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    I think a dark coloured plastic box with a lid is the way to go. I am looking at the green box the council supplies for glass items and I am thinking this is quite discrete and of a size I require. Shame it has no lid and has holes in the bottom as I could have used that!
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    You could make something like this,you’d never know there was a bin in there & space to grow in the top (I didn’t copy & paste the link because the price said over £1000 or it might’ve been dollars either way it’s too expensive!)

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    I use 2 bokashi bins for mine - that way I use the meat and dairy as well

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    It is surprising how much waste you generate. One of them packing crates for office moves would be ideal. The have split lids and once closed, support any weight on top.

    I've got a 20l plastic "play/toy box" with lid. Best getting the thicker one. Was looking at one is a shop and flexed the side and busted it a month ago. So if buying, best test before you buy. Also some boxes are not UV stable
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    Why not just buy a dedicated caddy? It's strong, it clicks shut to reduce smells and the carry handle is useful when you're heading to the plot....

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    I don't think that's big enough, to last more than a few days, though. You need something like the 25Lt one here, but don't like their delivery prices

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    5 litres lasts me about a week, like I say, if it goes over I transfer it to a placcy bag for a day or two until i can get to the plot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jungle Jane View Post
    You could make something like this,you’d never know there was a bin in there & space to grow in the top (I didn’t copy & paste the link because the price said over £1000 or it might’ve been dollars either way it’s too expensive!)

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    I can see a pallet project taking shape!
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