Kitchen Composter

The indoor, Bokashi system ferments waste in less than half the time of conventional composting methods.

$15.00 - 55.00

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Waste Is Wonderful!

Recycle waste into something wonderful! This unique, odorless indoor composting system ferments and pickles food waste in less than half the time of conventional composting methods using the Japanese method of Bokashi.

Convenient - Stores neatly under kitchen sink for easy access, every few weeks contents can then be buried in your garden.

Large Capacity - Holds approximately 5 gallons of food waste.

Air-Tight Lid - Ensures an ideal environment for anaerobic fermentation to take place, while controlling odors and deterring flies.

Plastic Strainer & Spigot - Placing the plastic grate inside the bucket and then piling food waste on top of it separates the food waste from the liquid that accumulates at the bottom of the bucket. This liquid can be easily drained through the spigot and used as a nutrient-rich fertilizer for houseplants and garden.

Bokashi - An all-natural compost starter containing beneficial micro-organisms that aids in fermentation.

Once the bucket is full, it will take only 10 days to produce a pre-compost product ready to bury in the garden. After planting, the compost will be converted to rich topsoil in about one month. Compost inoculates the soils with beneficial and effective microorganisms which detoxify chemically treated soil, feeds the natural soil ecology, and attracts beneficial insects and nematodes. It also enhances soil fertility and increases plant yield and produce quality.

Each composter comes with a one gallon bag (2.2 lbs.) of bokashi. Additional one gallon bokashi refills available.

Due to the 10-day cycle needed for fermenting, two composters are recommended to have a complete, always-running system.

Click here to read about the benefits of composting. Click here to read an article about speed composting from the Wall Street Journal.

- Up to two-thirds of most household trash can be composted.
- Making compost lightens your garbage and keeps it from smelling.
- Composting reduces the need for more landfills.
- Homemade compost is a free and chemical-free fertilizer for your garden.
- Compost improves all soils - it opens up clay soils and hold moisture and nutrients in light and sandy soils, reducing the need to water and fertilize.
- Compost helps make healthy soils and healthy soils lead to healthy plants and thus, healthier animals and people.

Recycled
Made from
75% recycled plastic, bokashi
Measurements
Composter: 11.5" L x 11.5" W x 16" H
Notes
Made in Thailand. Without bokashi, the product can also be used as an organic garbage pail (for fruit and vegetable waste).
Item ID
18057

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


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UncommonGoodsKitchen Composter
 
4.0

(based on 65 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (45)
  • Good capacity (42)
  • Easy to clean (24)
  • Sleek design (21)
  • Easy to assemble (4)

Cons

  • Holds smells (4)

Best Uses

  • Kitchen (52)
  • Outdoor use (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Homeowner (51), Professional (7), Renter (5), Avid do-it-yourselfer (4), Gardener (3)
    • I Am A:
    • Single female (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (31), Yes (17)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Self (12), Other (3), Wife (3)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (11), Birthday (4), Christmas or hanukkah (4)

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

The answer to apartment dwelling

By 

from Philadelphia

About Me Renter

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Clean
  • Environmentally Awesome
  • Good Capacity
  • Sleek Design
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Kitchen

    Comments about UncommonGoods Kitchen Composter:

    I grew up composting and I am thrilled that I can now compost as an apartment dweller without having to pay for an expensive service. This is affordable, efficient, and helps me with my urban gardening.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Self
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Birthday

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    5.0

    Good composter

    By 

    from Virginia

    About Me Homeowner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Clean
    • Good Capacity

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Kitchen
      • Perfect For Kitchen

      Comments about UncommonGoods Kitchen Composter:

      I have been very busy outside of the home, so I haven't really maximized the use of my composter. What I have done is working. It's very simple to use, good size.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Self
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Other

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Awesome

      By 

      from Washington

      About Me Gardener, Homeowner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Capacity
      • Sleek Design
      • Sturdy
      • Works Awesome

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Kitchen

        Comments about UncommonGoods Kitchen Composter:

        Great size for us and works unbelievably well.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Delivery was fast and simple.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Wife
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Christmas or Hanukkah

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Fun way to start composting

        By 

        from Illinois

        About Me Homeowner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Capacity
        • Sturdy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Kitchen

          Comments about UncommonGoods Kitchen Composter:

          It is small enough to fit under most sinks. It is easy to use, keeps the smell under control, and has clear directions. Although, I must be doing something wrong, because it's not breaking down as I thought it would. It's not producing any tea, either. But I don't eat meat or dairy, so I don't know if that's it or maybe I'm not smashing it down. I'm not giving up, yet, though. I am excited to figure it all out!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Self
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Other

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Perfect

          By 

          from Baltimore MD

          About Me Homeowner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Clean
          • Good Capacity
          • Produces Great Fertilizer
          • Sleek Design
          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Kitchen

            Comments about UncommonGoods Kitchen Composter:

            I quickly filled it with a mix of food waste and weeding output. Within a week I started to draw off compost "tea" which, diluted, makes houseplants very happy.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Self
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Other

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            simple, neat and easy

            By 

            from Ridgewood, NY

            About Me Caretaker, Handyman, Homeowner, Professional

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            Pros

            • Clean
            • Good Capacity
            • Neat
            • Simple
            • Sleek Design
            • Sturdy
            • Trim

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Kitchen
              • Outdoor Use

              Comments about UncommonGoods Kitchen Composter:

              It's simple to use. Out of the way storage helps keep it out of sight too. Can get heavy easily, keep that in mind if you live on a high floor.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Wife
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Awesome!

              By 

              from Marquette, MI

              About Me Homeowner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Clean
              • Good Capacity
              • Sleek Design
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Kitchen

                Comments about UncommonGoods Kitchen Composter:

                Great for use in the kitchen, adding scraps left over after cooking. Works wonders in the garden.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Perfect!

                By 

                from Delaware

                About Me Homeowner

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Clean
                • Good Capacity
                • Sleek Design
                • Sturdy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Kitchen
                  • Outdoor Use

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Kitchen Composter:

                  I gave this gift to my mom for her birthday. She is a avid gardener and has a large composter outside. She loves this composter! She keeps it in the kitchen and/or right inside the garage and loves that she doesn't have to go out to the large composter in the cold winter! Great product!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Mother
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Birthday

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                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  I would purchase this product again!

                  By 

                  from Granite Bay, CA

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Capacity
                  • Sturdy

                  Cons

                  • Holds Smells

                  Best Uses

                  • Kitchen

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Kitchen Composter:

                  I gave this product to my Mom for her birthday, and she LOVED it. She uses it in her kitchen on a regular basis, and has nothing to complain about it. I would recommend this to any other friend.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Mother
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Birthday

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                  (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Sweet smell of composting!

                  By 

                  from Summerland Key, FL

                  About Me Homeowner

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Clean
                  • Good Capacity
                  • Sleek Design

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Kitchen
                    • Outdoor Use

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Kitchen Composter:

                    I bought two kitchen composters as was suggested by other reviewers. I am currently filling the second unit and the first one is hard at work. The units both fit under the sink, but leave little room for my cleaning supplies. So I might move one to the screened porch area. The lid is not easy to remove and I fear it will break as time goes on, because I have to tug so hsrd to open it.As advertised, there is no smell,except a somewhat pleasant odor when I opened the lid to add more. I am pleased that I am back to composting, had used a red worm system previously, before my move to the Florida Keys. So far, so good; I haven't actually produced any final product yet.

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                    • No
                    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                    • Self
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Other

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