If you build it, they will compost?
Can you stand another news article? This one looks interesting for people climate challenged or apartment dwellers. It doesn't look big enough for waste from more than one person. And I'm sure I'd be struck by lightning if I ever bought such a thing. It may just be someone trying to make some bucks out of the 'green' movement.
...snip....Loos improvised--she reconfigured the blades of a paper shredder to grind up food, put a carbon filter on the top of a plastic box (to reduce odor), added a charcoal filter and antimicrobial waste storage system to cut down on pests, made room for biodegradable waste bags, and stuck a hand-crank (with child safety lock, natch) on the side of the device.
Here is a link that might be useful: Composting gimick?