6.25.2016

How I Got Rid of the Stink in my Kitchen


How I Got Rid of the Stink in my Kitchen (5 Stars)

I've been composting for some time now but had not gotten around to finding a nice pail for keeping my scraps in. I had just been making use of an old ice cream bucket (you know those plastic ones) but it was cracked and stained and quite honestly... ugly!

The worst part about my old ice cream bucket though was that it was really stinky, especially in the summer when the kitchen is hot. Fruit flies would breed in it and in general it was just yucky.

This pail, however, has been amazing. It's unobtrusive and has charcoal filters which have completely eliminated the stink. It's easy to wash with warm water and soap between dumpings and the filters can easily be replaced. Keeping scraps is much less of an embarrassment and chore now.

If you're looking for a pail for scraps in your kitchen I can't recommend this one enough. It's attractive but not attention grabbing, conquers the odors associated with overripe fruit or onion pieces that some let linger, and holds a lot. It's so sturdy and easy to use I imagine I will have this for the rest of my life.

Notes: I received this product complimentary in exchange for an honest review.



Chef's Star Stainless Steel Compost Bin 1 Gallon
Product Details: Do you routinely save food scraps for your compost pile? Are you still using an ugly and eco-unfriendly plastic pail?
It's time to move on!
The Chef's Star Stainless Steel Compost Bin is the perfect home solution for those looking for an easy way to start composting.
Composting is a free and simple way to make your own fertilizer while protecting the environment at the same time. It improves soil health and fertility by providing organic nutrient rich food for microorganisms, which will keep your soil healthy and balanced.
304 Grade Stainless Steel: High quality and pleasing to the eye. Stainless steel is perfect for any kitchen. Modern or not. You won't have to hide your bin under the sink anymore. It will not rush, scratch, or chip. It also won't harbor bacteria or leach unhealthy chemicals as plastic containers do. This is especially important if you will be using your compost on food crops.
1 Gallon Size: It's large enough to hold a few days worth of vegetable peelings, eggshells, coffee grounds and other compost material small enough to fit right on top of your kitchen counter.
Replaceable Charcoal Filter: Charcoal acts as a natural filter that absorbs odors and prevents them from reaching the air outside the bin. This bin comes fitted with 1 charcoal liner set.
Convenient Handle: There is a built-in handle to carry your compost outside to your garden.
Easy to clean: Your bin and charcoal filter can be cleaned with soap and water.

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