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Stainless Steel Compost Pail

  • Stainless Steel Compost Pail
  • Stainless Steel Compost Pail
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Composting in the kitchen is easy with our Stainless Steel Compost Pail. A set of charcoal filters in the vented lid help contain odors. It features a generous 1 gallon capacity.

  • Made from dishwasher-safe 18/8 stainless steel
  • Includes two replaceable sets of filters
  • Additional replacement filters are available (sold separately)

Compost Pail Stainless
  • SKU#: 10048956
  • 7-1/4" diam. x 11" h
Due to high demand, this item is not available for sale online today but may be available at a store near you.
2 in-stock at Reston
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Charcoal Replacement Set For Stainless Pkg/2
  • SKU#: 10048957
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Compost Pail Liners Green Pkg/50
  • SKU#: 10048960
  • 13-3/4" x 15-1/4" h
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Stainless Steel Compost Pail is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 17.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No smell I was afraid this was going to stink once I started filling it, but so far-so good!
Date published: 2019-03-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not Fruitfly proof Fruitflies can get into this container ! I had a fruitfly maggot infestation in my pot and the charcoal filters were horribly compromised. I cannot believe they were able to gain entry but they did. It was disgusting and horrific. I tried to prevent entry by tying a netting cover over the top where the holes are. I used essential oils that are known for repelling bugs. They still get in. I was not concerned about the large vent holes with those two layers of filters in there, but that is obviously a problem. I am considering going back to a tightly closed container.
Date published: 2018-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great filters What more can one say about charcoal filters that work like a charm!?
Date published: 2014-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful! I bought this for my mom for her birthday. She asked for it actually. She loves it! It holds a decent amount of food before she takes it outside to the compost bin. Before, the food would stink up the kitchen quickly, but now, the filters help keep it contained!
Date published: 2014-03-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Space saving and still durable after three years I bought this kitchen counter compost bin about three years ago. It has held up to regular use quite well and is space saving. Also dishwasher safe (not the filters). The lid's two filter system has its benefits. but the lid's interior design, to accommodate the filters, holds water (even with the vent holes) after it has been washed and rinsed, whether hand washed or in dishwasher. Not a big deal but need to remember that after you've washed the lid, you have to be sure to dry it thoroughly (between both interior tiers) with a towel to soak up the water retained by the tiers before you put the lid 'back in action.'
Date published: 2013-09-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Composting in Style! It is nice to keep this small compost bin on my counter and have it look nice. No smell, no excess food scraps laying around waiting to go outside!
Date published: 2013-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easiest High Quality Way to Compost This stainless steel compost pail is extremely high quality. I have had it for over 2 years and it still looks brand new. I have seen other ones at other stores that are not as heavy and end up rusting or looking cheap. This one from Container Store looks great on my granite kitchen counter & is the perfect size to blend in without looking out of place. The compost pail in general holds the compost items but never holds any odors. I love this product!
Date published: 2013-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Just as described. Loved the smell proof insert in the lid. Genius idea!
Date published: 2013-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from makes composting even easier I love using my compost pail! It looks good enough to leave on the counter and saves me a trip outside every time I need to add something to the compost. It's very handy that it's dishwasher safe as well.
Date published: 2012-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this pail This pail holds more kitchen waste than I thought it would. and still no smell!! It looks pretty on the counter and doesnt take up much room. There was one time we went as long as a week without emptying the pail and still no smell.
Date published: 2012-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great item Charcoal filtrer really works! Great! Recommend it
Date published: 2011-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to clean, sturdy, and the charcoal filter in the lid keeps odors down. Love it!
Date published: 2010-04-15
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Community Q&A

ho often do you need to replace filters?

Asked by: jewelia
I think it is recommended monthly. However, I have never had a smell problem and have only changed mine once since I bought it. And then I only changed mine due to a maggot infestation in the filters. Yuck!
Answered by: PlayfulPansy
Date published: 2018-07-14

What are the liners made of?

Are the liners combustible so they can be put in the compost?
Asked by: Brumley
They are made from the starches of renewable GMO-free crops and the material Mater-Bi. It also says BioBags meet the ASTM D6400 requirements which is standard for compostable plastic, and that it is certified compostable
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2019-06-06

Compostable at home?

The liner bags say ‘compostable in industrial facilities.’ Are they able to be used for home composting?
Asked by: CompostQuestion
Industrial composting facilities are designed to process large volumes of waste in a shorter amount of time, at temperatures higher than home composters. The Compost Pail Liners can be used at home but may take slightly longer to degrade.
Answered by: DesiR
Date published: 2019-06-21
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