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Choosing a Worm Bin

Choose a bin for your worms.

Before you can begin to reap the benefits of being a successful worm landlord, you must first choose an adequate piece of real estate to rent. A worm bin can be as simple as a wooden box or plastic storage bin, raised on bricks, with holes drilled into the bottom and a lid.

The most important things to consider are the space you have for your bin, the volume of kitchen scraps you hope to compost and the volume of worms you wish to purchase.

More complex bins can be purchased online or through the mail, but the end result is similar no matter which type of bin you use.

Next step: learn about furnishing your worm bin.

Revised July 30, 2014

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