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Bear-proof Garbage Containers

FWC has designed an inexpensive, bear-resistant cage that will hold two standard-sized garbage barrels. While this cage has been field tested, it may not stand up to the persistent efforts of all bears.  The benefits are low cost and ease of construction.  You can download building instructions

The following companies sell "bear-proof" garbage containers for commercial or residential use.  FWC provides this information as a public service and does not endorse any of these companies.

Bear Proof Inc.; Battlement Mesa, CO. 866-284-9874

Bearable Trash Solutions; Pompton Plains, NJ. 973-764-0232

BearGuard; Lake Tahoe, CA. 530-581-2211

BearSaver; Ontario, CA. 909-605-1697

BMC West; Aspen, CO. 970-925-4262

Boxmaster, Inc.; Canyon Country, CA. 661-298-5556

Haul-All; Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. 800-661-1162

McClintock Metal Fabricators; Woodland, CA,  
800-350-3588