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 534 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (463)
  • Capacity (388)
  • Odor free (326)
  • Easy assembly (77)
  • Easy to clean (35)

Cons

  • Leaks (17)
  • Flimsy (14)
  • Difficult to aerate (8)
  • Pervasive odor (8)
  • Needs solution added (4)

Best Uses

  • Kitchen scraps (459)
  • Coffee grounds (373)
  • Fruit rinds (366)
  • Ecological waste disposal (155)
  • Fertilizer production (35)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (319), Getting started (118), Master gardener (53), Professional landscaper (4)

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5.0

Kitchen Compost

By Judy

from South Carolina

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Capacity
  • Easy Assembly
  • Odor Free
  • Wipes Clean Easily

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Coffee Grounds
    • Fruit Rinds
    • Kitchen Scraps

    Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

    Wonderful replacement for the plastic bags my husband has been using for years. No leakage, no smell, looks good, easy to empty into the compost pile.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Doesn't Last

    By Tree

    from Burlington

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Pros

    • Odor Free
    • Was Attractive

    Cons

    • Lid Handle Fell Off
    • Started Getting Rust Spot

    Best Uses

    • Coffee Grounds
    • Fruit Rinds
    • Kitchen Scraps

    Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

    I loved this bucket at first, but gradually it started to get rust spots around the outside and today the handle fell off. No way to reattach it. Looks like it got rusty and just detached. We've had it for about 2 years. I would only recommend it if you don't mind replacing it every two years.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Easy to Use in your Kitchen

    By Jane

    from Jackson, MS 39211

    About Me Avid Gardener

    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:

      Perfect for use under the kitchen sink. Easy to put kitchen scrapes in the bucket for disposal in the outside compost heap. I've had smelly buckets before and this stainless steel one is just right for the kitchen.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Shiny Helpful Addition

      By Yolandea

      from Shiloh IL

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Capacity

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Coffee Grounds
        • Ecological Waste Disposal
        • Fruit Rinds

        Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

        Oh where or where do you put the scraps. Now you have a solution to replace the plastic container that the berries came in or the less used plastic container. I can fill it over a week, the lid keeps the smell in and there is no dripping on the way to the outdoor compost bin. And it looks sleek on the counter.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Seems sturdy & well built.

        By Wildwinger

        from Jamestown, ND

        About Me Master Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Capacity

        Cons

        • Lid Is Inadequate

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

        Several previous reviewers indicated the pail was flimsy & leaks. My pail is sturdy. For ease of cleaning I line it with 2 plastic produce bags from the grocery store. Our diet is mostly fresh & raw. Just the 2 of us fill the pail in 2 days. I expect to get lots of use out of it. Looks so much better than ice cream pails I was using.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        great quality - recipient was pleased

        By Happy Heather

        from Oakland, CA

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Capacity
        • Odor Free
        • Seals Well

        Cons

        • No Retro Style

        Best Uses

        • Coffee Grounds
        • Ecological Waste Disposal
        • Fruit Rinds
        • Good For Sink-side Use
        • Kitchen Scraps

        Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

        We gave this to my in-laws for Christmas - she really liked it. It replaces a ceramic bowl, which attracted white-flies and mold.
        What I wasn't ompletely pleased with was the lack of a retro-styled version without vent holes (and therefore required continuous re-orders for filters). I didn't feel it was appropriate to saddle them with this requirement since it was a gift, but a retro style would have worked better with thier interior.
        However she genuinely loves it and I expect see it at their vacation home the next time we visit.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I would recommend this product

        By Ed

        from Madison, CT

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Odor Free

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Coffee Grounds
          • Fruit Rinds
          • Kitchen Scraps

          Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

          Easy to clean

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good solid product

          By ZinGuy

          from San Luis Obispo, CA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

              Great product, well made. It doesn't look like a garbage can. Our daughter saw ours and asked for one for Christmas.

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Don't use with wet hands

              By Handy Daddy

              from San Diego, CA

              About Me Getting Started

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Coffee Grounds
                • Kitchen Scraps

                Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

                The stainless steel is more attractive than my old plastic beverage pitcher. We use it for coffee grounds and produce scraps. It holds a good bit. I chose this to avoid the complication of the ones with filters in the lid and odor is not a problem. Unfortunately, if you grab the top knob with wet hands, the bowl shape of the lid directs water to the base of the knob which is attached with a steel bolt. After a few days of use we noticed rust at the base of the knob. I unscrewed the knob, cleaned it up, and reinstalled with some clear silicone sealant. We use dry hands to open the bucket now, and have not seen the rust return. But for the money, this shouldn't be necessary.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Very durable compost container

                By Diane in N CA

                from Palo Alto

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Requires Little Space

                Cons

                • Lid could fit tighter

                Best Uses

                • Coffee Grounds
                • Fruit Rinds
                • Kitchen Scraps

                Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

                This is our second compost container and sits on our kitchen island for all to see, where there is a sink and where we prepare veggies and fruits. Very durable (stainless steel) and nice looking. Is smaller than our main compost container (placed next to the dish sink for table scraps) so requires emptying more frequently. We would have preferred one similar but larger, but we are very pleased with it nonetheless.

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