Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail
Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail

Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail

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Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail Keeps it Simple

  • Practical and attractive way to collect kitchen scraps
  • Easy to clean; resists odors and stains
  • Holds one gallon

The perfect match for today’s sleek, modern kitchen, this pail is also extremely practical. Stainless steel won’t take on the odors or colors of onions, garlic and other pungent food scraps. It easily rinses clean and is dishwasher-safe, too.

  • Stainless steel
  • 7-1/4" in diameter x 7" H
  • 1-gallon capacity
  • Dishwasher-safe

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Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail
 
4.3

(based on 513 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (446)
  • Capacity (373)
  • Odor free (318)
  • Easy assembly (75)
  • Easy to clean (35)

Cons

  • Leaks (17)
  • Flimsy (12)
  • Difficult to aerate (7)
  • Pervasive odor (7)
  • Needs solution added (3)

Best Uses

  • Kitchen scraps (443)
  • Coffee grounds (358)
  • Fruit rinds (352)
  • Ecological waste disposal (150)
  • Fertilizer production (35)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (308), Getting started (114), Master gardener (48), Professional landscaper (4)

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4.0

Stainless Steel Compost Pail is a Winner

By Freda Freckles

from Prescott, AZ

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Capacity
  • Odor Free

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Coffee Grounds
    • Ecological Waste Disposal
    • Fertilizer Production
    • Fruit Rinds
    • Kitchen Scraps

    Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

    Would a plastic rim seal be feasible to close the gap between pail and lid or would it pick up odors, thus defeating the reason to buy the stainless pail in the first place?

     
    5.0

    stainless steel compost pail and bio bag

    By Gini

    from Mattituck, New York 11952

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Capacity

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Bags Handy For Large Item
      • Coffee Grounds
      • Fruit Rinds
      • Kitchen Scraps

      Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

      I personally do not use this pail but it makes a great gift for those who do. Bags help encourage reluctant grandchildren to empty compost.

       
      5.0

      Best Countertop Compost Pail Ever!

      By Cathy

      from SW Michigan

      About Me Master Gardener

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Capacity
      • Odor Free

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Coffee Grounds
        • Fruit Rinds
        • Kitchen Scraps

        Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

        This compost pail is by far the best ever! It's attractive. It empties easily since the top is wider than the bottom. The design of the lid keeps out fruit flies and traps odors since it does not have holes in it. No need to purchase additional filters or fruit fly traps!

         
        5.0

        Great

        By Dee ranch

        from Lysite, Wyoming

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Capacity
        • Easy Assembly
        • Odor Free

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Coffee Grounds
          • Ecological Waste Disposal
          • Fruit Rinds
          • Kitchen Scraps

          Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

          this pail looks great in my kitchen and there is absolutely no odor. It holds quite a lot so it takes several days until I have to empty it in my new compost site. I love this little pail.

           
          5.0

          Very useful!

          By Sue the gardener

          from Upstate New York

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Capacity

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

              I have extensive flower gardens and this bucket works great for putting the flowers into water as I cut them. With the handle it is easy to carry and holds quite a few flowers.

               
              5.0

              Very Pleased

              By Mommasue

              from Charlotte,NC.

              About Me Getting Started

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Capacity
              • Easy Assembly
              • Odor Free

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Coffee Grounds
                • Fruit Rinds
                • Kitchen Scraps

                Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

                I bought it for my daughter who is just starting out composting. This can is pretty enough to leave out, has a sturdy handle for transferring to the compost and never emits any odors. She is very pleased with it.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Looks great, very handy

                By Patty

                from Kansas

                About Me Getting Started

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

                      I use this product to hold waste in just until I take it out side to the compost pile, looks nice on my counter, nice size.

                       
                      2.0

                      Poor quality

                      By sjl

                      from Gainesville, FL

                      About Me Avid Gardener

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive

                      Cons

                      • Flimsy

                      Best Uses

                      • Coffee Grounds
                      • Fruit Rinds
                      • Kitchen Scraps

                      Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

                      In the past, we have purchased two of these pails from Gardeners Supply and have been very pleased with them. This recent purchase of what we thought would be the same pail with the same quality has disappointed us. The pail came initially with a wobbly handle on top that seemed about to fall off. Gardeners Supply quickly replaced the lid, but this one does not fit snugly on the pail, so it allows air and fruit flies to get in. It seems as if the quality of this product has declined.

                       
                      5.0

                      Love my compost pail

                      By Lori

                      from Rhode Island

                      About Me Avid Gardener

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Capacity
                      • Odor Free

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Coffee Grounds
                        • Ecological Waste Disposal
                        • Fruit Rinds
                        • Kitchen Scraps

                        Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

                        This compost pail empties with one motion and cleans easily. It has enough capacity to hold all my kitchen scraps (with paper napkins, tissues, waxed paper) for a few days before needing to be emptied. After breaking a ceramic pail, it looks like I'll have this unbreakable one forever. (I just wish it came in colors . . . . )

                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Not like the old one

                        By BarbaraSJ

                        from Central Texas

                        About Me Avid Gardener

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive
                        • Sturdy

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Coffee Grounds
                          • Fruit Rinds
                          • Kitchen Scraps

                          Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

                          Several years ago, I bought a stainless compost bucket for kitchen scraps, etc. from Gardener's. It burned up when we lost our house in a fire. We lived in a tiny cabin while we rebuilt, so we bought a smaller compost container (ceramic - bad idea). Now that we're in the new house, I ordered another stainless bucket (after its being out of stock for a month or two), thinking it would be the same as the old one. However, what Gardener's is selling now is smaller, requiring daily emptying, sometimes more than once daily if we have company and fix more than one big meal a day. It's still stainless, sturdy, the lid fits well, and the compostable bags that Gardener's sells fit it fine. And I should have read the details, but I assumed since it looked the same it would be the same. Silly me.

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