Current International COVID-19 Travel Requirements Here
By Shanan Kelley

Brand Ambassador


Many people know that they need to handle their kitchen scraps in a different and more environmentally conscious way. But traditional composting isn’t accessible for everyone, particularly those who live in cities and apartments without outdoor space. This is where a miraculous new device — the Lomi countertop composter — comes into play. Lomi is a low-energy, easy-to-operate countertop composter that will transform the way you think about kitchen waste. When I got a Lomi last month, it opened my eyes to a better way of handling my kitchen waste — and I couldn’t be happier I made the change. Here is a rundown of the most important things I’ve learned from Lomi. 

Montage of three photos: a hand holding composted dirt, the Lomi composter filled with scraps, a hand dropping plastic cutlery into the Lomi composter.

Why Compost?
With a single head of lettuce taking at least 25 years to decompose in a landfill — and emitting harmful methane gas all the while — being mindful about how we dispose of kitchen waste is essential. When kitchen scraps, yard waste and other plant material end up in a landfill, they decompose anaerobically, which means they don’t break down and turn into soil. Instead, they sit alongside other garbage, slowly rotting and emitting harmful gasses into the environment, leading to a whole host of hazardous conditions. Composting creates an environment where food scraps and other degradable items can break down into soil, which means they take up less space and can produce an end product that is beneficial to gardens and houseplants.

How Does Lomi Work?
When using Lomi, all kitchen scraps are placed into the device’s compost bucket. Depending on which cycle is selected, the user may opt to add a bit of water and a LomiPod, which helps the scraps break down faster. This step also adds beneficial bacteria and nutrients to the end product, making it ideal for houseplants and gardens. 

You’ll want to make sure the unit is plugged in and the lid is properly locked in place before selecting the cycle you wish to run and letting Lomi do the rest. Lomi essentially speeds up the natural process of composting by adding heat and smart sensor-triggered aeration. In a matter of hours, your kitchen scraps will be turned into dirt that can be used in gardening or discarded with yard waste. Lomi also uses carbon filters to ensure there are no foul odors during its cycle. 

The unit takes up less space than a microwave, is quieter than a dishwasher and can complete a full composting cycle in as little as four hours. Lomi is also able to break down bioplastics when set to the “Lomi Approved” mode. In fact, the plastics used to package Lomi for delivery can be placed right inside the unit and broken down in one cycle.

Where Can I Get One?
Lomi is relatively new, and has begun shipping units as of January 2022. If you want to get on the Lomi wait list, click here to secure summer delivery and revolutionize the way you dispose of garbage. Lomi offers users a three-year warranty, clear and easy-to-follow instructions for use and a complimentary packet of LomiPods to get you started. Say goodbye to smelly, drippy kitchen garbage and say hello to Lomi. 

Treat Move Products

Deep-blue, rippling body of water.

Get Well on Your Way: IV Drip Therapy

From immune system boosting to increased energy, this accessible treatment delivers unparalleled results.

Read More
Profile of a blonde woman with her eyes closed.

What Wellness Means to Me: Cultivating Faith

Brand Ambassador Shanan Kelley shares her ever-evolving idea of what it means to her to be truly well.

Read More
Woman holding small, clear glass vial and eyedropper.

Clean Beauty Swap: Bakuchiol

This new clean alternative to retinol may be just the ticket to smooth and glowing skin without any irritating side effects.

Read More
Woman with curly hair, pink matte blowdryers decorating wall, window seat in stylish salon.

Clean Alternatives: Keratin Edition

How to get smooth, shiny hair all summer long, without sacrificing health and wellness.

Read More
Woman holding a large crystal in front of her face, and a woman standing on craggy rocks with water in the background. 

Understanding Your Human Design

Uncover your purpose, master your energy and live your best life with the help of Human Design.

Read More
Photos of an empty beach, and a woman wading in the ocean.  Thumbnail: A woman wading in the ocean.

It's Never Too Late: Learning To Swim as an Adult

Amy Koivu answers our questions about what it’s like to take swimming lessons as a grown-up, and the emotional journey that led to her later-in-life plunge.

Read More
Photo of Sabrina Rowe Holdsworth along with a few of her products, including a shampoo bar, conditioner bar, lotion bar and reusable bags.

An Interview With the Founder of NTRL by Sabs

We ask our favorite celebrity hairstylist about herself and her line of luscious, eco-friendly personal care products.

Read More
Woman with long brown hair.

Use This Magic Question To Get What You Want

Whether you want a work project to gain momentum, your kid to help out around the house or to combat human trafficking around the globe, these four words can get you there.

Read More

Top 10 Indoor Plants To Breathe Life Into Your Space

The best greenery to bring indoors and make the most of Spring.

Read More

My Bag

Product thumbnail
Product title

Variant title

1

$ 0.00

Your cart is empty

SUBTOTAL

Taxes and shipping calculated at checkout