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VonShef Compost Bin Stainless Steel – Includes Odor Absorbing Filter, Really like the filter in the lid

Top of ceramic container from a different company broke. Was looking to replace it and found this. It is light, metal and the handles don’t fall off as did the ceramic one. Great product and great price. Highly recommend this container.

One of the best compost bins i’ve used. Looks great, keeps smells in. But i prefer to use compost bags to make disposal easier, and it doesn’t do a good job of holding the bags. The other problem is that with bags, the lid becomes too tight, which makes it harder to use (and also tears the bags). If you don’t use bags, then there’s no much to fault with this item.

After many years of using a plastic folgers coffee container that i dug out of the trash at work, i finally broke down and purchased this wonderful compost container. I only wish i had gone this route sooner. I still keep it under the sink, even though it’s lovely enough to be sitting on the counter top. Even more than its good looks, the things i really love about this container are: 1. ) the inside is smooth, so not much (if anything) sticks to it, and rinsing it out is a breeze; 2. ) it’s large enough to hold a lot of food scraps, but small enough to fit in limited space; 3. ) the lid fits nicely, keeping the mice from thinking we run an under-the-sink smorgasbord, and the charcoal filter prevents any nasty smells from taking over the kitchen; and 4. ) the handle allows for an easy trip to the compost pile when the container finally needs to be dumped. Add to all of that an incredibly good price, and all i can say is: buy it– it’s worth it.

Key specs for VonShef Compost Bin Stainless Steel – Includes Odor Absorbing Filter, 1.2 Gallon Capacity, Indoor Countertop Kitchen Recycling Bin:

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  • Organic recycling made stylish and easy
  • A stylish environmental solution for recycling your kitchen waste
  • Features an airtight seal lid plus free replacement odor reducing filter to help prevent nasty smells
  • Made from Stainless Steel with a handle to provide easy lifting and emptying
  • Capacity: 1.2 Gallon

Comments from buyers

“Makes composting easy and attractive!, Save compostables in your kitchen with no bad odors!, The answer to my dreams. well almost.”

Compost a lot for my gardens so this was nice to have. I compost a lot for my gardens so this was nice to have. The lid is easy to grab with your hand or tips of fingers if you are working in the kitchen and most of your hand is dirty. The holes are nice to so that it doesn’t get too gross and wet in there but the filter keeps the fruit flies out to prevent breeding. Or hey if your a genetics lab it can keep the fruit flies in for breeding to collect later.

I purchased this to replace a plastic container. This is a nice product for a fair price. In my city we have to compost. This looks far better than our previous plastic compost container. My only complaint is the lid fits too tightly. If i could pull off the lid easier with one hand it would be perfect.

Didn’t think this would be much of a step up from a coffee can under the counter, but i was profoundly wrong. We’ve been using this for months, and we can throw all manner of vegetable residue in the can, and leave it for weeks under the counter (a blessing considering our compost bin is well away from the house, and through a couple feet of snow this winter). No smell, no mess, easy to clean up. Wish i had purchased this years ago.

Size is appropriate for my counter. I like the black color cause it doesn’t show stains or grease from food. So far the filter seems to work however i do empty every couple of days. The price was wonderful because i’ve seen these for $50 and i received mine for less than $20. Awesome addition to my kitchen.

I love the larger size of this compost bin. I love the larger size of this compost bin. It’s lightweight and sturdy. My last compost bin was made out of a ceramic material and with one drop would crack and fall apart. It was much harder to carry around. My only wish would be a tighter lid seal. It does keep the smell out, but the lid comes off easy.

This is the handiest product for the kitchen. I had been using old coffee containers for my food waste and then i looked at several bins before settling on this vonshef. I usually fill it about twice every week, then carry it out to the compost barrel. I use the nopro recyclable bags and the bin stays clean and the charcoal filter also keeps any odors from escaping.

I love the larger size of this compost bin. I love the larger size of this compost bin. It’s lightweight and sturdy. My last compost bin was made out of a ceramic material and with one drop would crack and fall apart. It was much harder to carry around. My only wish would be a tighter lid seal. It does keep the smell out, but the lid comes off easy.

