Model # 60028

Internet #202963958

Lifetime 65 gal. Compost Tumbler
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Lifetime

65 gal. Compost Tumbler

  • Turns on its axis for balanced rotation
  • Durably made, UV-protected
  • Extra large, removable lid
$11657 /each
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Product Overview

  • Turns on its axis for balanced rotation
  • Durably made, UV-protected
  • Extra large, removable lid
Featuring a 65 gal. (8.7 cu. ft.) capacity, the lifetime compost tumbler is the perfect addition to your backyard. The ingenious tumbler design easily turns on its axis for balanced rotation, and the internal aeration bar mixes compost and provides air flow. Constructed of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), the compost tumbler is durable, UV-protected, and has dark, double-wall panels to absorb and retain heat. For added convenience, it has an extra large removable lid and a spring-loaded pin that locks rotation during filling. Load with lawn and garden trimmings and organic waste. Rotates easily, saving the time and effort of turning a compost heap. Microorganisms break down moist, well-aerated organic materials. End result is a useful and inexpensive organic soil conditioner and fertilizer.
  • Black, double-wall panels absorb and retain heat
  • Extra large, removable lid
  • Ingenious tumbler design - turns on axis for easy and balanced rotation
  • Spring-loaded pin to lock rotation during filling
  • Internal aeration bar mixes compost and allows air flow
  • Aesthetically pleasing appearance - no more messy compost heaps
  • Compost material is enclosed - helps keep pests out
  • Convenient loading height
  • Sturdy 1.25 in. diameter steel tubing frame
  • How to compost guide included
  • All hardware included
  • 5-year limited warranty
  • Made in China

Product Overview

  • Turns on its axis for balanced rotation
  • Durably made, UV-protected
  • Extra large, removable lid
Model #: 60028
Internet #: 202963958

Featuring a 65 gal. (8.7 cu. ft.) capacity, the lifetime compost tumbler is the perfect addition to your backyard. The ingenious tumbler design easily turns on its axis for balanced rotation, and the internal aeration bar mixes compost and provides air flow. Constructed of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), the compost tumbler is durable, UV-protected, and has dark, double-wall panels to absorb and retain heat. For added convenience, it has an extra large removable lid and a spring-loaded pin that locks rotation during filling. Load with lawn and garden trimmings and organic waste. Rotates easily, saving the time and effort of turning a compost heap. Microorganisms break down moist, well-aerated organic materials. End result is a useful and inexpensive organic soil conditioner and fertilizer.

  • Black, double-wall panels absorb and retain heat
  • Extra large, removable lid
  • Ingenious tumbler design - turns on axis for easy and balanced rotation
  • Spring-loaded pin to lock rotation during filling
  • Internal aeration bar mixes compost and allows air flow
  • Aesthetically pleasing appearance - no more messy compost heaps
  • Compost material is enclosed - helps keep pests out
  • Convenient loading height
  • Sturdy 1.25 in. diameter steel tubing frame
  • How to compost guide included
  • All hardware included
  • 5-year limited warranty
  • Made in China

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Name Tumbling Composter with Two Chambers for Efficient Batch Composting 65 gal. Compost Tumbler 50 Gal. Compost Tumbler 80 Gal. Compost Tumbler
Brand Lifetime Lifetime Lifetime
Ratings (362) (170) (47) (216)
Capacity (gallons) 37 65 50 80
Product Width (in.) 39 35.1 30.5 38.5
Composter Type Tumbler Tumbler Tumbler Tumbler
Product Height (in.) 36 43.2 44 44
Product Depth (in.) 33 35.8 29.5 36
Odorless No No Yes No
Covered Yes Yes Yes Yes
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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
35.8 in
Assembled Height (in.)
43.2 in
Assembled Width (in.)
35.1 in
Product Depth (in.)
35.8
Product Height (in.)
43.2
Product Width (in.)
35.1

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
Capacity (cu. ft.) - Total
8.7
Capacity (gallons)
65
Color Family
Black
Composter Type
Tumbler
Covered
Yes
Landscape Supply Type
Composter
Low Odor
Yes
Odorless
No
Product Weight (lb.)
55lb
Returnable
90-Day
Weatherproof
Yes

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
35.8 in
Assembled Height (in.)
43.2 in
Assembled Width (in.)
35.1 in
Product Depth (in.)
35.8
Product Height (in.)
43.2
Product Width (in.)
35.1

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
Capacity (cu. ft.) - Total
8.7
Capacity (gallons)
65
Color Family
Black
Composter Type
Tumbler
Covered
Yes
Landscape Supply Type
Composter
Low Odor
Yes
Odorless
No
Product Weight (lb.)
55lb
Returnable
90-Day
Weatherproof
Yes

Questions & Answers

Can this compost tumbler be purchased in a store?

