For an easy, effective way to help keep your nursery odor and germ free, the Diaper Genie Elite Diaper Pail features a double locking design and a multilayer, refillable liner that helps seal in odors and germs. The ergonomic Diaper Pail is designed so there's no need to bend down, and the foot pedal allows for easy, hands free opening. The Diaper Genie pail holds up to 38 diapers at one time and the refill cassette holds up to 270 newborn diapers.
The quintessential diaper pail, the Diaper Genie is tried and true. It has a foot pedal for hands-free diaper disposal and it’s small it doesn’t take up too much space in the nursery. It also keeps in the smell really well--one mom even admitted she accidently left diapers in it for “way too long” and never smelled a thing.
The Catch: It requires specific liner refills, which are costly.
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We like this pail, the only reason I don't give it 5 stars is because you have to buy the refills, with the Ubi we could use any garbage bags. It works great containing odors which is most important.
Apr 30, 2018
Perfect trashcan for nursery! Holds in the smell and is easy to change. Take up minimal room. Is annoying to buy refills but the cost is comparable to trash bags. Make sure to change the carbon filter
Mar 07, 2018
Mainly use for just #1 diapers. Have been using a hack where you tuck a regular trash bag into the blue ring for about 2 years and it is so much cheaper. Takes a few tries to get the back down but so
Nov 02, 2017
Keeps the smells in while closed but good lord it's horrible when opened to use! buying the refills is costly. I just ended up taking the stinky diapers to the trash can outside Not worth the money
Oct 27, 2017
Received this as gift from my baby shower and it was great in the beginning then came the time to buy the refills and it just did not work correctly after the first try. I ended up throwing it away.
Oct 26, 2017
I have this version and the "complete." I prefer the complete version. This model is difficult to removed the dirty diapers due to how its opens at a hinge at the middle. Does its job containing smell
Aug 22, 2017
Keeps odors in and is easy to dispose of diapers. Had used another brand which required you to push diapers through a tight opening causing poop to ooze out of the diaper. This is so much better!
Aug 13, 2017
It does what it is supposed to do and keeps the stink out. Ours ended up duct taped together by the time our first was potty trained because it broke so often. We use the Ubbi Pail now and love it!
Aug 02, 2017
Essential for the nursery! Stops odors when kept closed. I am able to remove the bag once a week without odors escaping. Carbon filter changed monthly. Use bleach inside to clean occasionally.
Jul 31, 2017
I completely do not understand the hype! It worked for a few months, but it started to reek and we were replacing the bags and filters. We ended up tossing this out and using disposable diaper bags.
Jul 25, 2017
So easy to use that my 4 year old wants to help throw away my 2 year old son's dirty diapers. Lid can get stuck up sometimes, but easy to fix. Doesn't contain odor 100% but certainly helps!
Jun 06, 2017
Baby shower gift! I wasn't even considering one, SO GLAD someone got it for us. It keeps the smell contained and keeps the poopy diapers outta my reg trash so it doesn't need to be taken out as often
May 30, 2017