Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler
Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler

Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler

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Exclusive | Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler Has Two Rotating Bins

  • VIDEO: Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler
  • Produce high quality compost quickly and efficiently
  • Let one bin "cook" while you add fresh materials to the other side
  • Two bins rotate separately; each bin holds approximately 3 cubic feet

Batch composting is the fastest and most efficient way to produce high quality compost, and this dual bin tumbler makes it easy. Fill one side with kitchen scraps and yard waste, then stop adding materials and let it "cook," turning it every few days to speed up the decomposition process. In the meantime, add new scraps to the other side. When the first batch of compost is finished, remove it and repeat the process, letting the other side cook.

Recycled Plastic
  • Assembly required
  • Recycled black polypropylene, steel
  • 28-1/2" W x 25" D x 37-1/4" H overall
  • Each bin holds approx. 3 cubic feet (22 dry gallons)
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler
 
4.1

(based on 151 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy assembly (97)
  • Capacity (73)
  • Attractive (56)
  • Composts quickly (50)
  • Odor free (49)

Cons

  • Leaks (23)
  • Flimsy (5)
  • Pervasive odor (5)
  • Needs solution added (4)
  • Mulch not fine enough (3)

Best Uses

  • Kitchen scraps (117)
  • Coffee grounds (99)
  • Fruit rinds (91)
  • Leaves & brush (85)
  • Ecological waste disposal (63)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (87), Getting started (50), Master gardener (8)

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1.0

packaging bad

By gardener

from Fresno CA

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Flimsy
    • Leaks

    Best Uses

    • Coffee Grounds
    • Ecological Waste Disposal
    • Fertilizer Production
    • Fruit Rinds
    • Leaves & Brush

    Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

    was disappointed the way it was shipped, the metal pieces were loose in the box and scratched the outside of the composter. it seems like the aeration holes are too large and should be on the sides. Not very sturdy now that I have some compost in it.
    Would not buy it again.

     
    4.0

    Dual Batch Compost Tumbler

    By Boardmom

    from Boca Raton, FL

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Capacity
    • Easy Assembly
    • Odor Free

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

        Much easier to rotate the pile and to empty than my old bin composter.
        Compost is staying pretty wet (I live in South Florida and we have been getting the tropical afternoon rains), and still some un-composted pieces (eg. egg shells and orange skins) visible in the black muck after a few weeks of not adding anything new.

         
        4.0

        I'm cooking!

        By Nicole

        from Highland Park, IL

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to assemble
        • Footprint Of It Is Good
        • Works As Described

        Cons

        • Leaks
        • Pervasive Odor

        Best Uses

        • Coffee Grounds
        • Fruit Rinds
        • Kitchen Scraps

        Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

        Would be nice if it included a sample of a compost starter product

         
        5.0

        We Love It!

        By JanaP

        from Forked River, NJ

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Capacity
        • Composts Quickly
        • Easy Assembly
        • Odor Free

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Coffee Grounds
          • Ecological Waste Disposal
          • Fertilizer Production
          • Fruit Rinds
          • Kitchen Scraps
          • Leaves & Brush
          • Small Household

          Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

          We are having so much fun using our new compost tumbler. It was a snap to set up and get started. The rotating bins make it easy to add material and to keep the compost "cooking". There is virtually no odor and even with our cool spring the bins have started heating up nicely. After just a month from the day of set up I was able to remove a 5 gallon bucket of screened compost.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Assembly direction inadequate

          By Garden Gal

          from Boston, MA

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Capacity

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Kitchen Scraps

            Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

            I bought this because I have a small garden and I wanted to try composting in my limited space. The directions that came with it were inadequate and this from someone who really enjoys putting things together. One of the two doors is too tight for easy operation so I needed to sand down the edges to make it slide smoothly. I haven't had it up and running long enough to see how well it composts but turning the material should be easier than with the big plastic top loader I had before. I'm not sure yet if I would recommend it to a friend - if it actually works as well as advertised then it will make all the assembly difficulties worth it.

             
            4.0

            Love the spinning barrels

            By Donna

            from Venice, Fl

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy Assembly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Kitchen Scraps

              Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

              hoping it will be easy to get finished compost out of door unlike units that rest on the ground.

               
              5.0

              easy to use and efficient

              By Ec1 and E2

              from Davie County, NC

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Capacity
              • Composts Quickly
              • Easy Assembly
              • Odor Free

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Coffee Grounds
                • Kitchen Scraps

                Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

                I use composted scraps from my kitchen to nourish my vegetable garden which reduces my gardening expenses considerably.

                 
                4.0

                Wonderful for two person household!

                By Evan

                from Mebane, NC

                About Me Getting Started

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Composts Quickly
                • Easy Assembly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Coffee Grounds
                  • Ecological Waste Disposal
                  • Fruit Rinds
                  • Kitchen Scraps
                  • Leaves & Brush

                  Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

                  So far we love our double barrel composter and keep showing it off to friends. Have already filled one side and it is now "cooking" and working well - already about 2/3rd the quantity and nice and warm. The design makes this very easy to keep aerated and mixed well and when trying to get the Green/Brown balance does a good job of mixing new items in when noticing was not quite balanced (smell...). Would recommend to anyone who wants to get started at composting!

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Attractive Composter

                  By Pat the Gardener

                  from Buffalo Grove, IL

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive
                  • Composts Quickly
                  • Odor Free

                  Cons

                  • Hard To Add One-handed

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

                  You can not add compost material without setting it down and opening the top. It would be nice if the top slid open easier so you could add the compost without a two step process.

                   
                  4.0

                  Glad to be giving back to Nature

                  By Smiley

                  from Belton TX

                  About Me Getting Started

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive
                  • Capacity
                  • Easy Assembly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

                    I rarely use the disposale now and it saves on the odors sometimes emmited from the sink. I like the fact that nature can fertilize nature and make my fresh produce much healthier.

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