11 Stylish Compost Bins That Don’t Look Like Garbage

11 Stylish Compost Bins That Don’t Look Like Garbage

By Samantha Daly
Turn your kitchen scraps into green gold with these sleek, stylish, and affordable composting bins.

Food scraps and yard waste make up 20 percent of what we throw away. Do your part to reduce trash (and feed your garden) with these compact indoor bins for apple cores, potato peels, paper towels, and more.

Joseph Joseph Stack 4L Food Waste Caddy
The unique ventilated design of this food waste caddy helps to reduce unpleasant odours from decomposing food. ...
OXO Compost Bin
This conveniently-sized OXO Good Grips Compost Bin holds your food scraps until they can be transferred to your outdoor composter.
Typhoon Homewares Classic Countertop Compost Bin
Food scraps wanted. For no-fuss composting that’s eye-catching too, look no further than this countertop bin. It’s fashioned from powder-coated steel, with a carbon filter inside that’ll keep odors at bay. And thanks to its 2-quart size, it’s ready to corral food scraps of all kinds.
Vitamix FoodCycler FC-50
In urban environments, composting can be a challenge—it takes time and space, and frequently yields a malodorous aroma. Enter the FoodCycler: In as little as three hours, it quietly turns food scraps into soil without the hassle, mess, or olfactory offenses associated with traditional methods.
Cliff Spencer for Alasaw Noaway Countertop Wood Compost Bin
Go green.  We honestly didn't know compost bins could be so pretty. This simple and discreet wooden container sits on a kitchen counter to remind you to set aside banana peels, coffee grounds and egg shells, for transfer into municipal green bins or your own garden compost.
Bamboozle Bamboo Compost Bin
A modern compost bin that eliminates food waste and looks damn good in the process. For nearly everyone, food waste is an inevitable part of daily life.
Polder Kitchen Composter
A first-of-a-kind kitchen countertop composter that has it all. Simple and elegant, this wire frame and silicone composter fits any décor and makes an elegant countertop statement.
Full Circle Odor-Free Compost Collector
Your nose won't know you're composting! True to its name, the Odor-Free Compost Collector by Full Circle allows you to collect items for composting without the smell. Thanks to its innovative design that allows air to circulate, food scraps and kitchen waste breakdown faster.
Chef'n EcoCrock Compost Bin
This ceramic crock fits neatly into narrow spaces, and it's designed with an oval opening to make tossing those unused bits easy. It comes with a charcoal filter to prevent smells and an inner bucket to make discarding compost easy and clean.
Epica Kitchen Compost Bin
The Epica Kitchen Compost Bin is specially designed to make composting an easily implemented part of your day.  The bin sits unobtrusively on your countertop, helping you do your part while keeping smells and messes contained.
Full Circle Scrap Happy Scrap Collector & Freezer Compost Bin
Still iffy about the wild world of composting? We’ve got your back. This bin keeps things odor-free by letting you easily store scraps in your freezer for less mess (and flies). The sturdy container will keep scraps until you're ready to take them to your nearest collection center.

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