15 Apr '11, 10pm

Apartment Composting+and+What+to+Do+With+It:

Good info, but be aware that if you are vegetarian or vegan you may wind up with more scraps than you can cope with in an indoor worm farm or other composter. My vermi-composter has approximately 5,000 worms but only accommodates about 1/2 cup of scraps at a time, maybe once a week which is considerably less than we generate daily. The worms also require that the scraps be shredded or chopped for best accessibility, so it is not just a matter of tossing handfuls of stuff in and seeing it vanish overnight. Don't get me wrong - it is a great way to create compost, and entertaining to boot, but not fast or high volume. With the large amount of veggies we go through I'm very glad I have an outdoor compost heap as well ;-)

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