Why Add Worms to Your Compost

Vermicomposting uses worms to break down organic matter quickly.  First you will wait for your compost to reach a temperature of 140 to 150 degrees at the center.  To do this, alternate layers of brown and green ingredients and keep the pile moist.  When the center reaches the desired temperature you will turn the pile.  After […]

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Turn Shredded Paper Into Compost

This is what you will need to start making compost from shredded paper: Two storage containers A paper shredding machine A tumbler (you can use a regular bin but it will take longer for the compost to breakdown) Step 1: Shred all your paper (do not shred any plastic such as credit cards or business […]

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