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Compost Buckets

Compost buckets offer a “green” way to deal with the odor of food scraps mingling in the kitchen trash.

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Compost buckets offer a “green” solution to the odor of food scraps mingling with the kitchen trash: A carbon filter on the lid keeps the smells in but still allows oxygen to enter so decomposition can occur, cutting down on trips to the compost heap. These small buckets fit in a cabinet beneath the sink, and some are attractive enough to keep on the counter. We had test cooks use t...

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