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Silky Road Compost Bin : Excited with product

This is a nice little bin that i keep in my kitchen for scrapes that i will later use as compost in my garden. It is large enough to hold a few days of kitchen scraps before i move them outside to a bigger bin, but small enough and attractive enough to sit on the kitchen counter. I like that it came with additional filters.

This bin looks great on the counter. We haven’t noticed any odor, and we empty it every 2-3 days.

This compost bin looks great sitting on the counter and the quality is very good. There is no smell at all thanks to the filter in the lid. I have noticed tiny fruit flys when i open the lid to add more scraps. I think a silicone gasket would eliminate this issue. All in all i love it and would buy it again.

I have friends that have this most concern was that it was going to smell and advice would be attracted to it this is not the case at all. No flies no bugs no nats no smell.

After reviewing all the compost bins available, this ingot chosen because of the great reviews & the fact that it would look really nice on my counter. It arrived within the last week, shipped very promptly & very well packaged. Looks great on my counter next to the sink, the compost bags i usually buy fit very nicely and the top fits tightly & securely. It looks so much better on my counter than the plastic bin given out by denver’s composting program.

This bin is well made and super cute. Looks great on my kitchen counter and fits my style perfectly.

Compost Bin with 7 FREE Charcoal Filters by Silky Road | 1.3-Gallon / 5-Liter | Vintage Cream Powder-Coated Carbon Steel | Kitchen Pail with Lid, Trash Keeper Container Bucket, Recycling Caddy

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  • BEAUTIFUL AESTHETIC: Do you love composting and want your kitchen to look good while doing it? Then look no further! This stylish, rustic, vintage cream-colored composter will look awesome in your home, countertop, office or anywhere! Any guests, friends or family will be sure to compliment you on this luxurious looking indoor compost can: Who knew a compost bin could be so enviable and actually look good in your kitchen!? This compost container looks even better in real life! You will love it!
  • CONVENIENT SIZE: 8.25″ Tall (9″ tall with stainless steel lid-handle). 9″ Wide/Deep. 1.3-Gallon. Large enough to fit a few days worth of food-scraps – but small enough not to get in the way! Will fit just about anywhere: on counter, under sink cabinet or any corner of your kitchen – while enhancing any decor.
  • CONVENIENT and STURDY BOLTED HANDLES in Lid and Pail: Easy to transport to your garden or take outside to empty out into larger composting bin. Made of the highest quality, sturdy, rust-proof powder-coating solid single piece of carbon steel. Quality and craftsmanship you could rely on. Guaranteed!!!
  • FUNCTION AND FASHION: Close fitting lid with bolted-in handle and tight-fitting charcoal filter will keep in smell, prevent bacteria and detract flies. INTERIOR COATING prevents corrosion or rusting and is easy to wipe clean with soap and water. SOLID Carbon STEEL construction: This bin will last for ages! EASY! Simply put fruit and vegetable scraps, egg shells, coffee grinds, filters and tea bags into the composter and dump into outside compost when full.
  • 7 FREE WASHABLE CHARCOAL REPLACEMENT FILTERS and 30-DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: Filters will keep you composting for at least a year before you need to buy more. And, for peace of mind, you have a 30-day no-questions-asked money back guarantee if you don’t absolutely love this compost bin.

It’s super cute but we needed to cut a cardboard ring to put under the charcoal filter because it wasn’t a tight fit and fruit flies were coming in and out.

Painted steel compost bin is perfect for counter availability. It is not easily tipped and will not leave rust marks on the counter. Very happy with this purchase.

This compost bin is the perfect size, big enough for larger clippings and not too big that it overhelms the space. The efficient packaging allowed no dings or scratches. The lid fits snuggly and the handle makes transporting it to the outside compost very easy and spill proof. The filters fit securely in the lid. With a compostable bag (2 gallon is a generous size), you are all set to start filling up this country kitchen bucket.

Its all enameled so its easy to clean, but the metal is a little thin and be flexed out of shape. This can cause small openings that ants and gnats can fit through.

Excellent product, exactly what we needed in a kitchen for two people. Lid fits tight, no smells, handle is perfect for carrying out to the garden. I’ve included a picture with a coffee can for comparison.

We are a family that is big on recycle and composting this is perfect. Small compost bags fit perfect and no odors.

Love the look of this compost bin. Fits in my kitchen counter, contains any smells with the filter and i can easily empty and rinse out every few days.

It fits nicely on the counter, doesn’t take up a lot of space, and looks good. The charcoal filter absorbs the odor well so it doesn’t knock you over when you pick up the lid to add something for the compost pile. Easy to take out and dump and cleans well with soap and water. Wish we had had this sooner.

The bin is really attractive on our kitchen counter and the perfect size. I’m not sure if we are not doing something right with the filter, but once food has been in the bin for over 3 days, there is a smell when you open the lid and add more items. Also, we did get baby fruit flies during that time. We emptied the compost bin, washed it out, and sprinkled a tad of diatomaceous earth on top of some crushed egg shells. Since then, no smell and no fruit flies.

