• No-touch lid operation with deodorizer is healthier and more convenient. Perfect for the home, office, schools, care facilities, etc.
  • Included free: One (1) Activated Carbon Odor Filter to eliminate odor naturally
  • Unique, Reflx™ quick open technology for fast, quiet lid opening and no unexpected lid closures
  • Extra-wide opening (11.75” diagonal) easily accommodates large and bulky items
  • Air vents in the base for easy removal of full trash bags
  • Antimicrobial, fingerprint-proof, and easy to clean stainless steel finish
  • Powered by: 4 D size batteries (not included) last up to one year, or optional AC Adapter (sold separately)
  • 49 liter/ 13 gallon capacity fits all brands’ kitchen trash bags. No custom bags required.

2. simplehuman 45L Semi-Round Sensor Can, Touchless Motion Sensor Garbage Bin, Rose Gold Stainless Steel, 45 L / 11.8 Gal

Rose Gold is HOT!! They also have 4 color choices like classic stainless steel, and white steel.  I love simplehuman design and products but they are on the expensive side.  The simplehuman touchless 45L semi-round sensor trash can opens automatically with just a wave of your hand so throwing garbage away is quick, efficient and hassle-free. This automatic trash can has motion sensors that adapt to you and your environment so there are no false triggers and no unexpected lid closures. The stainless steel liner rim flips down to hide the trash bag and keep it secure. This kitchen trash can also features our innovative ‘liner pocket,’ which stores and dispenses simplehuman custom fit liners from inside the can for a faster liner change.

  • Motion sensor adapts to you and the surrounding environment — no false triggers or unexpected lid closures.
  • Innovative liner pocket stores and dispenses liners from inside the can.
  • Stainless steel liner rim flips up for a quick and easy liner change.
  • code J liners are designed to fit this can perfectly so they don’t slip, and they stay completely hidden. Extra-thick plastic and double-seam construction prevent rips and tears.

3. NINESTARS DZT-80-4 The Original Touchless Automatic Motion Sensor Trash Can, 21 Gal. / 79 L., Stainless Steel

This is an Amazon’s Choice.  If you are looking a little bigger size than the typical 13 gallon, this 21.1-Gal stainless steel Touchless Trash can is designed and engineered by Nine Stars, they  are World’s first legal patent holder. With its oval shape design, it can fit almost any area, such as kitchen, office, living room, in the laundry room, the bedroom, dorm room or any open space. This durable trash can uses the most advance sensor technology can be found in all Nine Stars trash cans. As your hand or debris within ten inches and 130-degree angle from the infrared sensor, the lid will automatically opens. The lid will remain open if debris or hand remains within the range of the infrared sensor. Three seconds after your hand moves away from the lid, it closes automatically. Power lasts up to 6 months in normal daily usage. Required three D-size batteries (not included). Includes a garbage bag ring to keeps the bag hidden from public view for a neat and clean appearance.

  • Stainless Steel
  • Seals odor in and eliminates cross-contamination of germs with touch-free operation
  • Water resistant infrared motion sensor detects motion within inches of sensor range
  • Super size capacity with wide opening for more friendly use Sleek design makes your environment a one of kind
  • Energy saving technology keeps battery life longer

4. NINESTARS DZT-50-9 The Original Touchless Automatic Motion Sensor Trash Can, 13.2 Gal. / 50 L., Stainless Steel

This is an identical to the 21 Gallon except the size.  All the great features packed in a small trash can.  This 13.2-Gal stainless steel Touchless Trashcan is designed and engineered by Nine Stars the World’s first legal patent holder. With its oval shape design, it can fit almost any area, such as kitchen, office, living room, in the laundry room, the bedroom, dorm room or any open space. This durable trashcan uses the most advance sensor technology can be found in all Nine Stars trashcans. As your hand or debris within ten inches and 130-degree angle from the infrared sensor, the lid will automatically opens. The lid will remain open if debris or hand remains within the range of the infrared sensor. Three seconds after your hand moves away from the lid, it closes automatically. Power lasts up to 6 months in normal daily usage. Required three C-size batteries (not included). Includes a garbage bag ring to keeps the bag hidden from public view for a neat and clean appearance.

