In the comments:
"This is a great idea especially for those who won't participate in composting due to odors and flies."
"Each person produces 225 lbs of CO2 per year from their food waste unless it is composted. We don't all drive or use fertilizers but we all eat and create food waste."
"$70 is hard to rationalize though I probably use it more than I do almost anything else!"
What do you think?