The Worm Café: Mid-Scale Vermicomposting Of Lunchroom Wastes
1999. Binet Payne. This manual describes how a teacher and her students developed a system to compost lunchroom waste with worms and save their school $6000 per year. This comprehensive how-to-manual gives complete steps for conducting school-wide waste audits; incorporating lunchroom waste-composting into a recycling program; determining worm bin size, location, and costs; setting up worm bins; teaching about ecosystems and foodwebs with worm bins; harvesting worm castings; maintaining food-waste flow and much more. 180 pages, soft cover, b&w photographs and illustrations.