Pros: The small size avoids having a large amount of compost in the kitchen and avoids odor issues.
Cons: Due to the size, it will need to be emptied more often and it won’t fit large items. If you choose to line it with a bag, you will go through bags quickly and they may become expensive to purchase.
Reducing landfill through commercial composting
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Tips and Tricks
You can choose to line your container with a compostable paper bag, or simply rinse occasionally (plastic containers can go in the dishwasher). You can find the above containers online at amazon.com, or you can use a plastic food storage container, which can be found at stores such as Target.
Sure-Close Compost Pail
Norpro 1-gallon Stainless Steel Compost Keeper
Norpro 1-gallon Ceramic Compost Keeper
There are many ways to set up your kitchen to make collecting compost easy. Below are some container options, as well as tips and tricks.