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Big Green Compost Bucket

Big Green Compost Bucket

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$36.95

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Exclusive | Big Collection Bucket Saves Trips to the Compost Bin

  • Gather more kitchen scraps before heading to your compost bin
  • Collect scraps for travel to a composting facility
  • Air-tight Gamma Seal® lid contains odors
  • Holds 5 gallons

Air-tight bucket lets you collect multiple compost crocks’ worth of kitchen scraps before heading out to your compost bin. Twist-on/twist off lid with gasket contains odors. Across the country laws are being passed that prohibit food scraps in the trash. This collection bucket makes it easy to collect scraps for bringing to your municipal compost facility. Composting recycles food waste and turns it into a valuable soil amendment.

Product Details

  • Recycled high-density polyethelyne pail with wire bail handle; plastic lid
  • 12" in diameter x 14-3/4" H
  • Holds 5 gallons
  • Weighs 2-3/4 lbs.

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4.4

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14)

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5.0

Perfect for Winter Composting

By Kizzie

from Quechee, Vermont

Verified Buyer

Comments about : Big Green Compost Bucket:

Using the Compost Bucket is great in the winter in Vermont when the compost in the outside tumbler is frozen (and doesn't tumble or do much composting). The Compost Bucket serves as the holding bucket for daily food scraps, allowing us to add to and tumble the outside composter on warmer days.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Love this! Keep it in my basement until it's full.

By Pat the Gardener

from Morris, Pa

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • large, no smell

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about : Big Green Compost Bucket:

      Instead of daily visits to my compost pile, I keep this in the basement until it's full, THEN make the trek outside in the cold. No smell, and easy to open and close.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great Buy!

      By GG

      from New London, CT

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about : Big Green Compost Bucket:

      I was somewhat skeptical of how well this would work in keeping the odor out of our kitchen, but the bucket does what it claim to do - seals the odor in. The top is easy to loosen and seals in nicely.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Difficult to assemble

      By Kackie

      from Morristown New Jersey

      Verified Reviewer

      Comments about : Big Green Compost Bucket:

      The upper 2-part lid came wedged firmly together. I had to run a screwdriver along the rim before I could unscrew the top portion. The bottom portion of the lid was just as difficult to attach to the bucket, finally I placed the bucket upside down onto the lid, and jumped on it. Mission accomplished!

      The instructions were not very helpful.....

      Judging by the other reviews this should be a nice container for compost for those cold winter months when I don't want to walk out to the composter with scraps.

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      • No
       
      5.0

      Best idea!

      By Crazy garden wench

      from Healdsburg, California

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Doesn't Smell
      • Easy To Use
      • Great Size

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about : Big Green Compost Bucket:

          I keep this just outside and dump my countertop composter into it. When its full, I walk it over to the big compost bed and viola, done! This is the best solution I've found for easy handling of a pretty good amount of material. The five gallon bucket is the perfect size for holding enough that it doesn't have to be emptied constantly yet small enough to be carried without breaking my back. I highly recommend it.

           
          5.0

          Very nice!

          By Blueberry lady

          from Sunny Florida

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Big Size
          • Great Value
          • Tight Seal

          Cons

          • None Yet

          Best Uses

            Comments about : Big Green Compost Bucket:

            This is so great for collecting food leftovers and big enough that it only has to be carried to the compost pile once a week or so. I would recommend it to others

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Super Compost Bucket

            By liatis

            from Frankfort, KY

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Convenient
            • Easy To Open And Close
            • Good Color
            • Keeps Smells In

            Cons

            • Holder On Handle

            Best Uses

              Comments about : Big Green Compost Bucket:

              This bucket is considerably better than a basic lidded bucket. It keeps the smells contained. It saves me trips out to the compost bin. The lid works smoothly and easily. The dark green is attractive. The only thing I would change to make the great bucket a perfect one would be the holder on the handle. I have this type of holder on other buckets. They don't last long. The weight of the bucket filled with compost causes them to break. A handle holder like on fish tank buckets would be comfortable and considerably stronger.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              I am pleased to have a decent sized bucket for my compost

              By Jenniewren

              from Temple City California

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Nice Airtight No Smells

              Cons

              • Hard To Grip Lid To Open

              Best Uses

              • All My Veggie Scraps

              Comments about : Big Green Compost Bucket:

              I love having something I don't have to empty every day. Its big enough to last for a couple of days and then on the compost

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Not just great for compost!

              By Lisa

              from San Francisco Bay Area

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Air Tight
              • Easy To Carry
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Storing Used Kitty Litter

                Comments about : Big Green Compost Bucket:

                I am using my bucket to store stinky used kitty litter until garbage day. Even on hot summer weeks, the stink is contained! I don't empty it into my regular garbage can until the night before pickup.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Lid Does Not Fit

                By Rusty

                from Georgia

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • None

                Cons

                • Worthless

                Best Uses

                • None

                Comments about : Big Green Compost Bucket:

                I purchased this item for my daughter, who told me she could not get the lid to close. When I went to visit her, I tried and it just wouldn't work. So now she just uses it as a storage bucket, something I could have purchased for $3. Very disappointed

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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