Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler
Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler

Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler

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$169.00
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Exclusive | Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler Has Two Rotating Bins

  • 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 194 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy assembly (126)
  • Capacity (93)
  • Attractive (72)
  • Odor free (71)
  • Composts quickly (56)

Cons

  • Leaks (25)
  • Pervasive odor (7)
  • Flimsy (6)
  • Needs solution added (4)
  • Mulch not fine enough (3)

Best Uses

  • Kitchen scraps (154)
  • Coffee grounds (128)
  • Fruit rinds (115)
  • Leaves & brush (111)
  • Ecological waste disposal (78)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (108), Getting started (65), Master gardener (11)

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5.0

this is a must have for any serious gardener

By Marge the gardener

from Loveland, CO

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Capacity
  • Easy Assembly
  • Odor Free
  • Sifts Old From New

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

    I am a new user of this product so will withhold my views till later, it looks like it will work great

     
    4.0

    So far, so good!

    By G'MA Judy

    from Decorah, IA

    About Me Master Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Capacity
    • Conveniently Rotates
    • Easy Assembly
    • Odor Free
    • Sturdy Tumblers

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

      I appreciate the ease of this product. No more turning compost with a pitchfork. I haven't had it for very long, but so far I think it's great.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Easy to assemble and easy to use.

      By 2 Green Thumbs

      from Des Moines

      About Me Getting Started

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy Assembly
      • Easy to turn
      • Odor Free
      • Sifts Old From New

      Cons

      • None yet

      Best Uses

      • Kitchen Scraps
      • Leaves & Brush

      Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

      Easy assembly and easy to turn the tumbler. I also like the dual-batch system. Since I just started my first batch of compost, I am unable to comment on the speed of the process. However, I'm looking forward to adding the finished product to my garden!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Ecological

      By Cib74

      from Chesapeake, Va.

      About Me Getting Started

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Capacity
      • Odor Free
      • Sifts Old From New
      • We Have Cut Down On Wast

      Cons

      • Screws A Bit Small

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

      Highly recommended.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Nice size, easy to put together

      By Gail

      from Vallejo, Ca

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Capacity
      • Composts Quickly
      • Easy Assembly

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Coffee Grounds
        • Fertilizer Production
        • Fruit Rinds
        • Kitchen Scraps

        Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

        The instructions are incomplete as they don't tell you to use the plastic tubes as axels for the two bins. I immediately knew they had to be axels, but in reading the reviews it looks like a few people threw them away. Just snap them into place inside the bins.

         
        5.0

        Perfect size and easy to use

        By lana2810

        from boise, id

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Capacity
        • Composts Quickly
        • Easy Assembly

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

          small and compact for limited space. Easy to use and recycle batches of great compost quickly and easily. Love it.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Instructions are worthless

          By Annoyed

          from Alexandria, VA

          Verified Reviewer

          Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

          Don't know how well this thing works but I thought I'd provide some assembly instructions given that neither the manufacturer or Gardeners' Supply give you anything worthwhile.

          It didn't take me that long to put together but I like puzzles. Others probably not so much.

          Here's what you need to know. There are four L-shaped base pieces. Two are labeled "dd" and two are labeled "cc". Each base matches a "dd" with a "cc". Put the female end of the "dd" piece on the ground and connect with the male end of the "cc" piece. When you have the two dd/cc U-shaped bases assembled, lay them out so the front base has the dd piece on the left and the back base has the dd piece on the right (or the reverse). Stand them up and connect the V-shaped top pieces on. The rest is self explanatory.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Dual-Barach Compost Tumbler

          By Barbara

          from San Diego, CA

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Capacity

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Coffee Grounds
            • Fruit Rinds
            • Kitchen Scraps
            • Leaves & Brush

            Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

            Using this for our kitchen, garden and yard compostables - and I'm a first-timer.
            I like the dual capacity, it is easy to turn, it fits well in our small yard, adding to it is easy.
            My husband found the instructions to be poorly written.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Still waiting for an answer

            By Strega

            from Valparaiso, Nebraska

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy Assembly
            • Odor Free

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

                I would like to start to use this product but I am still waiting for customer service to answer my question about the two black plastic pipes that were in the bins. I still want to know if I am supposed to leave them in the bins. I e-mailed over two weeks ago and still waiting for an answer! Also, the last step says two people are needed to complete. I am a 68 years old woman and put the entire composter together myself. I didn't need any help for step #6.

                 
                4.0

                Easy to turn

                By cheech

                from Milford, De.

                About Me Getting Started

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Capacity
                • Easy Assembly
                • Odor Free

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Ecological Waste Disposal
                  • Fruit Rinds
                  • Kitchen Scraps

                  Comments about Dual-Batch Compost Tumbler:

                  I have only had the composter for amonth so it will be interesting to see how much it makes for my garden.

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