Abstract: An apparatus for holding trash bags and facilitating trash pick up includes a bag holding base ring and interchangeable insert ring and opening ring which selectably attach to the base ring. The trash bag is secured between the opposing pairs of rings, which are each attachable to a waist belt worn by the user or can be carried individually by an attachable handle. The insert ring also includes a stripping membrane along a top surface to remove the refuse from a trash picker and retain it inside the bag.
Abstract: A trash collector for vehicles in which trash produced in the vehicles are collected and processed neatly and efficiently. The trash collector includes: a body having a space for containing trash and an opening portion; a fixing clip which is detachably installed on an inner side surface of the body; and a roll of vinyl bags which are hung on the hanging portions of the fixing clip and are successively supplied downwards in the body. Here, shield wings are formed on the inner side surface of the body and are inserted into the roll of vinyl bags to thus prevent trash from being exposed. A plurality of leaf springs extend along the opening portion, to enable the space of the body to be maintained at an opened state and with an elastic force, if flexural strengths of the leaf springs exceed threshold points of the leaf springs.
Abstract: Multiple embodiments of an automobile accessory comprising an envelope that fits between the center console of an automobile and either the front driver's seat, or the front passenger's seat, for catching items that would otherwise end up between an automobile seat and the center console or under the seat. In addition, the accessory may act as a convenient storage location for items intentionally placed inside it. Also included are methods of using embodiments of the automobile accessory.
Abstract: A covered trash receptacle system for vehicles such as golf carts is described. The system typically includes a trash receptacle main body having a hollow interior into which trash can be placed. The main body includes a lid connected to the main body with a hinge system that prevents the lid from opening past a certain point so that the system can be operated and emptied with one hand. The main body sits within a cradle that is fixed to the floor board of the vehicle. The main body can be easily placed into and taken out of the cradle as needed.
Abstract: A vehicle refuse container for providing a convenient and more aesthetically pleasing refuse container for a vehicle. The vehicle refuse container includes a container including a front panel, a back panel, and a pair of side panels. A top edge of the container defines an opening for accessing and interior of the container. Each of the panels comprises a flexible material. A first loop is attached to the container. A second loop is attached to the container and spaced from the first loop. The armrests of vehicle chairs are extending through the loops such that the container is suspended between a pair of adjacent chairs.
Abstract: A folding rubbish bag holder for use in a car includes a base member having a projecting edge, a lid and an elongated connecting member hingedly connected to the base member and to the lid. The bag holder further includes a support frame having an opening for receiving a trash bag therethrough and is hingedly connected to the base member such that the support frame has a non-use position wherein said support frame is disposed along said base member and a use position wherein said support frame is pivoted substantially perpendicularly from said base member. The support frame includes at least one stop lug projecting from a top surface of the support frame and a lifting member pivotably connected to the lid for lifting the lid from the support frame and has at least one support arm for engaging the at least one stop plug on the support frame when the support frame is in the use-position.
Abstract: A portable utility bag has a plurality of flexible walls defining a first receptacle having an opening thereinto and a plurality of flexible panels attached to each other and to at least some of the walls to define a second receptacle adjacent to the first receptacle and having an opening thereinto oriented perpendicular to the opening into the first receptacle. A strap suspends the bag so that the opening into the first receptacle faces upward. The second receptacle is designed to hold a container and is collapsible when not being used.