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Old 08-22-2016, 08:21 PM   #1
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I wanted to hide my garbage in an easy to access cupboard. Inspired by a design I found on Pinterest I move the hinges from the side to the bottom of the cupboard, put a little shelf for the garbage to sit on, and used eye screws and ropeto hold the can in place and prevent the garbage can from moving about.

You can see the plans here:
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Old 08-22-2016, 08:57 PM   #2
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That's great. Good job!

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Old 08-22-2016, 09:31 PM   #3
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So clever! Great idea and it saves valuable floor space!
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Old 08-22-2016, 10:04 PM   #4
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Now that is inspiring. I have been wondering what the best use of the cabinet area just in front of my wheel wells could be put to as it is shallow and not easy to access because it is under the bed/couch. But it is so close to the kitchen I would hate to under utilize the space. The bin on the back of the door idea is something I had not considered for that space. It would be easy to access that way.
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Old 08-22-2016, 11:29 PM   #5
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We use large (1 gallon or larger) zip lock bags that are placed in the below the sink cupboard. The zip lock bag is disposed of in the campground garbage container before bed. The zip lock keeps any odder at bay and any liquid contained, It also keep ants and other things out.
I had thought about doing something you did but I don't like to have open garbage sitting feeding ants and other insects.
Even at home the garbage is in a closed container and removed at least once a day to the outside garbage can.
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Old 08-23-2016, 07:39 AM   #6
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I will have to wait and see how it goes with the rodents. There's sunlight coming in through the back of the cupboard somewhere, so I will probably caulk it up. The ants aren't too crazy around here but I will still be taking out the trash on a regular basis. For sure.
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Old 03-05-2017, 03:05 PM   #7
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For ours, we put it on the cabinet door under the sink. When closed, the trash holds three sliding baskets that are under the cabinet from sliding out. Click image for larger version

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Old 03-05-2017, 03:09 PM   #8
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Thankfully, I read this thread. At first, I thought it was referring to a class of people........
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Old 03-05-2017, 10:11 PM   #9
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Here's another handy alternative, on Amazon, to use the common grocery bags for trash. I've been putting those free bags in a small trash container, but this looks better.

We can have trash talk on this forum, can't we?
How to prepare Tofu
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Old 03-05-2017, 10:57 PM   #10
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Mine attaches to the inside of the entry door using 3M hooks. That area isn't used for anything else, unless you are going in or out. With the door open, the trash is available outside and from the inside.
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Old 03-06-2017, 01:32 AM   #11
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Good location Glenn, no loss of any cabinet or floor space....I may have to borrow your idea .
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Old 03-06-2017, 04:22 AM   #12
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Goodness me, Where can I find that kind of room in my Boler1300
Great job Jordan for sure I would do this if I had room.
I did make a fold down spice rack to install under the cabinet when I can get the camper out of the snow.

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