Step-on waste receptacle


FIG. 1 is a top and front perspective view of a step-on waste receptacle showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side elevational view being a mirror image of that shown;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top and rear perspective view of a second embodiment of the step-on waste receptacle, the sole difference from the first embodiment being in the wheels attached thereto;

FIG. 8 is a side elevational view of FIG. 7, the opposite side elevational view being a mirror image of that shown; and,

FIG. 9 is a bottom plan view of FIG. 7.

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Patent History
Patent number: D332852
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 25, 1991
Date of Patent: Jan 26, 1993
Assignee: Rubbermaid Commercial Products Inc. (Winchester, VA)
Inventor: Paul E. Delmerico (Winchester, VA)
Primary Examiner: Kay H. Chin
Law Firm: Renner, Kenner, Greive, Bobak, Taylor & Weber
Application Number: 7/720,922