Stationary Composter Compost your kitchen and yard waste the environmentally safe way. The Upcycle Composter is an upcycled food grade barrel. It is about 4 foot tall and only requires a 3 foot by 4 foot area. This is a lower cost alternative to our standard Tumbling Composter. It is designed for the homeowner who wants to learn the basics of composting with a minimal amount of cost. This composter can be used as a stand alone compost bin or it can be used as a feeder bin for the Tumbling Composter. If you prefer to work at waist level, this composter is perfect. This compost bin is fully assembled.