Compost a lot for my gardens so this was nice to have. I compost a lot for my gardens so this was nice to have. The lid is easy to grab with your hand or tips of fingers if you are working in the kitchen and most of your hand is dirty. The holes are nice to so that it doesn’t get too gross and wet in there but the filter keeps the fruit flies out to prevent breeding. Or hey if your a genetics lab it can keep the fruit flies in for breeding to collect later.

The vonshef countertop compost bin is absolutely wonderful and i cannot recommend it enough. It is sturdy and beautifully designed and the filter is so very strong that odors are completely eliminated. I bought this compost bin for my parents and was worried about how picky they can be. Well, after opening the box and using the bin, my parents were so delighted and satisfied. I’ll be ordering more filters and will certainly keep vonshef in mind for future needs and recommendations to friends.

Got this as a replacement for a world market bin we had for about 2 years. It finally rusted through the bottom and started to leak. Once i got this one i could easily tell it was a much better made product. Heavier, thicker metal, better hardware, better coating, etc. I have only had it a little while now but it is a great size, bigger than many others and looks nice on our counter, easy to clean. I anticipate having this one a lot longer than 2 years.

Only doing 4 stars because it’s new. I am pleased with the size, it’s generous, looks like it’ll hold approximately a weeks worth. So far (4 days) no odor or issues. The ‘cast iron’ base seems to be a cast iron paint over steel lending to some of the complaints written. But it seems very durable and will be easy to clean. Be careful when you order extra filters, the ‘bundle’ actually gives the wrong kind. Will post update later on performance.

Official filters offer top quality. These are the official filters for the vonshef compost bin. Then slide right in very easily, and do a fantastic job of controlling the smell of the bin while it is closed. It’s been about a month and a half since i replaced it, and it will probably last me another month or so before i need a new set, but that still remains to be seen.

It’s my first time with an in-house unit and it does very well. Large enough to handle our needs. Since we like to keep our planting soil in good shape this is an excellent way to go. We have a larger outdoor unit which we frequently dump the in-house into. And the vonshef meets our needs very nicely.

After using a fruit cake tin for years for my compost garbage, this is absolutely great. I thought it would be heavy but it is not. I also know that the charcoal filter works great to keep down odors (in fact, it worked too well. Without the smell i forgot to empty it. Still didn’t smell but lots and lots of mold).

Great for the counter, not composting people. Slightly larger that our ceramic countertop composter it replaced, i am already much happier with it. Cleans easier, smells less, looks better – what’s not to like?and if you’re looking for something to read while your kitchen scraps are slowly turning into excellent soil, i recommend trickster’s thunder trickster’s thunder (trickster chronicles book 1), a near-future police novel who sequel, i have it on good authority, will involve the active composting of people.

Top of ceramic container from a different company broke. Was looking to replace it and found this. It is light, metal and the handles don’t fall off as did the ceramic one. Great product and great price. Highly recommend this container.

Didn’t think this would be much of a step up from a coffee can under the counter, but i was profoundly wrong. We’ve been using this for months, and we can throw all manner of vegetable residue in the can, and leave it for weeks under the counter (a blessing considering our compost bin is well away from the house, and through a couple feet of snow this winter). No smell, no mess, easy to clean up. Wish i had purchased this years ago.

I ordered this countertop compost bin from vonshef because my stepson is interested in composting and i couldn’t stand having just a baggie to hold the scraps. It looks nice on the countertop and is big enough to hold a weeks worth of compost material for our family (family of 9) so i’m very pleased with it. Five stars for a nice looking solutioni love to save money and get great deals on amazon and i depend heavily on reviews when choosing a product, so i hope my review is helpful to someone else :).

It holds a lot,the carbon filters didn’t work too great but i did let it still long time.

Size is appropriate for my counter. I like the black color cause it doesn’t show stains or grease from food. So far the filter seems to work however i do empty every couple of days. The price was wonderful because i’ve seen these for $50 and i received mine for less than $20. Awesome addition to my kitchen.

Great compost bucket with no smells. This little compost tin is just tremendous. It’s a little larger than i’m use to but i️ can fill it up in a couple of days with no smell escaping. I️ compost almost everything and this guy can handle it.

Summary
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Reviewed Item
VonShef Compost Bin Stainless Steel - Includes Odor Absorbing Filter, 1.2 Gallon Capacity, Indoor Countertop Kitchen Recycling Bin
Rating
4.6 of 5 stars, based on reviews
Price
$14.95