Farmhouse Compost Pail
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Farmhouse Compost Pail

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Exclusive | Farmhouse Compost Pail Holds 1-1/2 Gallons

  • Vintage-style pail holds kitchen scraps for composting
  • Durable steel pail is easy to clean
  • Carbon filter helps control odors
  • We also offer replacement filters

This 1-1/2 gallon (6-quart) capacity compost pail adds farmhouse charm to any kitchen. A deep lid creates a tight seal, and a 5-1/2" carbon filter keeps odors at bay. Bail handle makes it easy to carry out to the compost bin.

  • Powder-coated steel
  • 7-1/4" in diameter x 12" H
  • Holds 1-1/2 gallons (6 quarts)
  • Uses 5-1/2" replacement filters (one included)
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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3.4

(based on 19 reviews)

50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Large (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

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    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (17)

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4.0

Cute But Not So User-friendly

By Herrerm1

from Chuluota, FL

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Hard To Pull Out Full Bag
  • Nice looking

Cons

  • Hard To Pull Out Full Bag

Best Uses

  • Compost Collector
  • Decor

I use this on my kitchen counter to collect scraps for compost. I love its farmhouse look but get frustrated every time I try to pull out the liner bag when it's full. Because of the smaller "neck" opening, the compost gets stuck & rips the bag as I work to pull it out. I'm trying to figure out how to make it work (don't fill it full so it can collapse & come through the opening flatter?) but I may have to return it for a more "user friendly" compost container. I suppose if I didn't use the liners it would work fine, but then I'd have to wash it out every time I empty it. I love the liners!

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2.0

Too big for my counter top. Disappointed

By Vicki Jo

from Eugene, Oregon

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Too big and bulky for my counter, Thinking about turning it into a planter for outside. Not as attractive as I expected. Wish I would have ordered the smaller prettier one.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Stylish but OK

        By Wilfred

        from Sherman, Me

        Pros

        • Like To Rustic Look

        Cons

        • Emptying Is Difficult
        • Narrow Top Keeps Scraps

        Best Uses

          We like the rustic look in our Log Home, but the narrow top makes emptying difficult. Another time, we'll go with a better design.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          not so sturdy

          By Bette Jayne

          from Myrtle Beach, SC

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Big enough

          Cons

          • Lid Doesn't Fit Right

          Best Uses

          • Easy To Store Under Sink

          I wanted something big enough but not so large to fit under the sink. It does and easy to carry outside to compost bin. BUT, the lid doesn't fit well and when I tried to press it on the handle almost went flat but for the fingers inside it. So, the lid fits not fully on the top. I do have to pull items out from the container as well.

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          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Just Perfect!

          By Paul

          from Fair Haven, VT

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                This compost bucket is ideal for my 1840s VT farmhouse - looks great in the kitchen. It's a decent size, but I still find myself emptying it more often than I would like.

                As mentioned before, the neck is a bit narrow so I try to tear up larger pieces before putting in - but it's not that much of a hassle (though I supposed it could be if you use compost bags).

                The first one that arrived had horrible attempts at making it look "rustic" - lots of smeared black paint, but Gardener's sent out a replacement right away.

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                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Major Design Flaw

                By Poison Oak

                from Clinton, WA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to clean
                • Holds a lot

                Cons

                • Bag Slips Inside
                • Hard to empty
                • Industrial Appeasrasnce
                • Neck too narrow

                Best Uses

                • Composting kitchen waste

                The narrow neck precludes easily removing the bag to empty out the kitchen waste. The container is so deep, the bag slips down inside it unless held in place with a rubber band.

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                • No
                 
                5.0

                the cutest compost pail ever

                By cologoatlady68

                from Colorado

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Perfect size

                Cons

                • Lid hard to remove

                Best Uses

                • Chicken Feed Pail
                • Compost Pail

                I use this pail to collect vegetable scraps for my chickens and it is perfect. I have gotten a lot of compliments on this pail. It fits perfectly on the kitchen counter and can hold a lot of scraps. The lid can be hard to remove sometimes but most of the time it is easy.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Farmhouse Compost Pail

                By Lynn the composter

                from Wisconsin

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      The Farmhouse milk can compost pail is quaint but not practical due to the poor design. The neck, being smaller than the body, makes it virtually impossible to remove the filled compost bag. Ideally, the entire top of the body should be able to be removed for easier emptying. I'm glad I kept my old compost bucket.

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                      • No

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      cute

                      By blazinem

                      from Winnfield, LA

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Country style
                      • Large
                      • Neutral Color

                      Cons

                      • Lid Hard To Put Back On
                      • Lid is hard to remove

                      Best Uses

                        I like this bucket. I use the bags in it and love both of them. The lid is kind of hard to remove and replace but may loosen a little with use. I like the size and the look.

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                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Exactly what I expected.

                        By Albert Fish

                        from Wichita, KS

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Really nothing to say, it was as described, exactly what I expected.

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                              • Learn how to compost your kitchen and yard waste, using a compost bin, a pile or a composter.
                              • With the increase in recycling and reuse programs, it's easier than ever to reduce the amount of trash in our garbage cans. But we can do more. Some estimates say that a single household can divert 300 pounds a year from the waste stream.

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