HAMPER- How adorable! Trash can sold at Home Depot Use Krylon spray paint. From homedepot.com: When working with metal Remove loose rust with a wire brush, sandpaper or chemical rust remover. Remove oil with a degreaser or denatured alcohol especially on new metal. Prime surface to protect against rust and corrosion. Lightly sand glossy surface if previously painted and remove dust with a tack cloth. Outdoor metal should always be primed before painting for greatest durability.