Powder coated steel - does not absorb odors like plastic and is easy to clean.Convenient & economical - fits standard kitchen bags providing savings over pails that use expensive, hard-to-find refills. Simple - easy to load, use, empty and clean . Attractive - sleek and modern looking,_ customizable with decals. Rubber seals - prevent leaks and keep odors locked in._Safe - child proof safety lock prevents children from getting into the pail. Innovative sliding lid - minimizes air disruption to prevent odors from escaping.