The UmiMax bucket is made from 88-97% post consumer plastic and is ventilated on all sides, including the top. When paired with breathable BioBags, the moisture in food waste evaporates which minimizes odors, mold and mildew. The buckets are black, sturdy and come with an easy-to-carry handle that locks the lid tight. Dishwasher safe. Recommended to be used with BioBag Small 3 Gallon Food Waste Bags. Bags sold separately. For best results, Use within one year of purchase, store in a cool, dry place.