The FoodCycler operates an automated program drying, grinding and cooling to reduce food scraps into odourless EcoChips. In as little as 4 hours*, your household food waste is reduced by over 80%** of its original volume. Easy to use with one-touch operation, its unique carbon filtration system eliminates odours, making it perfect for indoor use. With low energy usage & quiet operation, the FoodCycler can fit neatly in any location.*Typical processing time takes an average of 4-6 hours. Cycle time will vary depending on the types of food being processed and the total moisture content. Total maximum processing time is 8 hours. The cooling phase takes up to an additional 30 minutes.**The volume of the bucket contents may be reduced by over 80% depending on the amount and moisture content of the food scraps being processed.FoodCycler is a trademark of Food Cycle Sciences Corporation.