With Earth Day around the corner, we’re aiming to be more responsible composters here at Gardenista. We admit, our impulse is to scrape the dinner plates into the sink, whirl the disposal, and be done with it. So, we’re looking to these genius ideas for inspiration.
And you? Do you keep a lidded pail on the counter? Tell us your techniques in the comment section below.
Above: An integrated countertop compost portal; photograph via Cultivate.
Above: Two pullout drawers—the top one has a cutting board and the one below holds both a garbage and a compost bin. Photograph via The Farm Chicks.
Above: A stainless steel bucket you can lift out and carry to the compost bin in the backyard. Photograph via Blanco.
Above: An in-counter removable waste bin to collect scraps. Photograph via Studio Gorm.
Above: A DIY Compost Farm by Charlotte Dieckmann.
For more compost solutions, see Compost Like a Pro: Maven Bins Made in Vermont.