Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail
Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail

Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail

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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 522 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (454)
  • Capacity (381)
  • Odor free (321)
  • Easy assembly (75)
  • Easy to clean (35)

Cons

  • Leaks (17)
  • Flimsy (13)
  • Difficult to aerate (7)
  • Pervasive odor (7)
  • Needs solution added (3)

Best Uses

  • Kitchen scraps (449)
  • Coffee grounds (362)
  • Fruit rinds (356)
  • Ecological waste disposal (151)
  • Fertilizer production (35)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (313), Getting started (114), Master gardener (52), Professional landscaper (4)

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5.0

Happy with this product.

By mich

from buffalo, ny

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Capacity

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

      Well made. No seams, no leakage.

       
      3.0

      Not quite up to snuff for the price

      By Laura, avid composter,

      from southern NH

      About Me Master Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive

      Cons

      • Too Light Weight

      Best Uses

        Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

        I like the way this compost bucket looks on my counter, and its capacity is adequate if your compost pile is not too far away.
        The drawback, however, is its heft. I have dented it by banging my plastic coffee grounds container on its inside to get as many grounds as I could into the bucket.
        I am unsure about whether to recommend it. Seems to me that it should withstand coffee grounds banging.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Compost buckrt

        By Jimbob

        from Murfreesboro TN

        About Me Master Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Capacity
        • Odor Free

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Coffee Grounds
          • Fruit Rinds
          • Kitchen Scraps

          Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

          Just what I had been looking for.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Poor lid handle ruins the product

          By Compost Mama

          from Falls Church, VA

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Capacity
          • Odor Free

          Cons

          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

          • Fruit Rinds
          • Kitchen Scraps

          Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

          We ordered two of these pails for kitchen scraps and were happy until the knobs on both lids came off. There is no way to fix them since they were welded (poorly). I would not recommend getting them until the lid issue is resolved. Otherwise, they are attractive, odor free, and easy to keep clean.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Just what I was looking for!

          By Carol, master gardener

          from Santa Paula, CA

          About Me Master Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Capacity
          • Odor Free
          • Well Made

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Coffee Grounds
            • Fruit Rinds
            • Kitchen Scraps

            Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

            This pail's capacity is large enough for a weeks worth of kitchen scraps. It is sturdy enough to take outside to composter and empty. There is no odor nor need for the charcoal filters of other types of compost pails. Very well made, attractive on my granite counter top which makes it readily available when paring fruits and vegetables.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Compost Kitchen Helper

            By PastorP

            from Cleveland, OH

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Capacity
            • Hold A Lot Of Food Scraps

            Cons

            • Began Rusting In 2 Weeks

            Best Uses

              Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

              Takes up quite a bit of room on counter but this Compost Pot holds a lot of kitchen scraps. Lid fits tightly, so even though there are no filters that fit it, it does a great job of keeping odors inside and not throughout the kitchen.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Just the right size for my counter.

              By Compost Queen

              from Northampton, MA

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Capacity

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Coffee Grounds
                • Kitchen Scraps

                Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

                Great for collecting modest amounts of coffee grounds, tea leaves, kitchen scraps, and paper towels for composting, and it looks a lot nicer than old yogurt containers!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Clean and Effective

                By Carol the Compost Gardener

                from Clarence, NY

                About Me Master Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Capacity
                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Kitchen Scraps

                  Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

                  The container fits under the sink or looks nice enough to keep on the cupboard. I have purchased several, one for myself and for gifts to people who asked about kitchen compost containers.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect for the kitchen

                  By Gardening for sustainability

                  from Falls Church, VA

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive
                  • Capacity

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Brushed Stainless Steel Compost Pail:

                    This is useful and brilliantly does the job for which it was intended. I plan to buy a second so I will have one for the kitchen and one just outside my kitchen on the deck. This will give me some wiggle room for trips to the compost pile and allow me to eliminate the large malodorous bucket I have been using up until now.

                     
                    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?

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