I looked for a long time for a counter-top container for compost, and this is the closest i found. It’s far more attractive than the plastic ice cream buckets i’ve been using. My primary complaint is the size. Unless you’re really generating compost in your kitchen, there’s no way you’d fill this before it needs emptying for smell alone. A smaller bucket would take up less counter space as well. I always put an unbleached coffee filter in the bottom as it makes emptying into the outside compost much easier (nothing sticks to the bottom), but this bin is too large a diameter to fully cover with one. A smaller one would solve both problems. Other than size, it seems well made. Will update my review after i’ve used it a year.

I’ve just begun to use the compost holder, but it’s working as i expected it to. It holds a few days scraps; my composting bags fit it very well; easy to clean. I really wanted a red one, but none of those were of the same quality as this one. Perhaps more colors could be a future consideration.

Compost Bin with 7 FREE Charcoal Filters by Silky Road | 1.3-Gallon / 5-Liter | Vintage Cream Powder-Coated Carbon Steel | Kitchen Pail with Lid, Trash Keeper Container Bucket, Recycling Caddy : Before purchasing this, we had a large unsightly bowl on the kitchen counter that items for the compost bin got dumped in, it was ugly and occasionally smelled bad. This bin solved that issue, not only is it a nice looking bin, its covered, and the charcoal filters eliminate odor (even from onions). The capacity is sufficient for our family of four to go 3-5 days between trips to the outside bin.

Charcoal filter literally traps 100% of the decomposing food smell. We are a family of 8 and this container holds up to 5days worth of our scraps, zero smell. My mother came in to town and liked it so much she ordered one. Compostable bags make cleanup/transport easy (bought separately on amazon). Cape cod white tray also bought on amazon.

. I empty my veggie peelings and coffee grounds in mine and empty in my composite pile at the end of the week. The filters are great at keeping the smell down. Thinking of purchasing for my kids for christmas presents.

Outstanding product in appearance and usefulness. It is perfect for our use–no need to change a thing.

This is so nice, great weight, size, and structure. I bought the biodegradable compost bags so i don’t have to touch anything slimy or smelly.

Instead of daily trips to the compost pile, we just keep adding to this beauty.

This bin is such a cute and functional addition to my kitchen. We compost for our garden and the bin has made it so much easier and less messy. It is larger than i expected but that’s my fault for not checking the dimensions. My only complaint is that when it arrived there was a big dent on the bottom and the paint is chipping.

I’m giving it a 3 because it could be user error but we got a horrific fruit fly infestation from this thing, yuck.

The filters work great – no odor.

The compost bin works extremely well. The charcoal filters that came with it do an excellent job of keeping orders in the can and not in the kitchen.

I like that it is light weight, easy to clean and has no smell. I dislike that it does not keep out the fruit flies.

Perfect size for my apartment, and it looks super cute. It is small enough to fit comfortably in the corner of my kitchen counter but large enough to hold our food scraps (primarily fruit, veg, and egg shells so far), coffee grounds, and shredded paper & newspaper. There are 3 of us in the house and we have been composting in it over the last 12 days yet it’s only about 1/3 full. Every household is different, of course, but i hope that gives you an idea of how much it can hold. I also like that it came with extra filters – they will last us years and work perfectly. So far there has been no smell at all while the lid is closed. For anyone wondering about packaging, it shipped in mostly cardboard with one piece of styrofoam at the top. The extra filters are wrapped in plastic.

This product got rave reviews, so i’m just adding my voice to the chorus. It’s sturdy and extremely cute. I’m purposefully letting it sit with scraps in it, to see how well the charcoal filter works. It’s been 3 days and no smells. I resisted buying a specific compost bin for years, because i figured a bowl next to the sink would work just as well. After dropping the bowl down into the compost bin twice, i decided to spend the money and get something with a handle. This little ceramic pot is attractive and useful and will definitely prevent having to scuffle around in the big compost for a dropped bowl.

The lid does not have a perfect fit. It’s a tiny little bit imperfect so it doesn’t really do that snap tight firm fit. The 6l oggi composting liners fit perfectly and help close the tiny lid fit gap. Not perfect but nowhere near ineffective.

Bought this as a gift and it was packaged beautifully and perfectly. Product is just as advertised and looks great. Has extra filters and you don’t even need them, just rinse with soap and water when it smells and let air dry.

I have owned 2 other stainless compost canisters. One developed a pin hole leak and the other rusted on the outside. I bought this one specifically because of the coated surfaces. In addition it is wider than the previous one making it easier to add scraps without making a mess. The 7 carbon filters were a bonus. The styling is cute and i leave it out on the counter next to the sink.

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Compost Bin with 7 FREE Charcoal Filters by Silky Road | 1.3-Gallon / 5-Liter | Vintage Cream Powder-Coated Carbon Steel | Kitchen Pail with Lid, Trash Keeper Container Bucket, Recycling Caddy
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4 of 5 stars, based on 114 reviews