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simplehuman

40 litre
butterfly recycler
fingerprint-proof stainless steel

sku# CW2017

Our butterfly step can recycler has an innovative butterfly lid design that opens from the center for maximum clearance under low countertops. It has two inner buckets and a slim, space-efficient shape that make it easy to do all your trash and recycling in one place. The strong steel pedal is designed to last, and our patented lid shox technology ensures a smooth, silent close every time.

Our code D liner fits this can perfectly — no bunching or slipping for a cleaner trash experience.
4.7
17 reviews
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$160.00
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recycle it!

Neatly sort your trash and recyclables in this dual-bucket recycler. It makes eco-friendliness very space-efficient.

I'm the strong, silent type

Our strong steel pedal is engineered to last over 150,000 steps — that's more than 20 steps a day for 20 years, and our patented lid shox technology controls the motion of the lid for a slow, silent close.

butterfly lid

Split doors open from the center for maximum clearance under low countertops.

stay-open lid

The lid stays open for as long as you like — perfect for longer chores.

bucket park

For easy bag change, lift the inner bucket a few inches, tilt it toward you, then rest it in the bucket park position.

removable inner buckets

Durable inner buckets catch messy drips and lift out for easy cleaning.

fingerprint-proof

Fingerprint-proof finish resists smudges to keep stainless steel shiny.

a simple promise

We use the best materials and solid engineering so our products will last for years.

custom fit liners

Our code D liners are designed to fit this can perfectly so they don't slip, and they stay completely hidden. Extra-thick plastic and double-seam construction prevent rips and tears.

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Customer Reviews

5.0

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LOVE MY BUTTERFLY!!!

by sydnaS
12/20/2013

I had hoped to hide my garbage can behind a cabinet door, but just did not have the room inside. It sits at the end of of my sink counter top and looks great. Holds a lot, easy to use, easy to clean and looks great. I wouldn't want to hide it. I love it.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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Great product

by TR
09/12/2013

I have been using this canister for 3 months now. I love the compact nature of it and the separate bins make use so easy. I am a fan.

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great dual-purpose trash bin

by TrudyR
08/10/2013

I don't have room in my kitchen for more than one trash bin, and this one accomplishes the dual purpose of holding recyclables and trash all in one bin by having two separate compartments. It fits in the small space that I have and looks nice. I love the flip open top. It's quiet and closes slowly. Each of the two containers pulls out and goes back into the larger bin easily. Both of the two containers are vented on the side at the bottom so that the plastic liners pull out easily. This trash bin is worth every penny.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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Nice setup

by RachelW
07/09/2013

The can is somewhat bigger than I anticipated, and the butterfly lid goes down a bit slower than I would prefer. All that said, it's a great product and the best solution I've found for a household where we don't generate much trash, but do generate a lot of recycling.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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Recylcler

by AlanB
06/24/2013

Positives: Combines trash and recycling...very convenient. Easy to empty. Easy to clean. Looks good. Keeps garbage smells contained fairly well. Negative: Can't be opened from above with one's hands, as is sometimes very convenient...can only open with the foot pedal. I'd strongly advise Simplehuman's designers to take a look at this deficiency.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful

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Love it!

by LindP
05/09/2013

Thought long and hard about buying this because I never paid this much for a waste can before. Now that I have downsized to an apartment, had to make some changes. Fits perfect in the space I have and I love the no touch operation of the foot pedal. The butterfly top works good in the space I have as well. I would recommend this style to anyone with limited space. The S.H. human bags work best, but with a little work you can use a regular tall kitchen bag as well. I use one of those for the garbage side and use the S.H. bags for the recycle side. I have found the bags at Bed, Bath and Beyond so easy to buy without paying shipping.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Butterfly recycler

by GinnyR
04/27/2013

I am absolutely wild about this container. I was horrified that I would even consider paying this much for a trash can, but the steps I save are amazing. I am an ardent recycler and have reduced trash to a bare minimum. ***** for sure!!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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Love for a trash can? Yes.

by EmilyH
03/24/2013

I live in Oregon where we recycle nearly everything and in an apartment where space is at a premium. So I liked the fact that this could be for both trash and recycling. I love it. Fits nicely next to the stove, is quiet to close and easy to use and clean. I knew I loved it but everyone who comes over and uses it also remarks on how great it is. Yes, we are complimenting a trash can. Nice job Simple Human. Keep up the good work.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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recycler

by MarthaM
02/09/2013

This recycler is great! I just purchased it about two weeks ago and I love it! The only thing I wish is that it would take bags that you can purchase at any suppermarket. The D bags that fit the recycler are great but on the "pricey" side.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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just right for a small apartment

by LoriC
02/08/2013

I've had mine for a few years and its still going strong. Silent close and open works well. The cans are easy to lift out and are a good size for one person. I have to empty the recycler twice per week but I'm overly "green". I don't use the recycle bags since it seems to defeat the purpose of recycling but they are available. The custom fit trash bags, however, do not fit this can....they are too big. The outside of the can also dents easily

7 of 8 people found this review helpful

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Great Trash/Recyle Can

by GerriB
02/01/2013

I never thought I'd be excited about a trash can, but this works great for our family of 4. It's slim design fits nicely next to the kitchen cabinets, and the brushed stainless matches my appliances. We love the convenience of 1 can for both trash and recycle. I was a little concerned that the smaller size for trash would mean more trips out, but we don't seem to need to empty it much more than our old traditional size kitchen trash can.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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Great Can, Too Big

by mR
10/18/2012

This can is perfect except for the size. It was way too big for our small 1928 kitchen. There is a 30 quart size that would likely fit better, but for some reason they don't offer it as a recycler, even though almost everyone recycles nowadays.

6 of 8 people found this review helpful

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Great Trashcan

by AW
10/07/2012

I love this trashcan. The two slots for garbage and recycling are awesome. The size is perfect. It's simple and stylish as well. The only negative thing is that the standard trash cans you get at the store don't fit exact - either too big or too small, due to the narrow size of the containers but it's not a big deal. Love this garbage!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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High quality, elegant waste recepticle.

by AdamM
10/03/2012

The soft close feature is great. It looks fantastic and functions superbly. Having both a recycling and trash bin in the same container is convenient and space saving. My only two recommendations are: 1) the foot pedal needs a bit more clearance on the push down so as to fully open the lids. I added felt pads to the feet of my can to compensate so it works fine now. But adding some distance between the fully depressed position of the foot pedal and resting position would cure this. 2) Add a butterfly can to the Sensor series that has both recycling and waste bins, like the manual version. That said, I am very satisfied.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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Great organization in a narrow spot

by MelJ
08/30/2012

I've been wanting one of these dual trash & recycling containers for years, and am glad I finally got one. I feel fancy every time I throw things away now. I have a narrow space between the fridge and stove to put this and its narrow dimensions work perfectly. They fill up a bit more quickly than I was used to, but it's not outrageous. We use regular trash bags and not the inserts from simplehuman, which are very expensive

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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Great for small apartment

by KateV
08/20/2012

Love the separate recycling canister. Great for one person or small household. Trash bag/canister holds more than I expected. Means more trips to dumpster, but keeps house from getting stinky while waiting to fill a larger bag.

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Great Product

by MichelleL
08/14/2012

Works beautifully, compartments are equally sized, really encourages me to limit the real "trash". Regular-sized tall kitchen bags will work, although they're a little big, but the can has a nice bag-grabber feature which helps.

14 of 14 people found this review helpful

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