A waste container, for example of the FEL type, comprises an upwardly-facing opening (6), a moulded plastics lid (8) hinged along one edge of the opening, the lid having at least one recess (18) moulded therein, and the container having an upstand (20) configured to be received in the recess and to engage the lid within the recess to limit rotation of the lid about the hinge. The lid is hollow and includes a spaced pair of integrally-formed hinge supports (16), each comprising a metal tube (44) supported between and opening through opposed faces (42) of the support, at least one recess (46) being moulded into the supports, the material defining the recess (46) contacting and supporting the tube (44) between the ends thereof.
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Published patent application
Disclosure date: 04-24-2014
Publication date: 04-08-2015
Applicant: MJL SKIPMASTER LTD, GB
Inventor: LYON JOHN CLEMENT, GB
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