05388717 is referenced by 27 patents and cites 11 patents.

A vented trash can is provided, which consists of a container having an open top for the insertion and removal of a plastic trash bag. A component is for allowing air to enter the container under the plastic trash bag when removing the plastic trash bag from the container. The normal vacuum in the container is now broken and the plastic trash bag can slide out rather than be suctioned against the inside of the container.

Title
Vented trash can
Application Number
8/161589
Publication Number
5388717
Application Date
December 6, 1993
Publication Date
February 14, 1995
Inventor
Jon P LeVasseur
1997 Esterbrook St., Port St. Lucie, 34983-469
FL, US
Agent
Michael I Kroll
IPC
B65D 90/04
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