07225943 is referenced by 69 patents and cites 45 patents.

A trash can assembly has a shell having an enclosing wall that defines a periphery. The assembly has a lid fitted over the top of the shell, and a foot pedal positioned adjacent the bottom of the shell, with a portion of the foot pedal positioned inside the periphery of the shell. The assembly also includes a link assembly coupling the foot pedal and the lid. The assembly can also include a liner defining a container body, the liner fitted inside the shell and having an indent provided on the container body. A handle mechanism has a link strip that has a hooked end, with the hooked end engaging the indent to lift the liner from inside the shell.

Title
Trash can assembly and improvements thereto
Application Number
10/405725
Publication Number
7225943 (B2)
Application Date
April 2, 2003
Publication Date
June 5, 2007
Inventor
Joseph Sandor
Santa Ana Heights
CA, US
Frank Yang
Palos Verdes Peninsula
CA, US
Agent
Raymond Sun
Assignee
Simplehuman
CA, US
IPC
B65D 43/14
B65D 21/02
B65D 43/26
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