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Best Trash Can

We spent 30 hours on research, talked to six food professionals, and tested a dozen trash cans. The $115 simplehuman Wide Step is the best for most kitchens because it has best balance of size, durability, and cost out of any cans we tested. It also has a sturdy step, easily removed liner, and a stay-open switch — all features the competition lacks.