Not Everything’s Gone to Garbage—We Found 18 Chic Trash Bins
For the kitchen, bathroom, and beyond.
Published Jan 17, 2021 1:00 AM
We search endlessly for the perfect kitchen table, couch, and wallpaper until we find one that brings joy, but sometimes a few basic items tend to fly under the radar. Namely, trash cans. But even though it holds rubbish, your garbage receptacle doesn’t need to look like trash, too.
In fact, choosing a boring bin is a missed opportunity to show off your style. And we like to think that life is too short to have an ugly garbage can in your home—so these 18 stylish finds are just as pretty as they are practical.
The Kitchen Essentials
For the items you can’t compost or recycle, store them in a bin that’s as fun as it is functional. In a lobster red hue, a classic workhorse gets a cool refresh, and even a budget buy is full of utilitarian glamour: The lid hooks to the side of the can when it’s open.
The WFH Heroes
The only thing more satisfying than crossing the last thing off your to-do list is crumpling it in a ball and throwing it into a can that’s full of personality. Each of these—from a natural wonder to a twisted version in a cool color combo—makes a statement.
The Bathroom Buddies
The Hidden Favorites
Just because these trash bins are out of sight, tucked inside cabinets or concealed behind stylish fronts, they’re never out of mind.
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