Pre School Worm Bins – too cool for the kids!

Queen’s Park Pre School in New Westminster is definitely doing their bit both for a greener planet and for the young fresh minds in their charge. The Pre School is full of wonderful 3-4 year olds participating in a diverse range of programs from art, to language, to math and now to worms! Yes, worms!…

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Doggie Dooley Pet Waste Disposal System

The Doggie Dooley Pet Waste Disposal System works like a miniature septic tank, utilizing natural bacteria and enzyme cultures to reduce dog waste to a ground absorbed liquid. Simply shovel stools into the system, occasionally add water and the Digester Powder. Neat, clean, and convenient. An environmentally friendly way to dispose of pet waste! Each…

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The Adventures of Herman

Here is a great resource for children and schools – a site out of Illinois talking all about worms and worm bin composting for kids. You can learn all about worms and how to compost on this highly educational, fun and rewarding site. Here are a few highlights but please check it out on your…

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Dog Waste Composter

A backyard solution to your dog waste woes By Marion Owen, Fearless Weeder for PlanTea, Inc. and Co-author of Chicken Soup for the Gardener’s Soul Vancouver, British Columbia is one of my favorite cities on the planet, having attended Simon Fraser University in the mid 1970s. Located in a glorious water-mountain setting three hours north…

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Green Cones in New Westminster

This article appeared in The Record May 1, 2010 Green cones will soon be gobbling up organics at 20 sites around the Royal City. Green cones are a food waste digester system that’s currently being used by the Glenbrook North Zero Waste Challenge pilot project. As part of that initiative, a representative from the organization…

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Worm Suppliers for compost in BC

Prices of Worms: In general 1 lb.= $35. RichmondTerranova Schoolyard Society red wigglers call 604-767-9264 Email: ianlai@telus.net We can service Richmond, Delta, Langley. North Vancouver Blue Family Wigglers 604 988 2067 Burnaby Kent Webster Battery Direct Vancouver 3981 Phillips Avenue Burnaby, BC V5A 3K4 T: 604-420-7737 F: 604-420-7738 email: kent.webster@batterydirect.com Note: selling worms with the Worm…

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Make your compost bin work

Compost bins can remove loads of waste and make loads of garden compost – a clean nutritious soil improver. All gardens thrive on garden compost – all soil types improve. ANNUAL COMPOST BIN CYCLE AUTUMN – sweep autumn leaves into bags and containers to make leaf mold or for composting later on. Vegetable kitchen scraps,…

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It’s a “digester” not a “composter”!

An earth-friendly companion to the backyard composter, the Green Cone System is a smart, easy-to-use, efficient household tool, reducing waste and eliminating the problem of food disposal. It’s a clean, healthy way to minimize your family’s kitchen trash while helping the environment. The one-of-a-kind kitchen waste eliminator You already recycle. You may even already compost…

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Green Cone too full!

So – our very keen and zealous families have been using the green cone too much! It is getting too full with all of our families using it. There has not been enough time for the sun to do its maginc and break the waste down. So – we have to give the cone a break…

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What can go in a green cone?

Now that we have one of the two green cones installed for our challenge on Colborne Street we have had many families ask us what can go into the green cone. Here is a list of items that can go into our cones: Fish Red Meat & Poultry All Bones Bread Fruit including peelings Vegetables…

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