I throw my trash where it belongs, right out the car window! :lol:
Seriously, I use a little trash bag that hangs from the headrest posts on the passenger seat. It also has a tissue box holder built right in for those times when I get all teary-eyed at the drive-ins. :lol:
I think I saw a similar one at Wallmart for like $2 or $3.....I haven't bought one yet....still looking for a blue or gray one to match my E.
But I think this is a great solution for all the little things.....plus with the 4 cup holders on the center console no worry about taking up valuable space.
I also looked at litter bags but found no reasonable place to put it, plus I couldn't find one that complimented the interior of the E.[/quote:064e81e90b]
Nice choice in trash cans......normally the only time anyone ( 2 kids and dog)..make trash is when we go on a trip ....and then normally we take a grocery bag for the garbage that the "snacks" make during the trip......
Funny how ppl allow eating in their cars....my wife in her E does but if I could have you remove your shoes in my RSX-S......I would...... ....
that little car cup from Umbra comes in a light grey and a dark grey. I bought the light grey thinking it would go with my grey/green interior, but I think the darker color would have been better down at the floor.
I picked it up a "The Container Store". It's not really big, but it's classier than using a big-gulp cup. :wink:
Alas I am in St. Louis.....I will have to wait for my next trip to Chicago to check out a container store. We carry one of the umbra cans at work....but it is this nasty dark brown color (what were our buyers thinking????)
I'm glad to know that it comes in gray! WooooHoooooo.....another reason to get my tushie in my E and get the heck out of St. Louie!
lots of cool solutions depending on what you think of doing with trash. I found a few to share from Griot's Garage, #77740 are these cute stick on hooks to hold plastic grocery bags so they don't dump your groceries, prep H, and the like out onto the rubber floor and slide under your seat then reappear when you have someone important in the passenger seat.
SO THESE WILL HOLD TRASH TOO IN THE SAME BAG.
griotsgarage.com go to search and put in the #.
I have found that I am just generally keeping the car a LOT cleaner, since I have nowhere to stash the trash -- so I always temporarily put my trash in the rear beverage holders and then remove after each trip.
Perhaps a large sized ziploc bag could be used in those huge door compartments? I like a trash can which can be closed to seal off the nasty smells. Of course, I have two little ones, so my trash is truly something I don't want to have around or smell!!
This is another example about how cool it is to have this site available. Until reading this thread I never even heard of Umbra, or their small car / cup holder trash can. Just ordered one on their web site. Pretty cheap, so the freight cost more than the item. If it wasn't for this site, I would still be looking for a fitting place to put my trash in the E.
I have one of those giant plastic bucketts they give you at the ball park when you get popcorn. My trash can says "Angels" on it. I am not thinking that is appropriate, but hey, it works! It sits between the console and sub woof as well.
Is it just me or does Legolas shamelessly plug Griots garage EVERYTIME they post. I mean GEESH. Some advertising is ok but come on....
Secondly, St. Louis Penguin, I think the company buyer chose correctly because if the Umbra trashcan complimented your interior it would likely be in your interior as opposed to being safely at work...Am I right or ????
That was one of my secondary squawks when considering this car. Yeah, there’s a heck of a lot of room, but where do you PUT stuff? My Forester had tons of cool nooks & crannies for stuffing stuff! I CANNOT TOLERATE things rolling around whilst driving. Everything is bungeed in the Element. In my Forester, the trash went in the door pocket…handy. Same with the Element, but in this case, I save my small black bags from Radio Shack & place the tissues, gum, & Luna bar wrappers in the camouflaged sack...
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At K-mart I found a mini grey plastic crate (9x7x6). Lined with a plastic or small paper bag it makes a great trash can. It sits right behind my floor cup holder so it's accessable to both front and back seats. I also got some rubberized mesh material (used in tool box drawers) at a tool shop. I hot glued some to the bottom of the crate so it doesn't slide around. I also cut up the rubberized material in shapes to fit the trays below the dash board. It looks cool and keeps stuff from sliding around. Make sure you get the tool grade material, the thin stuff they sell for kitchen cabinets doesn't stay put.