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# The standard kitchen trash can is how many gallons/liters?

Posted by on Feb. 8, 2010 at 7:07 AM
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I'm looking online for a new kitchen trashcan- i want one the same size as ours or bigger.

I can't find a size on mine- what is the standard? I see the cans online mostly in liters- I understand more in gallons so I'm having to convert it which I hope I'm doing right lol Theres nearly 4 liters in a gallon right? like 3.7 liters to a gallon?

I saw a trashcan that said it was 38liters- which is like 140 gallons?!!! lol im lost.

by on Feb. 8, 2010 at 7:07 AM
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by on Feb. 8, 2010 at 7:10 AM

13 gallons i believe is the standard size.

by danger will robinson on Feb. 8, 2010 at 7:11 AM

I think my trashcan is 13 gallons... and I also think that liters are less than gallons so 38 liters wouldn't be 140 gallons...

by on Feb. 8, 2010 at 7:11 AM

LOL I just grabbed my box of garbage bags to find out - 13gal/49.2 L  :)

by on Feb. 8, 2010 at 7:13 AM

Quoting tinkerxbell:

I think my trashcan is 13 gallons... and I also think that liters are less than gallons so 38 liters wouldn't be 140 gallons...

lol ya, its just too early in the morning for math.

by on Feb. 8, 2010 at 7:15 AM

mine says 40 quarts on it if that helps any.

by on Feb. 8, 2010 at 7:16 AM

lol darling you need to DIVIDE the 4/38 not multiply lol but i agree its much to early to worry about trash cans let alone math lol