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Countertop Compost Bin Kitchen | Odorless Composting Bin (1.3 Gallon)

Countertop Compost Bin Kitchen | Odorless Composting Bin (1.3 Gallon)

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Bon Appetit & Forbes featured EPICA's stainless steel kitchen composter, a compact yet spacious 1.3 gallon bin with an airtight lid and replaceable charcoal filter for natural odor control. The one-piece molded design is resistant to leaks and rust, ensuring long-term use and easy cleaning. Plus, the specially designed charcoal filter lasts over six months for odorless composting.

 

Material: Stainless Steel
Color: Silver
Brand: Epica
Capacity: 1.3 Gallons
Product Dimensions: 7.16"L x 7.16"W x 11"H
Shape: Cylindrical

ASSESSMENT AS OF: JANUARY 2024

HOW TO GET STARTED

Place the bin on the countertop in the kitchen or under the sink- During and after meal preparation, dispose of food and coffee scraps directly into the bin- Locate the nearest composting area in the neighborhood to discard once full- Clean in the dishwasher or hand wash

EMBRACE

  1. Stainless steel will resist corrosion and will last decades
  2. Charcoal filters can help reduce compost odors and are often interchangeable between manufacturers
  3. Stainless steel is attractive and can be easily cleaned

Noteworthy Product Attributes

Optional ongoing cost to add a REPLACEABLE CHARCOAL FILTER FOR ODORLESS COMPOSTING: EPICA's specially designed activated charcoal filter is essential for an odorless indoor compost bin. With proper handling, the filter lasts over six months.

AVOID PRODUCT TYPE

Plastic Waste Baskets

AVOID

  1. Plastic bins will eventually start to absorb odors and end up in the trash
  2. If exposed to the sun, many of these plastic bins will also start to degrade
  3. In almost any scenario, these plastic bings have between a 3 and 5-year lifespan on average...then, they end up in landfills where they can create microplastics for the rest of their time on earth

Overall Sustainability Score - 83 / 100

Score Breakdown

Manufacturing (Score - 5/10) -
Not manufactured close to target market.

Distribution (Score - 5/10) -
Not distributed close to target market.

Cost (Score - 8/10) - Minimal investment given lifelong span.

Packaging (Score - 9/10) -  Minimal Packaging.

Effectiveness (Score - 9/10) - Designed for keeping smells fresh as well as construction for durable daily use.

Lifespan (Score - 10/10) - Stainless steel construction to last for a lifetime.

Fun (Score - 9/10) - A new way of thinking about your trash, can be fun for children and adults to make this change.

Relevance (Score - 9/10) -  146 million tons of food end up in landfills each year, do your part to reduce.

Disposal (Score - 9/10) -  N/A - Will last a lifetime.


Recycling (Score - 10/10) - Made of high-grade stainless steel, EPICA's countertop compost bin for the kitchen is durable, scratch-resistant, and won't leach toxic chemicals into your compost.