Worm Farms

Worm Farms

Worm Farms can be novelty feature, an education feature for your guest’s kids and a wonderful marketing tool. More importantly, they are a great way to recycle your hotel food scraps and waste into fertile compost. Instead of disposing your hotel food waste in the trash can, feed your worm farm with it. It’s a natural and organic way of disposing of your food waste and can be done on a large scale. Studies have shown that worm castings enhance germination, plant growth and if you have a veggie garden as a hotel feature , enhance your crop yield. They also add micro organisms to the soil and improve water holding capacity.

What you need to know:

  • Worm farms are fun for the kids and a great lesson on the benefits of recycling. You get to see nature at work in ‘living colour’
  • If run properly, worm farms have a natural earthy smell
  • Very little maintenance required
  • Generally the worm farm device is made of recycled plastic, water proof and extremely durable
  • Make sure the lid fits snugly and is water tight
  • The farm must be insect proof (insects must not enter the farm)
  • Performance is dependent on the quality of worms
  • Worm farms can be custom built to your requirements
  • Can be housed either indoors or outdoors
  • Can be left unfed for up to 4 weeks