Reduce your footprint with BagPodz reusable bags, kitchen composting, rain barrels and a worm farm.
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A must have accessory for any composting enthusiast. This gorgeous 3 Quart stainless brushed steel pail is a perfect fit in any kitchen. The lid contains a replaceable charcoal filter so smells aren't a problem. The brushed steel finish has a classy look and also resists fingerprints. A great little item for composting in the kitchen and even better as a caddy to carry composting materials to an outdoor composter. Only $54.00
BagPodz 10-Pack(Cayenne Red) includes 10 reusable bags. Enough bags for more than a full cart's worth of groceries. Perfect portable size. Compact and convenient. Only 34.95
Designed and produced in Australia from mostly recycled materials, this stylish yet customizable worm farm fits seamlessly into any area around your home. Unlike other bulky worm farms the Maze Farm will not only take up a small space even if using multiples (vertical shelving available) but will look good on your balcony, deck or garden. Featuring 2 working trays which can be rotated avoiding the need for more trays. The stacking trays and the base utilize optimal aeration. The open drain in the base ensures worm tea is not building up and lets air flow from the bottom of the farm. The worm saver tray stops the worms falling through to the bottom and is easily pulled out to scrape the worm castings and make sure it stays clean to ensure good liquid and air flow. A 2L flat collection tray sits under the worm farm to ensure the rich worm tea is collected as it drains. Only $129.99
When drought sets in and rain is short, rain barrels can provide that precious water you need for your lawn and garden. The Rain Wizard 50 can provide 50 gallons of pure, unchlorinated water when municipalities declare periods of low water usage. During heavy rainfalls, a typical roof can produce hundreds of gallons of water. By saving that water, you can reduce your average water usage by up to 40%. With those kinds of savings, the Rain Wizard can pay for itself in just a few seasons.
The Rain Wizard features an attractive faux oak barrel design so it naturally fits in with your landscape. And the wide variety of colors allows you to even further match your barrel to your home and yard without standing out. The included diverter is a simple two-piece plastic design that fits in-line with your existing 2x3-in downspout. A 6' vinyl tube then transports water straight to the barrel and also works as an overflow to send excess water back to the downspout. There's even an included "winter plug" that replaces the tube when you no longer need or use the barrel and it returns the downspout to regular operation.
These rain barrels are tough. While most barrels will crack or become brittle in the wintertime, the Rain Wizard 50 will stay strong. It is still recommended that you drain your barrels when temperatures approach the freezing point.