Divert from Landfills
Your garbage is about 40 per cent organic waste — composting keeps all that garbage out of the landfill.
Reduce Global Warming
Organic wastes that end up in landfills decompose without oxygen and produce methane, a greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.
Keep Trucks off the Road
Less waste in the garbage means fewer collection trucks on the road.
Grow Healthy Plants
Plants love it — compost is a nutrient-rich fertilizer that helps soil retain moisture.
About Worm Composting
Two great things about worm composting are that you can do it even if you don't have a yard, and you can do it year-round.
If you do it right, there will be no smell or pests so composting with worms is the ideal way to compost indoors.
After your bin is well-established, your food waste can be turned into rich soil for your potted plants or your garden within days.
You can get started today. Order worms for pickup from a convenient downtown location.
Opaque bin with air-holes and lid.
Moist shredded newspaper
No meat or fats
Red wigglers are best suited for composting food waste.
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