9 Stylish Compost Bins That Don’t Look Like Garbage
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9 Stylish Compost Bins That Don’t Look Like Garbage

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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.

OXO Compost Bin
OXO Compost Bin
There are many compost bin designs out there—but what makes the OXO Compost Bin great is its simplicity. The bin is an approximately eight-inch cube and weighs just 1.21 pounds. The lid stands open when you're filling it, and then removes with a twist for easy emptying and cleaning.
Alabama Sawyer Petite Noaway Compost Bin
Alabama Sawyer Petite Noaway Compost Bin
The Small Noaway Compost Bin is perfect for urban dwellers or anyone with a smaller kitchen. Now it doesn't matter how much a person cooks—anyone can recycle their resources.
Bamboozle Bamboo Compost Bin
Bamboozle Bamboo Compost Bin
Eco-friendly, inside and out.  Whether you’re a composting pro or just thinking about getting into it, it’s always a little disheartening to buy more plastic when you’re trying to create less trash.
Polder Kitchen Composter
Polder Kitchen Composter
Greener living, made simple. Our indoor compost bin is elegant enough for your kitchen countertop and so easy, any family member can use it. A steel frame cradles the silicone bucket above food prep surfaces and keeps work areas clear. The fitted lid lets you adjust airflow and control odors.
Full Circle Slate Odor-Free Compost Collector
Full Circle Slate Odor-Free Compost Collector
Your nose won't know you're composting! True to its name, our 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
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
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.
Food Cycle Science Food Cycler
Food Cycle Science Food Cycler
In urban environments, composting can be a challenge—it takes time and space, and frequently yields a malodorous aroma. Enter the Food Cycler: In as little as three hours, it quietly turns food scraps into soil without the hassle, mess, or olfactory offenses associated with traditional methods.
Full Circle Scrap Happy Scrap Collector & Freezer Compost Bin
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.