Review of Kirkland Signature Kitchen Garbage Bags

by StevenHelmer

I purchased a box of these this past weekend. Read to find out if they were worth the money.

Product Description: Draw-string-style 13-gallon kitchen garbage bags from the Kirkland Signature brand. I purchased a box of 200 of these garbage bags while doing some other shopping at Costco this past weekend with the intention of using them in our kitchen garbage can and have been using them for the past few days.


I used my last kitchen garbage bag this past weekend and, since my wife and I were planning on running down to Costco anyway, decided to hold off on purchasing more until we did. While there, I was able to find a large box (200 bags total) of the Kirkland Signature brand for around $15 and, not being one to pass up a good deal, decided to make the purchase.

When I bought these bags, I did so while having some hesitation. I've had nothing but pleasant experiences with this brand in the past. But, I was recently burned by another bargain brand of trash bags (we couldn't even put them on the can without them ripping) and, because of that, did have some doubts. However, as it turns out, this purchase was a pretty sound one.

Kirkland Garbage Bags
Kirkland Garbage Bags
Photo by Steven Helmer

One thing I noticed right away about these bags is they actually fit our garbage can relatively well. Most other bargain bags we purchase don't quite fit properly and bunch up as a result. That was definitely not the case with this brand. The bags fit our garbage can snug enough to prevent slippage while not bunching up.

The bags also seem to be reasonably strong. I don't like wasting garbage bags (I hate the idea of buying something I'm just going to throw away) and tend to stuff them as full as I can possibly get them. As a result, I need a bag that can withstand that kind of weight. Not all bargain brands (including the last one I purchased) fall into this category. This one definitely does and even the drawstrings (which are usually the first thing to break) hold up under the weight.

Kirkland Signature Drawstring Trash Bags - 33 Gallon - Xl Size - 90 Count (90 count)

90 count 33 gallon - XL Size - 33" x 39" 1.2 mil Black Drawstring Trash Bags

View on Amazon

Final Opinion

I was able to find a lot of bags (probably enough to last me the rest of the year) for a reasonable price and they turned out to be some of the better garbage bags I've purchased. What's not to love about that? If you have an opportunity to buy this product, I do recommend it, especially if you have had no luck with bargain brands in the past.

My Grade: A

More By This Writer

Love Poems for My Wife

When Steve first met Cynthia back in 2000, he knew she was the woman for him and proposed to her just three months after their first date. Married to her since 2003, he has ofte...

View on Amazon

Angels Don't Always Have Wings: A Sinner's Poems of Faith

Steve never thought of himself as an overly religious person and had rarely set foot inside of a church. However, after agreeing to attend a service following a visit to a churc...

View on Amazon

Updated: 04/08/2016, StevenHelmer
Thank you! Would you like to post a comment now?



You might also like

Review of Wal-Finate 4-Hour Allergy Relief Pills

A review of the Wal-Finate allergy pills that are available at Walgreen's for...

Review of Our Family Brand Stroganoff-Flavored Pasta & Sauce

A review of the pre-packaged pasta side dish I purchased a couple days ago.

Disclosure: This page generates income for authors based on affiliate relationships with our partners, including Amazon, Google and others.
Loading ...