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Features and benefits of our trash can liners

Our trash bag line also includes low density, high density, reprocessed liners, and high clarity for food service. If your company is becoming more eco-friendly, check out our biodegradable, compostable trash bags that fit 13 to 64-gallon size garbage cans. Our trash bags are manufactured using a star seal. This process is done by folding the bottom of the trash bag over several times and heat sealing it, virtually eliminating any leakage. Many of our garbage bags come in a handy top-side dual dispensing box for easy application.


Conversion table of Trash Bag Gallon Capacity to Actual Length and Width of Garbage Bag

Size Mil Thickness Gallon Load (Dry weight in lbs.)
20 x 21 0.35 7 gallons 7 lbs.
24 x 23 0.35 8-10 gallons 10 lbs.
24 x 32 0.35 16-20 gallons 10 lbs.
30 x 36 0.50 20-30 gallons 20 lbs.
30 x 36 0.70 20-30 gallons 30 lbs.
33 x 39 0.50 33 gallons 20 lbs.
33 x 39 0.65 33 gallons 40 lbs.
36 x 58 0.70 55 gallons 40 lbs.
38 x 58 0.55 60 gallons 30 lbs.
38 x 58 0.70 60 gallons 40 lbs.
40 x 46 0.50 40-45 gallons 30 lbs.
40 x 46 0.70 40-45 gallons 30 lbs.
43 x 47 0.70 56 gallons 40 lbs.

What size trash bags do I need for my garbage can?

Different manufacturers produce a trash can liner that "can fit" a specific gallon trash can, but the garbage bag could be a little large for particular gallon trash can size. For example, a 38" X 39" trash bag is the correct size for a garbage can that is 32 gallons, but a 40" x 46" can liner also fits a 32-gallon garbage can, but you will waste 43% of the plastic. Another example is a 30" X 45" trash bag that will correctly fit a 23-gallon garbage can, while a 38" X58" will work too, but you will have a 63% waste increase. If you need help choosing the correct trash bag for your application, please get in touch with us today.

What is the difference between low density (LLDPE) and high density (HDPE) garbage can liners?

What are Linear Low-Density Trash Can Bags?

LLDPE trash bags are often thicker than HDPE, and they offer good tensile strength but less tensile strength than HDPE. LLDPE offers better puncture resistance when compared to HDPE, and this poly also has a more delicate feel than HDPE. LLDPE is ideal for small trash cans, and heavy-duty bags are great for more rigorous applications such as yard refuse bags and industrial or organizational waste. This material is also a cost-effective means for larger refuse bins with trash that has sharp edges but is not too weighty.


What are High-Density Trash Can Bags?

Our HDPE refuse can liners are perfect for use in areas where sharp corners aren't found in the refuse going into the refuse can. The smaller sizes are ideal for office use, while the trash bags with the larger dimensions are superb for more bulky loads that don't have too many sharp items. Our star-sealed design provides extra security and prevents leaks.

Type Puncture Resistance Tear Resistance Load Capacity
LLDPE Good Resistance Greater Resistance Good Load Capacity
HDPE Greater Resistance Good Resistance Greater Load Capacity

Why are trash can liners thickness measured in both micron and mill?

Gauge is a term used to describe thickness. Film thickness is no longer the standard for judging plastic can liner strength. Advanced resins and additives have allowed manufacturers to produce thinner, lighter can liners that are stronger than thicker trash can liners made from lesser quality materials. Linear Low-Density Can Liners (LLD) are measured by mil thickness; High-Density Can Liners (HD) are calculated by Micron thickness. Mil - (one-thousandth of an inch) - One mil equals .001". Can liners range between .35 to 4.0 mils Micron - 25.4 microns equal .001". One thousand microns (M) is 1mm. Can liners range between 5 to 24 microns

Mil Thickness Micron Equivalent
0.23 6
0.31 8
0.39 10
0.55 12
0.62 14
0.70 16
0.78 18
0.86 20
0.94 22

Why should I buy a large trash bag instead of a drum liner
Whether you should buy a large trash bag or a drum liner depends on your specific needs and the application you are using it for. Here are some factors to consider when choosing between the two:

  • Size: Large trash bags are available in a wider range of sizes and capacities than drum liners, making them more versatile for various applications. If you have a large volume of waste that needs to be disposed of, a large trash bag may be more suitable.
  • Thickness: Large trash bags are typically thinner and less durable than drum liners, but they are still strong enough to hold most types of household or industrial waste. However, if you need to dispose of sharp or heavy items, a drum liner may be more appropriate, as they are typically thicker and more durable.
  • Cost: In general, large trash bags are more affordable than drum liners. If cost is a concern, a large trash bag may be a more economical option.
  • Convenience: Large trash bags are more widely available than drum liners and can be found in most retail stores. They are also easier to use and do not require a specific container to fit in. If convenience is a priority, a large trash bag may be a better choice.

In summary, if you have a large volume of waste to dispose of and need a versatile, affordable, and convenient solution, a large trash bag may be the best option. However, if you need a thicker and more durable bag for industrial or heavy-duty applications, a drum liner may be more suitable. Ultimately, it's important to consider your specific needs and choose the option that best meets your requirements.

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