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Installing a Under-Counter Compost Bin (page 2 of 2)

Composted food scraps are a great garden fertilzer -- and they're free. Take the hassle out of collecting the scraps by installing a compost bin underneath your countertop.

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  • Time

    2 hours

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Position the Bin

Position the bin in the ring by simply placing it through the hole.

Courtesy of DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Seal the Lid

Create a seal for the lid using an inner rubber ring. These are easily removed for cleaning.

Courtesy of DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Fit the Lid

Fit the lid to the rubber seal for a neat finish. Depending on the depth of your bin, it may be necessary to remove shelves below or at least customize the cabinet design so the bin sits in its hole.

Courtesy of DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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