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Urban Compost Tumbler
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Urban Compost Tumbler
This compost tumbler makes compost in weeks, not months. 90% Faster, 75% Easier, Aeration is the secret. For more information on composting using compost tumblers and bins, see our Guide to Small Batch Composting.

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MSRP:            $389.99
SALE PRICE: $299.99 + $29.00 S/H

SALE PRICE (ea): $299.99 free S/H

  •Patented Central Aeration System
  •Made in the U.S.A.
  •Most rugged composter available
  •Children and Pet safe
  •Near pest and odor free
  •6-month money back guarantee
  •10-year warranty

Nearly indestructible
  •No tubular frames to bend
  •No metal parts to rust
  •No doors and latches to break
  •No gears or rollers to clog

Material................ All plastic, HTPE Capacity................ 9.5 cu ft, 71 gal
Base Dimensions... 43”H x 33”W x 34”L
Color..................... Black
Weight.................. 70 lbs (empty)
Warranty............... 10 years

Ships UPS ground typically within 3-5 working days.

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General information and background

Invented in 1999, the Urban Compost Tumbler was developed with a core aeration system critical to effectively produce high quality organic compost. Designed to be simple to use, clean, fast, and fit in an urban environment where pest and odor control is important. Protecting small children and pets from kitchen and yard waste as they decompose is also important. Recycling by composting at home helps save money, relieve our landfills while improves the quality of soil, plants and our environment.

There are a number of composters on the market today, ranging from compost bins, barrels, drums, and boxes to do-it-yourself chicken wire enclosures. Using this Compost Tumbler has several distinct advantages over other composting options. Here are a few highlights for you.

Simple and Durable: With this composter you don't need special tools to turn your compost daily. Simply rotate the composter on its vertical axis and all the mixing and aeration is done for you. This Compost Tumbler does not have rollers, cranks, or gears that can become clogged and wear out over time. It is made from recycled plastic that does not rust when left exposed to the elements.

More efficient than other compost bins: The core aeration tube is at the heart of this Compost Tumbler efficiency and speed in turning your food and garden wastes into organic rich compost. Again, oxygen is the key and this Composter gets it into the mix better than any other composting product on the market.

Child & Pet safe, Near Odor & Pest Free: It is a fully enclosed and elevated unit. This helps prohibit rodents, insects, children, and even the family dog from getting into the barrel and your compost. The lid screws on tight and the aeration tube at the bottom is closed with a grate.

Works in most climates: Aids in moisture control in extra dry or rainy climates. Being an enclosed unit, this Compost Tumbler is impervious to rain, helps to retain moisture in hot weather, and protects the material from rain and the wind.

Portable: Unlike compost piles and many other composting products on the market, this Composter is more portable, allowing it to be moved into a shed or onto a patio.

Aesthetically fits: In many urban settings, yards have been carefully landscaped and/or neighborhood associations have strongly encouraged aesthetics. This Composter is an unobtrusive addition to the yard, allowing a full range of composting activities without having a "barnyard" look, feel or smell.

Even More Benefits: Besides reducing the waste stream to our landfills, composting at home is an ideal way to create your own organic compost to grow organic herbs, vegetables, fruits and nourish flowers and shrubs. Learn more about the benefits of composting, review some of the sites shown on our LINKS PAGE.

Best Buy: What good does it do to buy a cheaper composter and discover you don't really use it and/or it does not work very effectively? Also, many of the imported composters are cheaply made and do not hold up outside in the elements for long. There are many compost bins and tumblers available on the market and given enough time and attention, they all work. But none offer the advantages of the Urban Compost Tumbler. If you are short on time, want something simple to use, don't want to worry about pests and odor problems, want something that will hold up for years — this is the Composter for you.

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Central Aeration System
Essential to effective composting!

composter airflow

This compost tumbler makes compost in weeks, not months. 90% Faster, 75% Easier, Aeration is the secret.


If for ANY reason you are not absolutely happy with your Urban Compost Tumbler you can ship it back in reasonably good condition within six (6) months for your money back less only what it costs us to ship it to you.

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