The Diaper Genie in our home has lasted through not 1 but now 2 babies. There is no smell and the amount per container is perfect, never an overbearing amount of diapers to carry to the trash can. The container is easy to use: open lid, push down diaper, shut lid and done. To empty is just as easy: open the container, tear off the bag and tie it. Tie the end of the inside bag and then you're already set for the next line of changings. I love it so much and once out newest one is ready for the next phase I will proudly pass this wonderful product to the next mom-to-be I know that will be in need of it.