  • Fingerprint-resistant brushed stainless steel
  • 13-Gallon Automatic Trash Can
  • On/off button and an open close button for when you want the lid to stays open and sensor off
  • Anti-fingerprint commercial grade stainless steel, best for kitchen, office, living room and bedroom
  • 11.37 x 16.10 x 25.31 inches, Powered by 3 “C” size and/or 4″D” size batteries .(sold separately)

5.  Nine Stars Trash Can/Recycler, Infrared Touchless Automatic Motion Sensor Lid, Stainless Steel, 18.5-Gallon

If you are thinking about a Recycling and Trash can combo, this one is an excellent choice.  This 18.5-Gal Recycling stainless steel Touchless Trash can.  First innovative touchless design for recycling purpose, it can use it in any kitchen, office pantry room, cafeteria, restaurant and other recycling area. This recycle trashcan uses the most advance sensor technology can be found in all Nine Stars trashcans. As your hand or debris within ten inches and 130-degree angle from the infrared sensor, the lid will automatically opens. The lid will remain open if debris or hand remains within the range of the infrared sensor. Three seconds after your hand moves away from the lid, it closes automatically. Power lasts up to 6 months in normal daily usage. Required four D-size batteries (not included). Includes a garbage bag ring to keeps the bag hidden from public view for a neat and clean appearance.

  • Seals odor in and eliminates cross-contamination of germs with touch-free operation
  • Energy saving technology keeps battery life 20% longer
  • World’s 1st Hands-free Recycle unit, one side for trash / one side for recyclables
  • Features a garbage bag ring to keeps the bag hidden from public view for a neat and clean appearance
  • Measures 13.0-inch D by 21.3-inch W by 26.2-inch H; 13.2 pounds; 1-year warranty

6.  Nine Stars 13.2 & 2.1-Gallon Touchless Automatic Motion Sensor Trash Can, Set of 2

This is a set of 2 sizes of trash can.  Another Nine Stars innovation.  With one kitchen size and one bathroom size, you can use them almost any place you want, such as kitchen, office bathroom, dorm room or a kid’s room. These two trash can uses the most advance sensor technology can be found in all Nine Stars trashcans. As your hand or debris within ten inches and 130-degree angle from the infrared sensor, the lid will automatically opens. The lid will remain open if debris or hand remains within the range of the infrared sensor. Three seconds after your hand moves away from the lid, it closes automatically. Energy saving technology keeps battery life 20% longer in normal daily usage. Required four D-size batteries for smaller can and three C-size or 4 D-size batteries for larger can (not included). Includes an inner plastic bucket (DZT-8-1c) for easy cleaning. The size of the trashcans are 13gal(50liter) & 2.1gal(8liter).

  • Set of 2 touchless trashcans seal odors in and eliminate cross-contamination of germs
  • Anti-fingerprint commercial-grade stainless-steel sides with snug-fitting black plastic tops
  • Water-resistant infrared motion sensor detects motion within inches of sensor range; interior garbage bag ring and black plastic liner can
  • Smaller can runs on 4 D-size batteries; Larger can runs on either 4 D-size or 3 C-size batteries (not included); energy saving technology
  • Black plastic liner ring is for large size trashcan. Black plastic bucket is for small size trashcan.

7. EKO 92775-1 Phantom Motion Sensor Touchless Stainless Steel Trash Can – 50 Liter

EKO 50 L Phantom sensor trash can is the perfect 13-gallon kitchen trash can for a busy home. It’s a smart trash can, which means it helps you keep your home clean and tidy. But most impressive is its butterfly lid with its unique opening. It has 2 sets of hinges and opens from the middle out. This means that that the lid is smaller, so the trash can fit more comfortably inside some cabinets and under cabinets. The trash can has sensors built into the lid so that you can open the lid with the Wave of your hand, or elbow when your hands are full. So you can quickly empty plates and deposit trash–all without ever touching the trash can. The lid closes automatically, softly and quietly. The can also has touch button open and close. Your trash can, your preference. The can has a sleek exterior is Stainless Steel, with a fingerprint resistant finish that stays looking cleaner longer. It has a vented plastic base for easy cleaning and odor control. And, best of all, it has an intelligent bag system that creates less mess than ever. The removable rim secures your disposable plastic liner in place. The rim has to folding interior handles to wrap your bag around. The handles then fold down and lock into place. Grip the same handles to lift your bag out and empty the trash! it’s clean, convenient, and smart. This Phantom sensor trash can streamlines waste management, so your home stays clean with less effort. The EKO Phantom sensor trash can is 24.57 inches high, 14.76 inches wide, and 9.84 inches deep and holds 50 L (13 gallons).

