It is portable and perfect for short term storage of kitchen compost. A special feature on this container is the carbon filter which helps to eliminate odors caused by composting materials. With its wide opening it is easy to clean off dishes directly into the container, and the lid design only requires one hand to open. All of the corners and edges are rounded so that it is simple to clean and empty, in addition to being dishwasher safe. The Kitchen Compost Container can also hang on a wall or cupboard door by way of two screw holes in the back. Holds 1 gallon.