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January 13, 2008

Domestic Science: Metal Compost Pails

Issue · · January 13, 2008

METAL COMPOST PAILS

The compost pail is the 21st-century kitchen must-have. We favor metal buckets for their looks and their sturdiness: No staining or absorbing odors. Here are a few worthy contenders:

Below: Stainless-steel pail with a charcoal-filter-equipped lid that absorbs food odors; $49.95 at williams-sonoma.com:

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Below: Heavy-duty galvanized, water- and rust-proof compost pail with tight-fitting lid; $69.99 at yardiac.com:

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Below: Simple, utilitarian brushed-stainless compost pail; $19.95 at gardeners.com:

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Below: For a gorgeous step-pedal option, consider the one-gallon (10 inches high by 8 inches wide) Vipp 13 Bin lined with BioBags for your kitchen compost; $225 at Lumens:

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Below: Biodegradable kitchen bags; available in three sizes at drugstore.com:

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