The 10 Best Open Top Trash Receptacles
This wiki has been updated 20 times since it was first published in November of 2018. Sometimes, the convenience of a lidless trash container outweighs the benefits of keeping odors and debris contained under cover. These open top receptacles are ideal for public or commercial spaces, where people are significantly less likely to pick up after themselves if their waste bounces off a lid to end up on the ground. They’re available in a variety of sizes to suit different locations. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.
November 14, 2018:
Featured the Rubbermaid Slim Jim to include a purely utilitarian model for those who seek practicality but don’t care about decoration. Noted reports that the Safco Canmeleon is very effective in high-traffic workspaces. The iTouchless Can is one of the only models I discovered that offers both different shapes and sizes, which added to its value.