Thetford Garbage Bag Holder(57) Add A Review
I was looking for something to use as a waste basket in my fold out motorcycle camper and this little gadget just fills the bill. The uprights come apart and store inside the base and cover which snap together. That makes the folded up unit very small which is what I was looking for. There are enough upright sections to make the unit double tall. I didn't need that and the unit is flexible enough to accomodate me.
We used ours for the first time this weekend. The wind blew it over so we placed a rock on the base. The bottom of the 13 gallon bag rested on the rock. It stayed put and we filled it up several times. If you have a shorter bag, just leave one of the extensions out of each leg. Works great.
Very simple, does not look very reliable, but is stable and easy to use. Closed from insects in the summer, lightweight and compact design. We used it on vacation for 2 weeks. Convenient for transportation, since it does not take up space.
Removed 1 set of leg extensions and used 10 or 13 gal. bags. Much more stability, we keep it outside near the grill for trash and empty returnable bottles. Works great, assembly is very easy - 2 min., folds up nice and small, buying another one for us and one for friends. Little heavier plastic would have been better.
We love this item. We have used it for both cans and bottles and as a garbage container outside.
We use this for our outside garbage bag - so much better than just attaching a bag to the motorhome. The setup allows the bag to stay in place without collasping inside itself. Light weight and folds down compactly for easy storage.
I bought two of these and love them. I have not had any of the problems the others listed. I use 13 gl bags and they fit perfect. You can adjust how much bag you let hang to collect the trash. Don't let it get overly full and you won't have any trouble getting it out to change out the bag. Even if you do let it get too full, you can remove one of the legs on the holder to get it out. It assembles & disassembles easily to a compact size for easy storage.
I am planning on buying another one for trash or use for returnable bottles.. We used it last camping trip and did what we wanted to use for recycle pop cans and plastic bottles and kept the bees and ants out of the trash bag... Very useful..
This is a nice product. Its small when stored in its own shell. Holds the Tall Kitchen size bags with no problem. Looks nice.
We bought our holder and use it in the trailer full time. It hold the garbage bag to fill easily and keeps any garbage smells inside. We just passed it on when we sold our trailer to our son - and bought another one for our new trailer. Great product!
This product is just what I was looking for, as a holder for a tall kitchen can bag. The only trouble is, the bag falls out after you put cans or other trash in it. We solved that problem by using 4 large clips (chip clips, bag clips, binder clips) to hold the bag to the Garbage Bag Holder. I would have given it 5 stars if it worked by itself without clips.
Except having to put it together (but I suspect that means that it's less room to store??) each time I camp, it's a good little product. Haven't had any issues with it yet. Made kinda flimsy tho. Can't put alot of garbage in it before it falls over. But overall, not bad.
I bought one of these and I'm getting an additional one! It stores very compactly and it's sturdy enough in-use to hold a full 13-gallon garbage bag's contents. Helpful hints: *twist* and pull the leg segments apart when you're breaking it down for storage and they won't crack or break; if you over-fill your garbage bag and can't easily remove it--take apart the front leg and your garbage bag can be eased out just fine. Don't expect this to do the work for you--it's a tool, not a gadget with a computer chip--and don't expect it to look just like the pictures. This is something you buy for its utility, NOT for its photogenic presentation!
I love the concept of this product. I was a little disappointed that it dosen't pop up. You have to assemble this product everytime you go camping. It would have been great if it would have been able to pop up! And this is a little on the cheaply made side, however it is large enough for a 13 gal. bag and it does what it says it will do. Overall this is a great idea and a good product.
The garbage can is not the most durable item on this website, but it really dosent have to be. It serves its purpose of holding your garbage bag off of the ground and makes it easy to quickly throw things away. I have noticed with my kids that they throw more of their garbage away because it is identifiable to them as a garbage can. Before they would walk right past the bag sitting on the ground, but this makes it easier for everyone. The best part of this product by far is the fold down ability. This thing folds down flat! It is great for storing in the camper. Its perfect as far as I am concerned!
