We represent Berry Plastics a broad product line of can liners, infectious waste hospital bags, and food bags.
How to Choose the Right Can Liner?
Step 1 – What type of can liner do I need?
It’s important to know how your linear will be used, then its easy to match your liner to the intended application. Pick the brand below that best fits your waste containment needs.
I need a dependable liner for heavy/wet trash
Resin: High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
Superior film strength
Convenient coreless rolls
I need a heavy duty liner that can handle sharp objects
Resin: Super Hexene (HAO LLDPE Blend)
Superior puncture and tear resistance
Star bottom seal prevents leaks and odors
I need a liner with versatility to handle heavy loads
Resin: Blended Recycled and LLDPE
Handles sharp, heavy and irregular waste
Excellent environmental choice
I need a heavy liner made with reprocessed resin
Resin: Recycled (Blended LLDPE)
Cost-effective everyday performance
“Green” friendly – made from primarily recycled material
I need a liner that can be used for food and organic waste
Meets ASTM D6400 Composting Standards
I need a liner that has strength and flexibility
Resin: Specialty Blended
Use when you need the strength of a high-density bag and the flexibility (stretch)
of a linear bag.
Step 2 – Select liner gauge
Choose lower gauges for lighter loads like paper and general refuse and higher gauges for heavy and extra heavy loads.
Use one-half of the outer circumference of the container
Use the height of the container, plus one-half of the diameter of the container, plus 3 inches, (for overhang). For square or rectangular containers, use the diagonal of the container bottom.
Step 3 – Determine the correct size
Berry offers a wide variety of can liners for every type of trash. The can liner container cross reference guide makes it easy to choose the correct liner size. Download the Container Reference Guide below.