Okay, let’s be real: Changing diapers can be sucky. Want to make the whole process just a wee bit easier? Invest in a really, really good diaper pail. Because you deserve a super easy disposal method after you’ve put in all that grunt work and finished wiping the pee and whatever else off of your hands.
We pulled together a list of some of the highest-rated diaper pails being sold on Amazon and Target, which feature a whole bunch of nifty features from triple odor control (um, yes please) to a self-sealing system. There are also childproof locks so your kids don’t go digging through the trash. Plus, there are environmentally-friendly options and handy step pedals.
From the Tommee Tippee Simplee diaper pail, which kills up to 99% of germs, to the Munchkin diaper pail, packed with a helpful starter pack, these disposals have got your sweaty, tired back. Diaper changing just got a whole lot less gross. Check out our top picks:
HANDS-FREE AND ODOR-FREE
Meet the holy grail of diaper disposals. Here’s a few reasons why you’ll be obsessed: There’s a built-in antimicrobial that clamps down on bacteria, refill bags that hold up to 270 diapers, and double air-tight clamps to seal in smells. There’s a front tilt bin that makes it super easy to take out the dirty diapers, too.
ULTIMATE ODOR CONTROL
When it comes to diaper disposal, we’re all looking for super easy solutions that involve minimal gross stuff getting on our hands. Enter: Dekor. This hands-free disposal comes with a foot pedal and a trap door so you can cleanly, efficiently get rid of the soiled diaper. Also, there’s a child-proof lock so your kid will not go digging through the trash. There’s also a triple odor control feature. (Our sincerest thanks for that one.)
SUPER EASY TO USE
This champion diaper disposal checks off all the necessary boxes. It’s super easy to use with no assembly required (yes, yes, YES). It’s a mini trash can, so it won’t take up too much room in the house, but it still manages to have a mighty grip. Up to thirty diapers can be tossed inside! It also promises superior odor control…
You gotta love a disposal that’s getting rid of your kid’s dirty diapers and helping the environment. For every diaper disposal sold, Munchkin will plant one tree. (Random, but amazing.) Bonus points: It comes with a self-sealing system, a handy step pedal, a childproof lock, and odor protection thanks to Arm and Hammer lavender scented baking soda.
SMART SEAL LID
Looking for a small diaper disposal that puts in some serious work? Meet this option by Tommee Tippee. It’s super compact but gets the job done.There’s a smart seal lid that locks odors in, multi-layer film that kills up to 99% of germs, and diaper pail refill cartridges. Diaper changing just became – marginally – more appealing.
THE PERFECT STARTER PACK
Diaper pails are important. But a diaper disposal that comes with a helpful starter pack? Now that’s new-parent gold right there. This pail comes with a lavender-scented baking soda puck, diaper pail refill ring, and easy-to-use refill bags. There’s a self-sealing system, so as soon as the lid shuts the odors hit the road.
PERFECT FOR CLOTH DIAPERS
This diaper pail was designed just for cloth diapers. It comes with a carbon filter that traps odors in, a heavy duty clamp closure so your kids can’t get their tiny hands in there, and it’s made totally from recycled plastic.
WELL-BUILT AND AIRTIGHT SEEL
Don’t mess with this pink diaper disposal. It’s made with steel, comes with a childproof lock, holds 30-55 diapers, it’s available in a variety of patterns, and has an airtight lid. (See ya never, gross smells.) It’s pretty cute and sleek considering the fact that it’s holding so many soiled diapers.