We are a "green", recycling family of four that has never made the leap to adding composting to our environmental efforts. It always seemed too daunting of a task and I was concerned about odor and the hassle of frequent emptying of a small countertop container which I really did not want. The CompoKeeper has changed everything! It is tucked out of site under our kitchen sink. It does not smell and is super easy to use! Our weekly trash is reduced from 2 20 gallon bags per week to 1 8 gallon bag! We dump the compostable bag in a leaf pile in our back yard. SO EASY! Thank you!