  • Large stainless steel 50L (13 gallons) automatic sensor trash can for hands-free, hygienic, and efficient waste disposal
  • Soft-close lid with butterfly open; Does not include liner or batteries (requires 6 AA)
  • Battery operated: requires 6 AA batteries; Simple interface with on/off switch,  touch open/close, and auto-close lid (closes after 5 seconds)
  • Removable rim holds trash bag in place and allows for easy removal and replacement
  • For optimal sensor use, trash can must be placed in an open area not under counters
  • 24.57″H x 9.84″W x 14.76″D

8. EKO 92855-1 Stainless Steel Round Hands Free Sensor Trash Can | 50 Liter Automatic Waste Bin | Black Steel

EKO docomo round sensor trash can is sleek and sophisticated in black stainless steel to match your appliances. This upgraded trash can has a 50 L capacity, but only uses 12.5 inches of floor space-muchh less space than a rectangular trash can with the same capacity! at 27.5 inches tall, opening to approximate 37.5 inches, it fits nicely against the end of an island of under counter. The hands free sensor lid opens with the save of a hand, stays open for 5 seconds, and closes slowly and quietly. The can fits 10-13 gallon trash bags for clean and convenient emptying. For quiet beauty, hygienic waste disposal, and classy trash, there is nothing finer than the EKO docomo round sensor can.

  • LARGE ROUND STAINLESS STEEL 50L (13 gallons) automatic sensor trash can for hands-free, hygienic, and efficient waste disposal
  • SOFT CLOSE BATTERY OPERATED LID with butterfly open; Does not include liner or batteries (requires 6 AA)
  • SIMPLE INTERFACE with on/off switch, touch open/close, and auto-close lid (closes after 5 seconds)
  • FINGERPRINT RESISTANT stainless steel can with removable rim to help take out and secure trash bags
  • FOR OPTIMAL SENSOR USE trash can must be placed in an open area not under counters
  • Closed: 27.5″H x 12.5″DIA; Open:37.5″H x 12.5″DIA

9. BestOffice Infrared Touchless Stainless Steel Trash Can, 13.2-Gallon (Red)

This 13.2-Gal stainless steel Touchless Trashcan is designed and engineered by BestOffice. With its oval shape design, it can fit almost any area, such as kitchen, office, living room, in the laundry room, the bedroom, dorm room or any open space. This durable trashcan uses the most advance sensor technology can be found in all BestOffice trashcans. As your hand or debris within ten inches and 130-degree angle from the infrared sensor, the lid will automatically opens. The lid will remain open if debris or hand remains within the range of the infrared sensor. Three seconds after your hand moves away from the lid, it closes automatically

  • Large-capacity and space-saving design
  • Built-in plastic bag ring leaves no excess plastic bag visible
  • Anti-fingerprint commercial grade stainless steel, best for kitchen, office, living room and bedroom
  • Friendly and simple interface for convenient and easy operation
  • Powered by 4 D size batteries only

10. NINESTARS DZT-5-1S The Original Touchless Automatic Motion Sensor Trash Can, 1.3 Gal. / 5 L., Stainless Steel

I rated it lower than the other trash can because of it’s size.  If you are looking for a small motion sensor trash can, this is an excellent choice.  This 1.3-Gal Stainless Steel Touchless Trash can is designed and engineered by Nine Stars. This durable trash can uses the most advance sensor technology can be found in all Nine Stars Trash cans. As your hand or debris within ten inches and 130° angle from the infrared sensor, the lid will automatically open. The lid will remain open if debris or hand remains within the range of the infrared sensor. Three seconds after your hand moves away from the lid, it closes automatically. Power lasts up to 6 months in normal daily usage. Requires four C-size batteries (not included). Includes inner removable bucket, environmental friendly without the use of trash bags.

If you like this review and start to get into the smart home automation theme.  Please check our 10 Best Smart Home Devices in 2017