Why We Love Mesh Steel Trash Cans (and you should too!)

Mesh Steel Trash Receptacle - Outside of EntranceKeeping your school grounds or facility clean can be challenging, especially when on a budget. Mesh Steel Trash Receptacles are affordable and attractive, which are just a couple of reasons why we love them. However, there is much more to these receptacles than meets the eye. Below we've created a list of the many qualities these outdoor trash receptacles have to offer, and we hope this helps you to make an informed buying decision when the time comes.

Heavy Duty Construction

Our Mesh Steel Trash Receptacles feature all-welded, rigidized steel side reinforcements that supports the 12 gauge thick, wire mesh. The base of the receptacle features a ventilated design that allows moisture to drain away. Weighted for stability in all weather conditions, this receptacle is perfect for indoor or outdoor use.

Large Capacity/Size

Another reason we love these receptacles is their large 48-gallon capacity, decreasing the chance of overflow and spillage. This basket measures 34in. tall with a 23-1/2in. diameter opening. The optional dome lids measure 12in. tall; so the receptacle with the dome lid comes to 46in. in total height!Mesh Steel Trash Receptacle with Lid Added - School Fix Catalog

Attractive & Resilient Finish

The Mesh Steel trash cans are available in five vibrant powder-coated colors - Deep Red, Blue, Evergreen, Charcoal, & Gray - an appealing option, compared to most standard trash receptacles when placed around school playgrounds, sports fields, parking lots, & entrances. The powder-coated finish is also UV-resistant, allowing these to last for years to come, again, making these perfect for either indoor or outdoor use.

Add a Traditional Dome Lid

Our dome lids for the Mesh Steel Trash Receptacles are simple to secure with thumbscrews, making bag change-outs or liner change-outs quick and easy. Lids feature a spring-loaded door that keeps trash covered. The optional dome lid measures 12in. tall, and is constructed of powder-coated steel with the same UV-resistant finish in colors to match.

Optional Plastic Liner

Last, but not least, you'll love the optional 34-gallon plastic liners, engineered specifically for the Mesh Steel Trash Cans. The durable, blow-molded polyethylene construction resists crushing, bending, and cracks. Trash can liners make maintenance easier plus it deters pests & reduces odors. Each liner measures 24-1/2in.L x 22in.W x 32-1/4in.H and comes standard in dark gray.

We hope you found this guide helpful & hope you love these receptacles as much as we do! To read more about our products, or about solutions to common school maintenance concerns, please visit the School Fix Blog.

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