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Avoid Germs with the Touch-Free Trash Can

Posted by Lolita Beckwith Categories: Household, Misc. Tech

Touch-Free Trash CanIn this age of the MRSA “superbug” and heightened germ awareness, we bet this could soon become a staple in all homes. The Touch-Free Trash Can is self-explanatory: with its infrared sensor, the lid opens when your hand comes within 8 inches, and closes automatically after 5 seconds. Used in medical facilities and labs, the Touch-Free is now available for home use, in 6 different gallon sizes. Requires 4 “C” batteries, which last approximately 6 months (20 opens/day). The smallest size—1.5 gallons—is available for $30 USD. See website for a video demo.

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