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Vermicomposting

Why Bother Composting?

Vivian Liao | Posted 06.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Vivian Liao

While composting is not difficult, it takes more effort than tossing a glass bottle into the recycling bin. So why should people bother? Here is a list of the benefits of household composting.

Vermicomposting: "Lowly" Worms and School Lunch

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

My students often remark on a 'weird' smell that comes from our vermicomposting bin in the classroom. A slightly "earthy" smell is produced as the worms break down fruits, vegetables, and starches into fertilizer that contains readily available phosphorous.

I Live With 600 Earthworms

Vivian Liao | Posted 02.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Vivian Liao

Composting is important enough of an activity for our environment that it should be widely promoted and easily practiced. Hopefully, my little tale of worms inspires you to go out and make vermicomposting work for your living space.

How to Manage Food Waste

Allen Hershkowitz | Posted 08.16.2011 | Green
Allen Hershkowitz

Food scraps should not be sent to landfills or incinerators. Instead, the best option for disposing of food waste is composting, whether at home or in a municipal system.

Onsite Worm Composting: Boise Restaurant First In Continental U.S. To Vermicompost (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Restaurant Worm-Composting In Its Basement (PHOTOS)

Four Ways To Compost Indoors

Jenn Sturiale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenn Sturiale

For those of us without access to backyard, frontyard, or even sideyard space in which to compost our food scraps, there are still ways in which we c...

What to Expect When Ordering a Worm Bin by Mail

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

With a worm bin becoming the 21st Century garbage can, get ready to order worms by mail.