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We have an OSCR Jr. type worm bin that is nearly full of worm castings and an empty bin ready to be placed into service.
With the lid off we see there is still some non-composted kitchen waste on the surface of the bin. I stopped adding food waste about a week before the photo was taken so there are only a few paper tow
I have removed all of the un-composted kitchen waste from the original bin and placed in the bottom of the new bin.
I have added a mixture of kitchen waste and moist decomposing leaves to the new bin. The decomposing leaves are not required but I didn't have a lot of food waste handy and I wanted the new bin to hav
I have removed un-composted food waste that was buried in the worm castings near the surface and placed it in the new bin. While doing this I created a smooth surface on the worm castings, so when I p
I have placed the new bin on top of the original bin.
I tore newspaper into strips and placed them on top of the food waste mix in the new bin. The photo was taken before I moisten the strips of newsprint. I try to add moist paper in the form of paper to
The last photo shows the two bins with the lid placed back on top. By the time this new bin is nearly full the worms will have finished off the food waste in the lower bin and most of the worms will h