ERIC Number: ED384534
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Worms Eat My Garbage. How To Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System. First Edition.
This book is a resource for parents and teachers who want to teach about recycling and composting by setting up and maintaining a worm composting system. It is designed to be a detailed yet simple manual of vermicomposting. The manual covers the basics of vermicomposting and answers such questions as where to store a composting container, what type of container to use, what materials to use as bedding, what types of worms to use, the sex life of worms, how many worms are needed, how to set up the worm bin, what to feed the worms, how to care for the worms, the food web in the compost pile, and how plants benefit from a worm bin. Contains a glossary, a table of metric conversions, a record sheet, 13 references, and 38 sources of information. (LZ)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Learning Activities, Recycling, Student Projects, Waste Disposal
Flower Press, 10332 Shaver Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49002 ($9.95, plus $2.50 handling and shipping; 10 or more, 40% discount).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A