WORM COMPOSTING SYSTEMS
Overview of Red Worm Composting Containers
As mentioned above, you can think of vermicomposting bins in generally one of two systems.
The most common and inexpensive way to get started is a one-bin system. Often people look to repurpose tote bins, recycling bins, or even old bathtubs. Because many single bin systems are made of upcycled and easily found materials, it is the more environmentally friendly way to get started. We recommend you pick a container that is wider than it is tall. For example, a tote bin is often easier to maintain than a trash can. Since these bins are not specifically made for worm composting, you will need to make some required.
If you would rather start with a ready-to-go system, you can purchase vermicomposting systems. Many ready-to-purchase worm composting systems come in the form of a tower or stacking containers. Tower systems are made specifically for worm composting. They have features to get rid of any excess liquids, and extra trays to add new bedding and compost.