or worm composting, is an excellent way to convert household
garbage into nutrient rich fertilizer. Composting with special
composting worms is an efficient and environmentally friendly
way to save tonnes of waste from going to landfill.
If you Vermicompost you will reduce the amount
of garbage being transported out of the province
- The average Canadian produces a tonne of waste each
year. Estimated 1/2 to 1/3 of household waste is organic
Worms produce beautiful black castings
- a nitrogen rich natural fertilizer. Totally organic
and one of the best soil additives on the planet. Use
worm castings in house plants and gardens.
Odourless when operating effectively
- worms eat decomposing matter, therefore eating away
any nauseous odours and leaving a fresh earthy smell.
"Good intentions and expressions of concern are
not enough. Protecting the environment is the most serious
challenge we face today. Every Canadian can and must get
involved, not just today, but every day."
Dr. Roberta Bondar(1994)
Are the worms right for your
Do you have a cottage? Are you on the
watershed? You may need worms. Did you know that adding
worms to your outhouse or pit toilet can increase its
Many cottagers are not happy
campers. Why? Because they have had to close
down their backyard composters for fear of attracting
bears. We have a solution for you. Bring your composting
indoors. Consider composting inside the cottage with
worms! You can still carry on composting and you will
not tempt the bears. These wonderful worms will even
continue their job of turning your organic waste into
castings while you wile away your time back in the city.