Trash can assembly with toe-kick recess

  • US 6,626,316 B2
  • Filed: 12/22/2000
  • Issued: 09/30/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/22/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A trash can assembly, comprising:

  • a shell having a top end and a bottom end, the shell having a metal enclosing wall that defines a periphery, the enclosing wall having a recess at its bottom end;

    a curved recess panel, separate from the shell, that is fitted in the recess, the curved recess panel made of a non-metal material;

    a lid fitted over the top end;

    a foot pedal partially positioned in the recess panel, with a portion of the foot pedal positioned inside the periphery of the shell; and

    a link assembly coupling the foot pedal and the lid.

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