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Electric Composter by NatureMill

NatureMill: The Composting Gadget For the Eco Geek

I'm not above bragging to you that I put out less than half in trash of what I recycle. I'm totally anal about it now, putting things in the trash in their rightful recycling place if need be, but I am still consumed by eco-guilt. . . Over composting.

My teeny tiny kitchen is already jammed and I have space for a container on the counter, and what I'm really concerned about is the smell. My kitchen takes any smell left in there from cooking or what have you and runs with it.

I think NatureMill is the answer to my problem AND a new gadget for my wish list. It fits under the counter or can go outside, holds up to 120 lbs. of food waste, and its low-energy motor processes the food into usable compost (so none of that wormy sifting my dad did back in the day that I still have nightmares about). When it's ready to be used as fertilizer — after about two weeks — the light turns red and you haul it out. And if it really is odor-free? I'm sold.




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PMoon PMoon 9 years
oh also, regarding the first comment - if you are recycling double what you put in garbage, add in compost and you are decreasing that non-recycled trash by 50 - 75%. We (2 people) only put out a small plastic bag of garbage every two weeks with recycling & composting and all.
PMoon PMoon 9 years
I own one of these babies. I spent $400 on my kitchenaid mixer, so why not the same amount on this lovely machine. we share a town house and are renters and so can't do a big compost in the yard - also as we live in Canada it is cold for 3 months a yr which halts the outdoor composting. I think it is TOTALLY worth it. at first it takes a little while to get used to how to use it/ what to put in it, what to expect. but then everything is all good. I would very much recommend this machine - but expect it to take a couple months they are very backlogged in orders.
LadyAngel89 LadyAngel89 9 years
Yeah it's a little steep on price, but I mean hey, they have the market cornered. Anyone not wanting to spend the money (like my parents, would just rig up a nice barrel outside. The cool thing about this too is that it can even be installed outdoors! Talk about space saving too. :)
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 9 years
I want one!
bluecanary bluecanary 9 years
I really have no good excuse for not composting more, wish this wasn't so much $$$- it looks handy!
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
i love it! yay GeekSugar! I don't have a compost yet but will in the Spring (my landlord is putting one in the yard!) - which is too bad since most of what i eat (being vegan) is stuff that can be composted. i take some of my peels etc to campus and put it in their composter but this isn't always feasible.
pinky20 pinky20 9 years
nice idea but a little too spendy
katie_c katie_c 9 years
i totally need this.
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
this would be AWESOME!!! I currently don't have a yard really (I do but's it's all concrete patio like) so have no real use for compost. I was thinking of buying some of those big long rectangle pots to grow some stuff. We'll see. I wish this thing was cheaper though!
SueB226 SueB226 9 years
Totally agree about the guilt, the cost and trouble convincing the hubby Too bad more area's don't have compost pick up I was just posting in friendly neighborhood live journal about curbside compost pick up San Francisco, CA has it and Cambridge, MA has drop off for residents and pickup for businesses Biobags have a system to contain and control smells in the kitchen , but as an apt dweller I don't have anywhere to put the contents
supercoolnat supercoolnat 9 years
I would love to see if anyone knows of any odor-reducing composters for less than that amount. Composting is something I would absolutely love to try, but the odor is an obstacle for me, and I know my husband would just laugh at the thought of spending $300.
ovenmitt ovenmitt 9 years
i need to know if this works! i would love love to be able to odor-free compost in my house!
ur_momm ur_momm 9 years
I would LOVE this... but i dont exactly have 300$ lying around for a composter....
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Oh wow awesome!
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