Composting: Stainless Steel Kitchen Composter
idea of kitchen composting sounds like a smelly and difficult
concept to many people. However, with the stainless
steel kitchen composter, saving table scraps for
composting is a breeze and completely odorless.
The kitchen composting crock has a carbon filter in the lid that
keeps any smells contained while closed. I put in my vegetable
and fruit scraps in it for several days, and then picked it up
by the easy to carry handle, and dumped the contents into my
outdoor compost bin.
amazing how much compostable food scraps I create in a day. Although
I’m a vegetarian and throw away mostly fruit and veggie
scraps, you may also throw in egg shells, old cheese bits, and
thrown into the steel crock. It holds up to one gallon of food
so you don’t have to rush out to the composting bin every
day. So far, I only dump my steel composting crock about every
3-4 days into my composting bin.
recommended that the scraps you throw in are not large. If possible,
simply chop or break up your scraps into smaller
pieces BEFORE throwing into the composting crock. This will simply speed up
the composting process once it hits your composting bin.
The attractive steel kitchen composting unit is easy to clean,
and the interiors won’t stain or absorb odors. Although I
simply rinsed mine out between ‘scrap dumpings’,
the kitchen composting unit is also dishwasher safe.
carbon filter should last about three months or so. They are
inexpensive to replace ($2 a carbon filter), and may also be
kitchen composting crock is so attractive, I have it proudly
displayed right next
to my sink where I typically
preparation. I can’t wait to tell my visitors that
really not a cool cookie jar, but a useful step in making
great compost for my garden.
for next week, when I show you where I put my kitchen composting
scraps, and how I make awesome 'compost tea' for my garden!