The green bucket is 8 1/2" x 9" x 11" high with a 1.8 gallon capacity. The wide top opening allows for the easy emptying of plates and the snap lid can be opened with only one hand. The top has a place for an optional charcoal filter that removes odors. The attractive container can sit on countertops or hang on a cupboard door. It also has a sturdy handle for carrying it out to the mulch pile.