The plastic trash can has been around for a long time, but not the automatic types you can get today. There are many durable plastic models on the market, fitting in any room in the home or office. The automatic model is sensor controlled and has a lid which quickly opens when the trash bag gets about 10 inches and 130 degree angles from the can’s sensor. With normal usage, the power will last about 6 months with 4 D-size batteries. For those that do not require trash bags, the inner bucket can be easily removed and cleaned when the trash is removed and taken out.
The plastic trash can that is made today is perfect for bathroom with touchless faucets and automatic soap dispensers. This is the cheapest and easiest trash can to use for cleanliness. Plastic that is placed over stainless steel makes it even more robust while still being easy to clean. The main advantages of this model is their fingerprint resistant cover which is also dent and scratch free. They are hard to damage while providing a huge volume in size and choices of designs and colors, with the 3 to 4 gallon plastic trash cans being the best choices,due to the ability to use grocery bags for trash bags to save money.
Many of the newer designed trash containers have hooks on their upper rims for grocery bag handles as the number of trash bags used in a week is approximately the same number of bags brought home from the grocery stores. Customers find that the 13-gallon bags at stores are cheaper than the odd sized ones and are more apt to be on sale. With the average trash emptied every night, the trash odor does not have time to accumulate in the plastic trash container.
Plastic trash cans are easy to clean and keep odor free, with grocery bags helping to lower trash liner expenses, all this adds up to make this type of trash container one of the more popular ones. By emptying the bag daily, there is no chance of an odor building up. A useful tip is to make sure the trash liner fits the can and is not so small that the bag slides down, allowing food and odor to accumulate throughout the day. Also, hose the trash can down outside on a daily basis if it needs it, while using a sponge with dishwater liquid to clean the stains that remain.