The garbage can is not the most durable item on this website, but it really dosent have to be. It serves its purpose of holding your garbage bag off of the ground and makes it easy to quickly throw things away. I have noticed with my kids that they throw more of their garbage away because it is identifiable to them as a garbage can. Before they would walk right past the bag sitting on the ground, but this makes it easier for everyone. The best part of this product by far is the fold down ability. This garbage can really folds down flat! It is great for storing in the camper. Its perfect as far as I am concerned!
I didn't care for the small trash bin that came with our trailer. I do not have a closet to store a trash receptacle. This product solves my indoor trash concerns. I can place the garbage holder on its side on one of my dinette benches while in motion. Easy to place the garbage bag in the holder. The lid keeps the odors away and it's easy to see when the bag needs to be changed.
I purchased my garbage bag holder at a large retail store... to replace the popup trash can that was too small... I found this to be easy to put together. I placed it in my Travel trailer kitchen liked the size of it and that it used the same size bags as in my home kitchen... Less expense... I bought a plant rolling cart ( with locking wheels)for other project.. Had the idea to put new trash can on it and it works super... Never had a problem getting the bags out .. I give it 4 stars......
Great product. It holds the bags secure, is a decent size and can be used both in and outside.
We've used our Garbage Bag Holder for a little over a month. I like that it breaks down for easy storage. However, we've had issues with it. It doesn't hold the garbage bags very well. We've had to put a small bungee cord over the top to keep the bag held in place. And when the bag is full, you have to take it apart to get the bag out because it bulges out the sides of the holder but won't fit through the top or the sides without taking apart a side. We overall would not buy it again and would return it if it wasn't inconvenient.
Very portable and easy set up.
I purchased this item several months ago. It does work. However, if you put a 13 gallon trash bag on it, it does not expand like the one in the photo showing it goes all the way to the bottom and all sides. I'd like to know what brand and size they used because it isn't any 13 gallon we've tried.
We have had this for about 2 years. We have not had any problems with the product itself other than you have to take the lid off to get your trash bag out. However, we leave our trash can outside the camper and this product allows nighttime visitors to tear open your trash and leave a mess to clean up. If you leave your trash can inside the camper, we highly recommend. Otherwise, stick to a plastic can that will keep animals out.
Just ordered my second one. Read other reviews and did not have any of the mentioned problems. When the trash gets full...take it out!
does the job good but just have to make sure it is out of the way when the wife puts the side in of the camper in. Now we have one part of a leg that has to be taped up to make it work!
Used it inside the RV it worked out well, do not know about outside, nice space saver, 13 gallon bag is a bit small and a 32 gallon is a bit large
This would really be great if it had a bracket you could attach to the side of your RV and hang the bag holder on the bracket. Wouldn't blow away then.
I have used this for a couple of years, and I love it. Not only does it store in a small space, it holds the bag well, and is easy to assemble and disassemble. I am going to buy one for my sister to use in her rv.
I love this product. It is easy to assemble and disassemble. It is very compact to store and small enough when it is put together.
I have used this for 2 seasons and have had no issues with breakage as stated in other reviews. It can be difficult to get an overfull bag out but I just take off the top. I also drilled three holes in the bottom and use tent pins pounded into the ground to hold it down, which makes removing the bag much easier. I also like the fact that it comes apart--I put the whole works in my dishwasher to clean. Great product!
This is a nice outdoor item if you weigh it down to keep the wind from blowing it over. Would recommend it.
This stores flat. The plastic is kind of flimsy. It worked good for lightweight trash & kept the doors down because the cover seals them in. To remove the bag I just took the front post off then pulled it out the front. This might blow away on a windy day.
Garbage Bag Holder work GREAT!!! Breaks down for storage and holds 13 ga kitchen trash bags. I have an outside kitchen where I was looking for a garbage bag holder for the trash when preparing meals outside. Glad I found this online at camping world. Love It!!!
