FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Peltia is an advanced organic waste storage solution designed as a superior alternative to traditional waste bins. With its specialized compressor, Peltia proficiently neutralizes odors, ensuring your environment remains fresh and pleasant. By combining innovative design with practical functionality, Peltia is redefining how households manage their organic waste.

At its core, Peltia utilizes a compressor to modulate the internal conditions, specifically slowing the decomposition of organic waste. By doing so, it ensures that any unpleasant odors are minimized or entirely prevented. Unlike other waste storage solutions, Peltia prioritizes long-term containment without the typical drawbacks of accumulated waste. This means you can store your organic waste longer and more hygienically, making it more convenient for weekly disposals or as your schedule permits.

Peltia is more than just a storage solution; it’s an evolution in organic waste management. While it’s easy to label it alongside typical bins, its functionalities elevate it to a whole new category. Here’s why Peltia stands out:

  • Beyond Odor Control: Ensures a complete odor-free environment, making spaces more pleasant.
  • Natural Decomposition Delay: Its design slows down the natural decomposition process, allowing longer storage of organic waste without the associated issues.
  • Chemical-Free Solution: Prioritizes health and wellness by avoiding any chemical by-products.
  • Eco-Conscious: Designed with energy efficiency in mind, it underscores a commitment to environmentally responsible choices.
  • Convenience Redefined: Minimizes the frequency of trash removal, proving to be both a time-saver and cost-effective in the long run.

Think of Peltia not as another bin, but as a state-of-the-art appliance revolutionizing the way we
manage organic waste.

Managing organic waste efficiently is more crucial than ever, especially given California’s SB 1383 mandate. When deciding between options, it’s essential to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each. Here’s why Peltia stands out in comparison to electric kitchen composters:

1. Authentic Composting Process:

  • Electric kitchen composters produce a dried, ground material that still requires further microbial or worm processing to become plant-friendly. In contrast, Peltia focuses on efficient waste segregation, ensuring that the waste is prepped and ready for professional composting facilities. These facilities, specifically designed by municipalities, transform the organic waste into genuine, high-quality compost.

2. Energy Efficiency & Environmental Stewardship:

  • Electric composters consume substantial energy, leading to increased carbon emissions. This often offsets the environmental benefits derived from food waste reduction. In contrast, Peltia is designed for energy-efficient operation, ensuring a smaller carbon footprint. Moreover, companies offering electric kitchen composters often encourage monthly subscription models, where consumers store their compost in a box for company pick-up. This model increases road traffic and, consequently, pollution, potentially counteracting environmental benefits. Peltia avoids this logistical complication, upholding its commitment to a greener planet.

3. Cost-Effective Solution:

  • While electric composters can cost up to $999 or even higher, Peltia provides a compelling alternative. With features and benefits that rival those of electric kitchen composters, and comparable capacity, Peltia represents a significantly more cost-effective choice, often costing multiple times less than its electric counterparts.

4. Odor Management:

  • While electric composters can still produce odors, especially if not dried completely or if filters aren’t maintained, Peltia’s natural freezing technology effectively curbs the decomposition process, preventing unpleasant smells.

5. Animal Attraction:

  • The output from electric composters might attract animals if stored outside or used as garden mulch. Peltia’s design prevents such attractions.

6. Ease of Maintenance:

  • Electric composters necessitate frequent cleaning, filter replacements, and bucket emptying. Peltia simplifies waste management, minimizing maintenance.

7. Durability:

  • Electric composters might experience malfunctions after repeated use or due to electrical issues. Peltia is built for longevity, ensuring consistent performance over time.

Absolutely. Unlike traditional waste storage solutions that often lead to unpleasant odors due to the natural decomposition process and bacteria accumulation, Peltia addresses these concerns at their root.

Peltia employs a unique method that naturally slows or halts the decomposition of organic waste, effectively reducing odors. By utilizing a method that freezes the contents, Peltia inhibits bacterial and viral activity, ensuring that their growth is effectively halted.

