when you have to...
Bamboo Compost Pail
Don't let those fruit and vegetable scraps go to waste — throw them in a compost bin. I love the bright, cheery color of this one.
Red Ceramic Compost Bin
Do you compost? I have a great service in my neighborhood that collects your compost each week, so I'm trying to get on board. This bucket would be a perfect place to store all the scraps for the week.
This is a really nice looking compost pail for the kitchen counter. Keeps smell of compost from escaping before you move it outside.
Ecology Compost Pail
The fun color of this trash can is the first thing that jumps out at you, but it's also touch free. It's a win-win. If you don't have a place to hide it away, then my take is to make it pretty.
A classic basketweave design is reimagined in heathered grey felt, creating a soft, neutral statement in open storage. A natural in any room.100% polyester17.5-lb. capacityDry cleanMade in China
Small Woven Felt Bin
A compost bin need be functional first and foremost: This one, with a washable liner and airtight lid, fits the bill. And hey, the form is nothing to sneeze at either.
Large Compost Bucket
I looked long and hard for a suitable container for recycling — one that was large enough and pretty enough to leave in plain sight. The Trash Cache was the perfect solution! It's collapsible and water resistant with reinforced riveted handles and clips on four sides to secure a trash bag. Perfect...
Keep coals corralled in a container with a lot more character than your typical bag. 17" wide x 6.75" deep x 20" high Made of galvanized iron. Sheesham wood handles. Catalog / Internet only.
Usually I think of countertop compost bins as kind of gross and almost always hideously ugly, but this one has such style and ample odor protection that it's changed my mind.
Large Compost Pail
Countertop-worthy design, odor-absorbing filter, and generous capacity make this shining stainless pail the ideal way to compost right in the kitchen. Dishwasher-safe pail is outfitted with two replaceable charcoal filters. Filters absorb odors for approximately six months; simply remove the...
1 Gallon Compost Pail
A covered waste bin is ideal for bathrooms or small kitchens, but no one really wants to touch the lid. That's where a foot pedal is most appreciated. Simply tap your toe and the lid opens and closes for easy disposal. You'll also love the removable inner bucket on garbage day!
Brabantia Retro Bin
A classic basketweave design is reimagined in heathered grey felt, creating a soft, neutral statement in open storage. A natural in any room.100% polyester22-lb. capacityDry cleanMade in China
Large Woven Felt Bin