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big green trash cans where to buy

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mike9497, Mar 30, 2003.

  1. mike9497

    mike9497 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    heys guys i went to slowe's last night looking for some new green landscape trash cans and they know longer sell them.anyone know where i can get them??
  2. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,205

  3. fatboy5803

    fatboy5803 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 330

    I've found 45 gal at K-Mart, Home Depot, has wheels. HD has a bigger selection.....

    Lou :cool:
  4. nelbuts

    nelbuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    from SW, FL
    Messages: 1,053

    Ace Hardware $32.00 Big Grey 32gal. Rubbermaid
  5. SLC1234

    SLC1234 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 42

    LESCO, that is the place to buy them, you have one in your area should be around $40-50. Really good, bottoms wear out in about two or three years though. Just my two cents
  6. bam

    bam LawnSite Senior Member
    from .
    Messages: 261

    try lesco or shemins nurseries. also, home depot sold them last year although I don't remember seeing them this year.

    I set my crews up with 44 gal. rubbermaid cans now from HD. The gray heavy duty ones. they last alot longer because of a very strong bottom, cost about $40 instead of $60+ for the green ones. 44 gal. seems to be the right size, especially with these wet leaves and debris. Depot also has 32 gal. which I also bought. They are decent and alittle cheaper.
  7. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,977

    I have been using 32 gallon (I believe) cans from Wal-Mart for several years. They are the somewhat flexible ones, not the blow-molded type that crack. They've been pretty durable, and for like $9, they're a pretty good deal. I've used the Brute model before, but they cost about 4 times as much and they have a bad habit of "walking off".
  8. Navig8r

    Navig8r LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 477

    I got mine at Home Depot last year... $38.96

    Got the reciept here in front of me....
    If you call them.. have them punch in the UPC #
    See if they have them yet.

    This is the BIG green one with the wire handle on one side.
  9. mike9497

    mike9497 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    thanks guys for the help i shall check out home depot
  10. greenman

    greenman LawnSite Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    What are the trash cans for? I use a Lawn Funnel, way better than a trash can,IMO anyway.

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