In essence, with Peltia, you’re not just masking odors – you’re preventing them at the source.

Certainly! Peltia isn’t just another bin to store waste. It’s a transformative solution designed to enhance waste management and promote a healthier living environment. Here’s why:

  1. Active Waste Management: Unlike traditional bins that passively collect waste, Peltia actively works to halt bacterial and viral growth by utilizing a unique method that freezes the contents. This not only inhibits decomposition but also eliminates typical organic waste odors.
  2. Environmentally Conscious: By encouraging proper segregation of organic materials, Peltia supports more efficient waste streams, such as composting, aligning with eco- friendly practices.
  3. Insect Deterrent: The absence of foul odors means reduced attraction for pests like fruit flies, ensuring a cleaner surrounding.
  4. Versatility: Peltia fits seamlessly in a variety of settings – from homes to workplaces and schools. Its design allows compatibility with any bag or liner, freeing you from proprietary restrictions.
  5. Natural Approach: Peltia achieves all its benefits without resorting to chemical additives, ensuring a natural and safe waste management process.

Given its unique features and the advantages it offers over traditional waste storage solutions, Peltia undoubtedly stands out as a worthy investment for those keen on innovative, efficient, and eco-friendly waste management.

Absolutely! Peltia is versatile, accommodating various waste hauler preferences. You can wrap and secure any bag of your choice, be it clear plastic or compostable. For those with a no-bag preference, Peltia includes a plastic pail for organic waste storage.

Thanks to Peltia’s efficient design and large capacity, most households will find they only need to empty it once a week, saving you time and reducing frequent trips to outdoor bins.

Peltia is designed for minimal maintenance. Occasional cleaning, as you would with any kitchen appliance, will keep it in optimal condition.

No. Peltia’s design and the way it manages organic waste effectively reduce the attraction of pests. By slowing down the decomposition process, it eliminates the factors that typically draw pests to organic waste.

Absolutely! Peltia’s sleek design is perfect for any living space, including apartments and condos. Its efficient waste management capabilities mean less frequent trips to the communal waste disposal area, making it convenient for those with limited outdoor access.

Peltia has plenty of unique and cool features at a reasonable price range. We don’t actually categorize this as a trash can or trash bin, rather an Extraordinary Waste Storage Solution Appliance. Some of the key features of Peltia that makes it outstanding in comparison to regular trash bins/trash cans are:

  • Eliminates Odor, Zero foul smell
  • Slows or Halts Decomposition Process, Naturally
  • Uses No Chemical By-Products
  • Energy Efficient, Environmentally Friendly
  • Eliminates Daily Trash Removal Routine Process and Thus Saves Time and Money

Peltia is designed with versatility in mind. Whether your hauler prefers clear plastic bags, compostable bags, or no bags at all, Peltia can accommodate. Its design even allows for specific containers provided by waste haulers to be housed within.

Peltia’s internal capacity is approximately 7 gallons or 26 liters, offering ample space for your organic waste needs. This volume allows residents to store waste efficiently and dispose of it at convenient intervals, aligning with the SB 1383 organic waste reduction objectives.

The electricity consumption of Peltia varies based on usage factors like frequency of opening and closing, ambient temperatures, and so on. On average, it uses about 0.5 to 0.71 kWh per day. To put it in perspective, the monthly cost to operate Peltia is equivalent to or even less than the cost of a burger at a fast-food restaurant or a gallon of gasoline. It’s an efficient choice for managing your organic waste.

  • Length: 15 5/8 inches
  • Height: 25 5/8 inches
  • Depth: 13 7/8 inches

Peltia is thoughtfully designed with convenience in mind. It comes equipped with two discreet roller tires at the back. This unique feature allows users to effortlessly move Peltia around without needing to lift it, making waste management even more convenient for you. Whether you’re relocating it within your home or taking it out for emptying, Peltia ensures an easy and hassle-free experience.