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Book Data

ISBN: 9780942256116
Year Added to Catalog: 2003
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: Line art, technical illustrations and tables, 7 appendices, annotated references, bibliography, index, age level: youth to adult
Number of Pages: 8 1/2 x 11, 200 pages
Book Publisher: Flower Press
Old ISBN: 0942256115
Release Date: October 6, 2003
Web Product ID: 17

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Mid-Scale Vermicomposting of Lunchroom Wastes

by Paul Bourgeois, Binet Payne

Table of Contents

List of Figures


Introduction by Laurette Rogers

The New Three Rs

2. Determine Your Vermicomposting Needs: Conduct a School-Wide Waste Audit

3. Bin Dimensions, Materials, and Costs

4. Location Location Location

5. Bedding: Paper Paper Everywhere!

6. Earthworms Inside and Out: Anatomy of a Compost Machine

7. Mid-Scale Vermicomposting as an Ecosystem Model: Donít Sweat the Sow Bugs

8. Initial Bin Set Up

9. Working Your Bins

10. Managing Food-Waste Flow at School

11. Managing Food-Waste Conservation Inside the Bin

12. Top Harvesting Castings

13. Project-Based Learning and Student Success

Appendix A: Checklist for Successful Vermicomposting

Appendix B: Business Directory

Appendix C: Posters

Appendix D: Forms

Appendix E: Lesson Plans: Gross Age

Appendix F: Work Sheets

Appendix G: Annotated Classroom Materials



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