Monday, December 19, 2011

BioBag MaxAir Composting Bucket: Review & Giveaway


Greenifying.
(I made that word up)
We are working on making our lives more green.  We feel convicted that taking care of the Earth is one of our God-given duties.  Because of that, we do crazy things like cloth diaper, recycle, compost, and garden.  We are always looking for ways to do better at all of these things, and more.

We have been composting for about a year and a half.  We tend to grab whatever pot or bowl is handy once one has been filled and emptied into the compost bin in the yard.  It's messy, foods get fuzzy, it's gross.  We fill up a bowl in about 3 days.

This was about 3 days worth of compost - gross, right?

When we were given the chance to try out BioBag's MaxAir Composting Bucket, I jumped at it!  Finally we would have something in our kitchen that was actually designed for composting! 

Compost bucket

This bucket holds so much more than I initially imagined, and the food doesn't get gross so quickly.  It took us an entire week to fill the bucket and nothing stunk!



I was a little bit leery about the bags.  See, they have special bags that are made just for this purpose, and I felt like they were kind of pricey.  I told Mr. Crum that I wasn't sure what we would do after we ran out.  I was expecting that we would need to empty it every couple of days, like we had before.  I also read the price wrong.  Amazon sells a set of 4 boxes (that's 100 bags) for $19.32.  That will last us nearly 2 years at our current rate of usage!  What an amazing deal!

The list price on the bucket is $11 and absolutely worth the money. To find a BioBag retailer, check their website.



a Rafflecopter giveaway I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

29 comments:

  1. I have been wanting to compost for years but my husband thinks it's gross and won't let me. I'd love to start with something not gross!

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  2. Oh I hope you win and can start composting!

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  3. I've been wanting to do composting but I'm afraid of the pests it might attract. This sounds like a great and painless way to do it.
    amur127 at gmail dot com

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  4. I have always wanted to try this! Thank you for the giveaway!

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  5. I want to win because I've wanted to try composting for quite a while now.

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  6. Oh, man! I had to give up on composting in the winter because things were getting very stinky with all of the windows sealed with plastic. I would love to start up again with this really neat system!

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  7. Our compost corner needs some help. Right now we're using a plastic bowl, but no one wants to empty it in the snow.

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  8. I always wanted to compost!
    jofo120 at yahoo dot com

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  9. I have always wanted to try this but was afraid it would stink up the house.
    britibee@gmail.com

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  10. would love to win this for our chicken table scraps

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  11. My husband has wanted to start composting & this would be great!
    waltersgd@gmail.com

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  12. I'd like the BioBag Bucket to keep my kitchen from smelling. We use a bowl for scraps now.

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  13. I want to start composting, and this looks like a simple way to get started right away.

    marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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  14. we just use old coffee cans and I always get stuck with the dirty work. The rest of my family would be more apt to use this!
    alklong at hotmail dot com

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  15. I'd love a way to keep scraps used for compost neat and tidy in our kitchen.

    monorox(at)gmail(dot)com

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  16. I want to start composting. This would be a good thing to have to help me motivate.

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  17. I'd like to win this because it would make composting easier!

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  18. I've been wanting to compost for years, but wasn't completely sure how to get started. This will finally get me started!!!
    becca9916 at gmail dot com

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  19. i want to win so i can start composting
    mrsnaweiss.at.aol.com

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  20. I would love to win this because we compost, and our indoor method of storing compost is about the same as yours, plus it is ruining our under-the-sink cabinets. Thanks for a great giveaway!
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

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  21. I want to win this for my mom. She does composting at her house, and she really needs this to keep the compost in one place while it waits to be taken out to the bin instead of having different big bowls in the kitchen with towels laid over the top to keep the flies out. This would make things much better at her place! We do not have a composting bin here as we do not have a garden and our yard is a mud pit due to the poor weather lol

    dragonflye2003(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  22. I've already significantly increased our recycling, but I would love to be able to do something with the food garbage. I really want to start composting, and this would make it so easy!

    renfie.fields[at]gmail.com

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  23. Never have had a real Composting bucket either! I have had had containers same as you for composting and it is not fun and looks...well...gross. So would love to have something designated for composting! :)

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  24. I just left a comment forgot to put my email down!
    n.sn aer at gmail dot com

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  25. What a great product!! hOpe I win!

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  26. This would be a good thing to win!

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  27. I would love to win this because I appreciate anything that comes from such an envirometally concious company and I would really like to start composting.

    PaintedPony17@yahoo.com

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  28. I have a compost pile. I collect in the kitchen also and bugs love me. I feed them the slowly rotting scraps. I need to get better organized inside.

    tes 1283 yahoo

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  29. I want to win because my husband and I have been talking about starting a compost pile but haven't. I think this would motivate us. cwitherstine at zoominternet dot net

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