Clean and easy to use, a compost bin to recycle your organic waste is this year’s off-grid must-have accessory. Compost bins can be used in the city, placed in a garden or on a balcony. They reduce the mountain of waste and make something out of nothing. Here are the best ones available online.
The Envirocycle Composter is designed for easy use: the drum of the bin can be turned to mix and air the compost. The cheapest we found was $119 at GrowOrganic.com
The Garden Deluxe 325 LTR Composter is a Swedish compost bin made from 100% recycled plastic. It is smaller and more discreet than most. £90 from BritishEco.com
The Green Cone Food Digester is a big conic bin to place in a garden. Mould converts your organic waste into compost, water and carbon dioxide. £66.90 from The green Cone website. (If your council is in an area where the green cone is being promoted you’ll get a discount)
The top of the range is the Indoor Outdoor Composter, ventilated by a 12 AC fan it is odourless and can be placed in a kitchen. It will convert kitchen waste into rich peat moss fertilizer and ‘compost tea’ that can be used for gardening. Can be used in a 6 people house or office. Price $359.50 from Composters.com