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Who composts indoors?

What do you use as your container? I am thinking of re-purposing an old plastic coffee container, but wondering if it might not be big enough.

 
txdaniella

Asked by txdaniella at 9:45 PM on Jun. 1, 2013 in Home & Garden

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  • They make countertop composters that you can fill and then take to the outside compost pile.  I think the lids have a filter on them.  Some of them are kind of cute.  



     

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 10:06 PM on Jun. 1, 2013

  • Does it count that my boy's shoes SMELL like compost?! lol :p
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 9:47 PM on Jun. 1, 2013

  • my mom puts it in a halved milk jug and my dad then takes it down to his garden and I guess uses it as fertilizer.
    AnonNdrag

    Answer by AnonNdrag at 9:55 PM on Jun. 1, 2013

  • A plastic coffee container won't hold much, so if you can take it out to where you want to put it regularly it might be okay. But you may be better off finding something larger like a small tote with a tight-fitting lid or a wide-mouthed plastic gallon jar with a snug screw-on cap.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 10:08 PM on Jun. 1, 2013

  • Compost stinks after a while. Why would you do it indoors?
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 9:53 PM on Jun. 1, 2013

  • I only do outside.
    morebee7

    Answer by morebee7 at 12:41 AM on Jun. 2, 2013

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