REVIEWS - Worm Factory 360 WF360B WormComposter, BlackViewUserReviewsAverage Customer Rating4.5 out of 5Product FeatureThe Worm Factory 360 has a standard 4-Tray sizeqwhich is expandable up to 8 trays, giving it thelargest volume of any home composter.The redesigned lid converts to a handy stand forqtrays while harvesting the compost.Included instructional DVD with step-by-step guideqfor managing your Worm Factory 360.The accessory kit provides basic tools to makeqmanaging the Worm Factory 360 easier.Built in "worm tea" collector tray and spigot forqeasy draining.Read moreqProduct DescriptionComposting with worms allows you to turn kitchen scraps, paper waste and cardboard into nutrient-rich soil foryour plants. The Worm Factory 360 composting system makes the entire process quick and easy. With athermo siphon air flow design, the Worm Factory 360 increases the composting speed. Now you can producecompost much faster than traditional composting methods. This version of the Worm Factory 360 comes inblack, and its also available in green and terracotta.
Why the Worm Factory 360?Americans throw away 34 million tons of food waste into landfills each year, more than any other type of waste(EPA.gov). While traditional backyard composting has its place, the process can take up to two years androtating it can become a chore. Worm composting uses worms to do the work of breaking down waste and ismore efficient and easier to manage than a traditional backyard compost pile. In addition, its compact designmakes it perfect for use in any household.Worm composting makes it easy to recycle kitchen scraps, paper waste and cardboard into nutrient-richfertilizer for your plants, creating a more sustainable lifestyle by recycling and improving soil quality. The WormFactory 360 houses thousands of composting worms in a compact space. These worms work 24/7 to efficientlyproduce highly beneficial, rich compost packed with microbes and water-soluble plant nutrients.This eliminates all the work of traditional composting and yields a much more valuable end product. Wormcompost has been proven to have ten times the nutrients of traditional backyard compost. The more nutrientsthat are available to your plants, the larger they grow and the more bountiful your harvest is. This systemallows you to enjoy organic vegetables, fruits, and flowers grown with the help of your kitchen scraps.How the Worm Factory 360 WorksAt A GlanceThe Worm Factory 360 is simple to set up and operate. Managing your Worm Factory 360 takes less than 15minutes a week.Included with each Worm Factory 360 are a comprehensive instruction guide and DVD that make setup easyand give detailed tips on how to best manage your new Worm Factory 360 year-round.Start with just the bottom tray and bedding material included. Add 1lb of composting worms and start filling thetray with household waste. The worms will process and recycle the waste into fine compost full of nutrients.When the first tray is full, stack another on top. Each tray has a grid bottom, so worms migrate upward as newfood is added.As waste is broken down, moisture filters through the system, taking nutrient-rich particles with it. This makesit possible to harvest organic liquid fertilizer right from the spigot.
Adding Food/WasteAdding household waste to the Worm Factory 360 is easy; just open the lid and toss the food in. Fruits,vegetables, grains, paper, eggshells, leaves, coffee grounds and more can be added. Three foods to avoid arediary, meat, and citrus items; these can be harmful to the worms and are difficult to compost. Feed your wormsabout 50 percent food scraps and 50 percent fiber and paper. This creates the optimal environment for wormsand finished compost. The goal is to recycle what you usually throw away.Dont worry about feeding your worms every day. Some people feed them a handful a week; some people feedthem a handful a day. The general rule of thumb is worms can eat about half their weight in food per day. Thismeans that if you start with 1 pound of worms, they can eat a half pound of food per day. Worms can surviveup to two weeks without any additional food. Just feed them a bit extra before going on long vacations.In a healthy environment, composting worms will maintain their population without over or under populating.Odorless Year-Round OperationYour waste production isnt seasonal and your composting efforts shouldnt be either! Composting is no longerlimited to the warm months. The Worm Factory 360 can be used indoors or outdoors, allowing year roundoperation. When managed correctly, the Worm Factory 360 is odorless, making it the perfect composter forapartments, kitchens, condos, garages, porches and more! Because of its unique design, the Worm Factory 360
allows oxygen to flow through the system, discouraging stinky garbage odors.It is important to note that worms are living creatures, and cannot tolerate extreme temperatures. Keep theWorm Factory 360 so that the bedding remains between 40 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit, or where you wouldpersonally feel comfortable.The Worm Factory 360 is expandable vertically, allowing a high compost capacity while maintaining a verysmall footprint. When full, each tray weighs 12.5 pounds, making lifting and arranging trays effortless.The Worm Composting CycleYour first tray will take about three months to become fully composted by the worms. After the first tray iscomposted the other trays can take as little as a month depending on the waste added. Once you harvest yourfinished compost from the bottom tray, you will have an empty tray to stack on top again.The nutrient-rich finished compost can be used in your garden, raised beds, container gardens, or onhouseplants. Even if youre not a gardener, the Worm Factory 360 helps you reduce your impact and providesan alternative to throwing your waste into the landfill. Worm compost not only adds vital nutrients to your soil,it also conditions the soil to hold water longer, prevent plant disease, and promote healthy root growth.Take one step in the green direction with the Worm Factory 360 and create a healthier, happier environment.Key FeaturesExpandable Multi-Tray design gives the largest volume from the smallest footprint. Temperature is maintainedindoors or out.
Odorless operation when following provided instructions for indoor use.Ideal For Households of 1-4 people, additional trays can expand the worm factory to handle largerhouseholds.One Step assembly right out of the box for easy, quick setup.Made in the USA with high-quality recycled materials and includes a 10-year warranty.Year Round production of compost when optimal temperature is maintained indoors or out.