It was love at first sight when I first set eyes on this attractive and stylish counter-top compost bin, the Chef’n EcoCrock Countertop Compost Bin. So cute with the little stem on the lid. The sleek, white ceramic pot is heavy duty and won’t tip over making a mess in your kitchen. You won’t have to worry about hauling it around and taking the chance of cracking, chipping or breaking the crock with an inner bucket that has a handle and lifts out easily to empty. This also makes clean up a breeze. Just dump the bucket into the outdoor bin and rinse with warm water. Best to dry it out before you start saving scraps again.
The Chef’n Eco Crock comes with 2 charcoal filters that fit easily into the lid, helping prevent smells from accumulating in the kitchen. The tight fit on the crock lid also prevents the drawing of fruit flies and other of nature’s critters.
Most people I know who make this small and timeless effort to collect food scraps for compost just use a bowl or a container of some sort, and leave it on the counter top. Fruit flies, flies, cockroaches and maggots, as well as odors, can appear quicker than you realize if you don’t have a sealed lid to prevent this. Some just end up throwing it away because it’s all gross and they don’t want to deal with it. Besides having to be emptied everyday to prevent bugs, etc., it looks bad, downright nasty. With the Chef’n Eco Crock, you’ll be proud to display your compost in plain view. Your friends and family will notice your bin and compliment your modern choice.
If you haven’t started composting yet, let this unique little item be all the encouragement you need. The ceramic bin as well as the inner bucket are tapered making dumping and cleaning much easier as everything slides right out. There is a handle on the bucket that folds in nicely so the lid can still fit snugly while making the bucket easy to remove. You won’t get your hands dirty or slimy with this beauty. The inner bucket holds up to 3 quarts of food scraps so chances are you won’t have to empty it everyday. Do you peel your potatoes and veggies? Just place the bucket in the sink and peel straight into it. No mess, no fuss.
Many other things besides food scraps can be composted. Paper towels, paper plates and newspapers are just a few items you can reduce, reuse and recycle all at the same time. Reducing the amount of paper products you use in the first place is a great way to start getting green! Paper products made from recycled materials are readily available and a much, wiser, safer and healthier choice. Let’s all do something to help the planet!
Take a moment and imagine all of the great things you can do with composted dirt. You can feed your flowers and outside plants, or just collect the fresh organic soil and start a new GMO free, organic garden come spring.
123getgreen.com will be featuring newsletters on composting do’s and don’ts in the Spring of 2017. We will also feature reviews on outdoor compost bins and how to decide which one is best for your needs.
Composting can be as easy as 1-2-3 with the Chef’n Eco Crock Counter Compost Bin! Get green today!