Compost for Earth Day 2020

  Earth Day is a call to action for the global community to address climate change, foster a sustainable, healthy environment and protect our planet for future generations.   Improve your Environmental Literacy with worms this spring!  Consider that up to one half of waste sent to landfills can be digested by worms, according to a Read more about Compost for Earth Day 2020[…]

The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World

In 2015, countries adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.  These  are important, world-changing objectives that will require cooperation among governments, international organizations and world leaders. But we can all make an impact, without even getting up from the couch! Read below for a list of a few things that Read more about The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World[…]

tomato plant from compost

From Tea Bags to Tomato Plants – the Greening of CSI Annex

Thanks to a bursary from the Landscape Ontario Toronto Chapter, we have just completed a year long project to compost food waste at the Centre for Social Innovation Annex (CSI) with a state-of-the-art flow-through Hungry Bin vermi-composter. Though it took quite a while for the worms to multiply such that significant amounts of food waste could be processed, Read more about From Tea Bags to Tomato Plants – the Greening of CSI Annex[…]

Worms Eat Leftover Lunches at the University of Toronto

Congratulations to Anthony Davison,  Communications Assistant of Procurement Services, for initiating a worm composting program in his office at the University of Toronto. When asked if it was difficult to convince his coworkers to accept worms on the floor, he says that  some of them were interested, and others, including his director, said “As long Read more about Worms Eat Leftover Lunches at the University of Toronto[…]

composting in winter

Composting with Worms in Winter

Worm composting is one of the only composting solutions that Canadians have  for the winter months. Adding food scraps to a frozen pile of compost outdoors is ineffective and often no fun indeed! But luckily worm composting can be done indoors. One would think that collecting food waste indoors would be a smelly operation. Surprisingly, Read more about Composting with Worms in Winter[…]