Munchkin Premium Diaper Pail Review

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Munchkin Premium Diaper Pail Review

April 27, 2017

As I write this, I am smelling a lovely Lavender scent coming from the product details from my brand new Munchkin Diaper Pail.  The bags are scented and pretty much everything that was included in the box smells wonderful.

 

Speaking of smells – this is exactly why I was so enthusiastic to review the Munchkin Diaper Pail.  We had an old second hand (or maybe 5th-hand!) Diaper Genie with my first child, who is now 8. We got rid of it after she was out of diapers and got a really modern looking diaper pail in grey to match the nursery for my second child.  It definitely fit right in with our modern decor, but it smelled SO BAD!  Even with just a few diapers in it, it was awful; with the lid open (worse) or closed (a bit better)  Our youngest just turned 2, so I am hoping that we are nearing the end of diapers, but then we will most likely still be using an overnight diaper/pant, so we will still need a diaper pail.  I couldn’t stand it any longer and was so happy to start using the Munchkin Diaper Pail.

First – when you open the box, this is the first thing you see.  I was fairly excited to get my toddlers nice-smelling room back!

Let me tell you,  the STINK really did end right there with the new pail.  There is barely any smell, even if the lid is opened, because the bag twists with each new diaper that is added.  It doesn’t twist into sausages, as you may recall in older diaper pail versions.  I like that it doesn’t make the sausages with twists in between because the twists un-twist when you go to take it out and then you waste too much of the refill bags.

I haven’t counted the diaper difference when the pail is full from my previous pail to this one, but I am very certain that this pail holds more.  I can pretty much go the entire week between garbage pick ups without having to empty it, as long as I am tightly wrapping the diapers.  To empty it, just open the lip by using the foot pedal. The little button on inside opens the front door, which opens nice and wide.  This bag of diapers as shown below is about 1/3 or maybe 1/4 of what it can actually hold.  It is Thursday, and the garbage went out on Tuesday, for reference!  It also has a handy little cutter (you can see it in the photo below right on the front lip of the opening) so no scissors are necessary.

There is also a spot for an Arm & Hammer puck in the lid.  You simply mount it and turn clockwise to lock it into place and turn the opposite way to remove it.  It works great on keeping everything smelling nice.

I love that this Diaper Pail has a universal refill system.  Both Arm & Hammer Snap, Seal & Toss Bags and regular refill rings fit into this pail.  Simply open the front door and then press the silver button on the inside of the door, just above the cutter.  You then lift up the silver inner lid and can either add in the ring or the Snap, Seal & Toss Bags.  The bags definitely don’t last as long as the rings, I haven’t found, however, they are way smaller to store and they have less waste.  There isn’t the empty ring when the bags run out that needs to be discarded.

Speaking of waste, I love that Munchkin plants a tree with each pail purchase.  This is amazing!  As a mom who has used a combination of cloth and disposable diapers with all three of my kids, it is important to me that we cut down on waste as much as we can.

This Diaper Pail is a 10/10; easy to use, holds a ton of diapers AND NO STICK!  If you are in the market for a new diaper pail, or looking for an amazing gift, look no further.  You can even purchase a year supply of the refill rings, which would be a wonderful gift to any new mom all on it’s own.

 

To order yours, visit www.munchkin.com 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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