How to make a countertop worm composting bin
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Want to make a countertop worm composting bin? Seeing your food and paper scraps turn into nutrient-rich fertilizers for houseplants or your garden can be fun and exciting. Many people are unaware they can compost with worms inside their apartment or small homes.
I recently made a bunch of worms composting starter kits for Earth Day and National Gardening Week. I wanted to share how I was about to repurpose old packaging to make worm composting starter kits. Without any further ado – let’s get started.
- Composting Worm Starter Kit
Composting Worm Starter Kit
How to make a free worm composting starter kit?
To get started, you just need to find an opaque container with a lid, a drill, a pair of scissors, some newspaper, and a banana peel. This free little starter bin is a great way to start worm composting. You can give this starter bin to a friend or family member. You can also keep it for yourself and upgrade it when necessary.
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So there you have it, a quick, easy, and kid-friendly activity to make a countertop worm composting bin. After you’re finished, it is a good idea to check on the worms daily in the beginning. You may notice your worms climbing up the side, which is a common issue. If your worms are trying to escape, check out a recent article I wrote to troubleshoot this issue.