Love it, so nice not to have the garbage bag tied to the awning or falling over on the ground. Nice that you can make it different heights for smaller bags.
I really loved this lite weight garbage bag holder.. It fitted very well in a small area in my airstream and also kept VERY well outside .. You DO need at least 30 gal. garbage bags to fit this holder.. The 13 gals kitchen bags will NOT touch the floor thus it falls out when you put much trash in the holder..
In theory it's great. I love that it collapses when not in use but it's not as stable as I'd like Metal might be a better material for the frame. The wind has a tendancy to blow it over. We put a rock in the bottom to hold it down.
I purchased this item in order to avoid the tied garbage bags to outside the motorhome. This worked perfectly and it can be assembled and disembled very quickly and stores nicely for the next trip. Great purchase.
These are great We bought a couple. One for cans the other for trash. Stores easy under camper when not in use or you can just break them down and store. Friends seen our an ordered themselves a couple.
I love the idea and size of this item. My complaint is that the ring that holds the bag on is not sturdy/tight enough to keep the bag in place allowing for only light trash or half bag limit - wasting bags.
It works as stated, but I'm finding it's not useful. You have to put it together and take apart. It's a bit larger than I thought. Used it once, but it didn't sit out of the way like we wanted. Ended up using a cheapy pop up laundry holder that folds flat and pops up when unfolded with a garbage bag in it.
This is a 'must have' item for us. It's very light weight so it doesn't do well when it's windy. We found that by putting it up against something for support is a good idea. Helps to keep our camping area clean!!
I like it...folds and stores nicely..extremely lightweight and needs some kind of weight to hold it when windy....very easy to use and very handy..
This is the best! It adjust in height, take up little room and easy to store, I love it! Good choice!
We just had our first camping trip of this year. This was a perfect product for the money. Some of our camping friends and family saw this and now will be getting they own. Very easy to put together and easy to change the bag. I recommendthis product to anyone and everyone.
The holder is great, used it on our last camp trip. Will hold a tall kitchen bag. The top keeps the bag nice and tight. Bag is pretty easy to get out of holder from the side. Nice size, the base isn't so big that it gets in the way. And when your done with it, it can be taken apart and stored.
This product is not very durable. Be very careful when taking it apart. The post holder snapped off with little effort of trying to disconnect the post from it.
easy to assemble and light. may blow over in high wind but good space saver to transport
Very easy to store, 13 gal bag even better. My only issues are the ring that holds the bag is not that strong to hold a heavy bag and it is sometimes difficult to remove the bag.
I purchased this for my camper and it is perfect. the size is just right to set anywhere and it is out of the way. Holding a 13 gallon bag is awesome too,=. Assembly was super easy and it is very sturdy with a full bag also---this is a plus. Totally a great purchase.
Great to have a full size can. Stores small and easy
Falls over easily. A pain to assemble.
We purchased this for use in our RV. It is light weight, easy to assemble and disassemble and has an extra plastic ring that fits over the edge of the bag that helps somewhat to hold the bag in place. The only problem we found is that 13 gallon tall kitchen bags do not reach to the bottom of the bag holder as shown in the picture. The bottom of the bag is actually suspended in air and as the bag is filled with trash and gets heavy, it slips out of the holder. If you are using it only for light weight paper trash it probably would work fine, for heavier trash you either need to use larger bags or replace the bag before it gets too heavy.
Portable & easy to set up. I purchased two. One for trash & the second for recycle products. Seems to hold the bags firmly.
Pretty kludgy. We used it one time and then a coffee cup fell from the counter and broke the top of the thing.
Would not recommend. Have used it a few times, couldn't keep the bag in. Only way to get it out was to take a leg off. Not worth it. I would return it if I could!
Bought ours at a trailer show thought it was good. But, put together and put bag in it and the bag kept falling out of the top holder. Went to take apart and broke all the legs. One use, then threw it away.