WormsRus A Website to encourage environmental protection.

 

 

wormsRus / Waste Minimisation Education

is a business with solutions for organic waste recycling systems for home, school, early childhood centres, rural and urban businesses

 

Organic Waste Solutions and WormsRus

Worm farming (vermi-culture) can be applied for the effective processing of cafeteria wastes, cooked and uncooked wastes, animal manures, hand towels, lunch paper, corrugated cardboard and mulched green wastesin fact most materials that were once alive. These materials can be effectively processed by these amazing creatures called composting worms.  Tiger worms (Eisenia Foetida), Red Worms ( Lumbricus Rubellus), Indian Blue (Perionyx Excavatus). These composting worms are able to eat and live in harmony provided their environmental needs are met.


About Earthworms

Soil - The Living Environment
Topsoil takes a very long time to recreate, (25mm of topsoil can take up to one thousand years).  Topsoil can also be lost in a matter of seasons through soil erosion. Care must be taken so that soils are not left bare.  This can be done by ensuring pastures and crops are established before seasonal droughts followed by torrential wet weather scour the top soil. Read More.


Encouraging Earthworms into Gardens & Pastures
Earthworms prefer pH levels of 6.5 to 7.5.  Dolomite lime is a calcium magnesium additive to help maintain the pH balance.  Soil tests are an option to detect specific mineral deficiencies and imbalances.  Read More


Breeding Soil Species & The Introduction to Soil
The growing of Pasture Worms can be a trial and error procedure.  Earthworms for breeding can be brought from specialist earthworm farmer or collected from certain locations.  Such locations may be oxidation ponds, cow shed races, cow shed sump pits, septic tank outlets and swamps Read More