The Litter Robot is an automated litter box that cleans your cat’s litter after it has been used. This saves you the trouble of dealing with a messy litter box and having a build-up of waste that can cause strong odors to fill your home. You probably already know that these boxes use waste bags to collect solid waste and clumps, but there are so many options that you may wonder which is the best for you.
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Litter Robot Bags: What Kind of Bags Can You Use in Litter-Robot?
Do I Need To Use Litter Robot Bags?
Litter Robot bags are not needed for the Litter Robot to function. Bags and liners are primarily used to protect the waste drawer when the box cleans itself. They also help keep the drawer from building up with waste and bacteria. When you purchase a Litter Robot, it will come with a few Litter Robot bags, but you can buy more or use alternatives.
Litter Robot Waste Drawer Liners
If you already own an automated litter box or if you have been looking at them online, you know that waste bags are used by the litter boxes to catch the solid waste or clumps that are cleaned out of the litter box after your cat uses it. Litter Robot has official bags that you can buy to use with the Litter Robot. These are called Litter Robot Waste Drawer Liners.
The Litter Robot Waste Drawers Liners can be bought straight from the Manufacturer. They tend to be pricey, but they are designed to fit the waste drawer of the Litter Robot perfectly.
While the bags can hold a lot, you can notice that the bags can still hold more when you are taking them out. These liners are a great official option for Litter Robot bags, but you can also find other alternatives that work just as well.
Litter Robot Bags Alternative Liners
If you do not want to spend a lot of money on bags to put in the waste drawer of your Litter Robot, do not fret. There are many different bags and liners that work just as well and are cheaper.
EcoLeo Biodegradable Waste Drawer Liners
If you want a bag that is specially made to use in the Litter Robot waste drawer but don’t want to pay for the official liners, the EcoLeo Biodegradable bags are perfect. Not only are these bags made to fit the waste drawer of the Litter Robot, but they are also biodegradable and compostable. They are perfect for those who want to be more environmentally friendly.
FORID Compostable Trash Bags
These compostable trash bags can be the perfect option for you if you have a composter at home and use compostable litter. They are also leakproof and large enough to fit in the waste drawer of the Litter Robot.
Kitchen Trash Bags
Some kitchen trash bags, such as Glad trash bags, can also be great alternatives to use in the waste drawer. It is best to steer clear of scented trash bags as this can cause issues with your cat’s digestion or allergies. Kitchen trash bags are a great cheap alternative to put in the waste drawer as they are big enough to fit the space they are needed and come in bulk, so you have plenty without having to constantly go out and buy more.
Alternatives To Bags And Liners
If you do not want to use Litter Robot bags in the waste drawer, you want to put something in the drawer so you do not have to worry about properly cleaning the drawer. While alternative options for bags and liners have been discussed, there are other alternatives that you can use that are not bags or liners.
Two great options you can use are aluminum baking trays and Storex trays. Aluminum baking trays can be a nice alternative over plastic bags and liners as they can be more easily recycled. There is an issue, however, of the aluminum trays being too big, so you will have to adjust them so they fit better.
Storex trays are another great option that fits in the waste drawer of the Litter Robot. Once the tray is filled, you can take the storex tray out, throw away the waste that is inside, and clean the tray to put it back in. This is much better than using single-use items.
How Many Gallons Are the Litter Robot Bags?
Each bag liner measures 23.5″ x 29”. It has 9-11 gallons capacity. Ensure that you keep the bag taut as you put it in. Do not let the bag rise up past the top waste drawer sides or you will have lots of mess.
How Often Do You Have to Change Litter-Robot Bag?
You will often empty your Litter-Robot waste drawer once each week. That is if you only have one cat. As expected, if you have more cats, then be prepared to be emptying the waste drawer at least twice every 7 to 10 days. You should do a thorough and full clean at least one to two months.
The official Litter Robot bags are made to perfectly fit the waste drawer of the Litter Robot so they will fit best. If you want alternatives, you can try different bags and liners or trays that can be placed inside the waste drawer. This helps to protect the waste drawer and makes cleaning up much easier.