Pedal bin

Front view of a bin showing the lid closed. Side view of a bin showing the opening mechanism. Side view of a bin showing the opening mechanism. Side view of a bin showing the lid closed. side view of a bin showing the lid open.
Front view of a bin showing the lid closed. Side view of a bin showing the opening mechanism. Side view of a bin showing the opening mechanism. Side view of a bin showing the lid closed. side view of a bin showing the lid open.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 003418
Country
Date
1956

Description

A pedal bin designed by Martyn Rowlands for Ekco Plastics Ltd in the 1950s. This bin is made of white injection moulded polystyrene and has a red lid which hinges up when the pedal is pressed down with the users foot.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "Ekco. Gold Seal" (lid)
Dimensions
Height
310mm
Depth
275mm
Material Note
plastic
PS body, lid and pedal
polystyrene
metal frame
Colour