Wonder of Worms - Gardening Australia

Wonder of Worms - Gardening Australia

In Australia, over half of the household material that end up at the tip is organic waste, and when it is buried can lead to groundwater contamination and the production of greenhouse gases. This practice is environmentally unsound and also wasteful because through natural processes this organic matter can safely and easily be converted into useful soil-building humus. 

Vermicompost: A Living Soil Amendment

Cornell Waste Management Institute (CWMI) is a program in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, USA. CWMI serves the public through research, outreach, training, and technical assistance, with a focus on organic residuals.

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