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– METOD cabinet with a high drawer

– VARIERA waste sorting bin with lid

– piano hinge , screws, elastic cord (not very expensive)

Automatic VARIERA kitchen trash bin for METOD drawer | IKEA Hackers

How to: Kitchen trash bid with automatic lid opening (without touching the bin).

– Fix the lid on the bin with piano hinge and screws, it must open at 90 degrees.

– Drill a hole on the lid on the opposite side and put the elastic cord in it and make a knot.

– Fix a screw on the METOD interior front panel, adjust cord length and attach it to the screw.

– It is possible to fix a counterweigth on the lid to ensure perfect closing.

~ Jean-luc Mansuy