Asked by: Ken
Not in our local store.
Answered by: Susabella
Date published: 2017-02-05

How do I harvest compost while continuously adding new items to the mix?

Does this composter come with a built-in sifter or something like that? If I'm constantly adding new items to my batch how will it ever get "done"?
Asked by: Sean
At some point you'll need to stop adding and just let it finish. That's why I'm getting another one to load up while the first batch is cooking. You need your own sifter.
Answered by: Lala
Date published: 2017-06-28

Is this compost bin rodent proof?

Asked by: Alexandra
Should be. As long is door is latched. I don't see how any rodents could get into it.
Answered by: glenpaud
Date published: 2017-01-04

whjat kind of warranty comes with this product,and how long does it take to make compost?

Asked by: Baby75
Don't know about the warranty. Composting takes anywhere from 60 to 90 days.
Answered by: DRANGER
Date published: 2015-09-20
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Customer Reviews

65 gal. Compost Tumbler is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 170.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from You would think this isn't difficult to assemble....I still have... You would think this isn't difficult to assemble....I still have not put mine to use. I am still assembling it. The instructions state it should take two people two hours to assemble. I don't have a second person to help, so plan on taking some time. And, the instructions are sometimes confusing because there are so many different types of nuts and washers. Right now my big battle is being able to get the screws all around each panel. The screws don't always catch both pieces to hold the composter together. I hope it stays together once I have it completely assembled.
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It needs two people at certain spots to complete. I had to climb inside (from underneath) to hol... It needs two people at certain spots to complete. I had to climb inside (from underneath) to hold screw clamps while my husband worked on the outside. Good thing I'm small, 5 foot 2". I did most of it myself and I'm in my 50's but it took me several hours. All the complaints about the holes not matching up, were spot on. What a pain in the butt, so I redrilled new holes like others suggested. So far it seems to be working good, lots of heat when I open the lid. Can't wait to use my black gold. Will probably buy another one to fill as the first batch is cooking.
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Rusted hinges I've bern composting for over 10 years and bought this model to replace the Rubbermaid compost bin that requires a pitchfork for turning. I like that it is off the ground and that keeps tree roots from invading the bin, but the hinges have rusted and broken in half. Also, the scooped design allows for rain water to collect on top, which can breed mosquitoes. In heavy rain, the bin leaks water in and saturates the composting materials, which makes for a soggy mess. If I can get outside in time, I'm covering the whole contraption with a tarp to prevent this. BIG design flaw. I know my "Lifetime" bin is not the only one this has happened to because I volunteer at a Habitat for Humanity ReStore and a man tried to donate one that was a rusted mess.
Date published: 2017-07-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Easy to use, easy to tumble I've had this composter for quite some time now. It's great for my back yard garden needs in that it fits quite a bit of yard waste and is still easy to tumble. I'm a female with a bad back and I can still turn it easily. I've noticed over time though, that the plastic is warping along the bottom due to the weight of the compost, weather, and age allowing material to fall out. It's not enough for me to stop using it. It's just something to think about if you have it on a back porch or concreted area.
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well made product, world class customer service I bought the composter a few year ago and some parts rusted out. It is, after all, and outside product. I rigged up something but then thought I'd write the company and see what might be replaceable. I was prepared to pay. In just a day I received a reply saying new parts were ordered, being shipped, no charge. All that was two years ago. I sent another note in this time with pictures and same story....Lifetime simply stands behind its name and its products....parts are shipped.
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to build Do NOT pre drill the holes in the plastic as the manual says. When you assemble, run the screws right through both panels while keeping them held tight with your other hand. Scews will be much more secure and panels will line up perfectly. Then you can install the nuts. Assembly took 1 hour 15min by myself. Also assemble frame on flat ground so its straight when you screw it together.
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is my second one of the same well made I had the kid put it together he did it in about 1.... This is my second one of the same well made I had the kid put it together he did it in about 1.5 hour. Well worth the money compared to others I like the fact its off the ground. No more critters coons possums skunks digging in the scrap pile the dogs no longer have bad breath from eating nasty scraps. The reason for having two is you can let one finish while starting the second.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I received the Compost Tumbler that came in a pre-opened,... I received the Compost Tumbler that came in a pre-opened, resealed box. Missing from the package was all paper-work, no instructions on putting it together and no DVD. I am in contact with Home Depot who has had no success contacting the company. The Tumbler was sent from the company. If we can't get with the company today, I'll return the Tumbler to Home Depot.
Date published: 2017-08-29
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