Munchkin Step Diaper Pail Review

(Last Updated On: July 2, 2019)

Baby poop stinks, especially when your baby starts eating solid foods. There are times when two bags of plastic bag won’t be enough to contain the odor. If that’s you, you might want to consider buying Munchkin Step Diaper Pail that will keep the stinky odor inside.

A step diaper pail is convenient for throwing used diapers. The Munchkin Step Diaper Pail will contain the stinky odor even when the lid is open, thanks to the self-sealing lock system. It also has a lavender scented baking soda disc inside that absorbs the stinky odor so your area will smell fresh and clean. Check out my diaper pail guide!

Munchkin Step Diaper Pail Review


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This step diaper pail keeps your nursery fresh and smelling clean all day. It is a 27’’x 12’’ diaper pail that is already assembled upon purchase that comes with five refill bags and a lavender scented baking soda puck powered by Arm & Hammer. You can throw up to 272 used diapers in the pail before refilling the bags.

It has a step-on function so you won’t have to lift the lid using your hands. The underside of the lid contains the lavender scented baking soda puck that will absorb the foul smells coming from the diapers. There is a push button on the front panel that will give you access to the diaper pail. There is a second push button that will give you access to the diaper bag. There is also a cutter inside that you will need to use if you chose the Arm & Hammer Refill Rings, but it is not necessary for the Snap, Seal, and Toss Bags.

Munchkin Step Diaper Pail won’t give you hard time looking for refill bags as it has a universal refill system so you can choose from the Arm and Hammer Refill Rings or the Munchkin Diaper Refill Bags. You won’t have to worry about spraying some air freshener in your nursery after disposing your baby’s diaper for the step diaper pail is all you need to keep your house fresh from any unwanted odors.


Contains Foul Odors

The baking soda is lavender scented. Hence, it not only absorbs the foul odor but also gives a fragrant smell when you open the lid.

Of course, this is not the only factor that contains the foul smell of diapers. Special refill bags is used that will twist once a diaper is tossed inside to seal the smell.

The bag stays sealed even when you open the lid of the diaper pail.

Easy Disposal of Diapers

As mentioned, the diaper pail is already assembled so you just place it where you want it to be placed. You only have to put the special refill bags in a proper way, and then put it where you want.

Disposing the bags is also easy as you can either cut it or snap-seal-and-toss depending on the refill bag you choose. This is great, especially at night. You don’t have to deal with the smelly diapers when you will dispose the bags. The step pedal also helps dispose the diaper without the need to lift the lid with your hands. If it really gets messy, the diaper pail is easy to clean inside and out.

The munchkin diaper pail instructions are also clear and easy to follow.

Value for Money

Munchkin Step Diaper Pail is a bit more pricey, but this is a good investment. The refill bags are also expensive, but this diaper pail is worth every penny if you don’t want the foul smell invading your house and the convenience it provides.

How to Change Munchkin Step Diaper Pail

Changing the Munchkin Diaper Pail really isn’t hard at all. The instructions are clear, easy to follow and I managed easily on my first try. In fact, I will say it’s easier to change than most other brands.

If you’re unsure of how to change the pail, check out the brand’s very informative and simple to follow video above.

You’ll also learn how to use munchkin diaper pail refills. The Munchkin brand itself is very passionate about making everything easy peasy for parents so you can always watch their videos or count on their instructions to be clear and helpful. I also like my Ubbi pail.


  •        Hands Free Step up pedal
  •        Universal refill bag
  •        Fully assembled
  •        Absorbs smell
  •        Self-sealing lock system
  •        Easy to dispose bags
  •        Attractive and durable design
  •        Easy to clean pail
  •        Holds up to 272 diapers
  •        A tree is planted for every pail purchased


  •        Baking soda puck refill sold separately
  •        Refill bags sold separately
  •         Twisting bag makes scrunching noise

About Munchkin

Munchkin will immediately get your attention with their slogan, “The stink ends here!”

Munchkin aims to be the most loved baby lifestyle brand in the world and it continues to expand its resources to provide an innovative, modern, and credible products. They aim to make the lives of both parents and babies easier, more comfortable, and more enjoyable.

You can find different products for babies such as bottles, essential feeding tools, safety materials, bath, travel, and nursery needs. You can even check their website for some gift ideas when you are invited in a baby shower!

It was funded in 19991, and now has seven offices worldwide. Munchkin has not only shown great concern for babies but it has also extended efforts in making the world a better place by promoting environmental projects. So for every diaper pail purchased, Munchkin will plant a tree.


Munchkin Step Diaper Pail is a great option for parents who really want to keep the foul odor of diapers from escaping the container. Even when you open the lid due to its self-sealing lock system. It keeps your room fresh smelling, and is such a convenient diaper disposal system. Although it is more expensive than other brands, it is a good investment as it can effectively trap the odor inside. I highly recommended it!

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