START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: worms

Worm Composting Helps Clean Up Heavy Metals

By Sami Grover, TreeHugger From airport scale worm composting to vermicomposting farm waste, the idea of using worms to eat our garbage is no longer confined to plastic tubs in TreeHuggers' basemen…

62 comments

3 Reasons to Love Earthworms

By Sayward Rebhal, Networx I have a degree in biology, which means Iíve spent more than my fair share of time hanging around with earthworms. And let me tell you - theyíre awesome critters! They'…

63 comments

A Natural Approach to Gardening

If youíre interested in growing some of your own food, consider these simple ways to keep your methods of fertilizing, managing common pests, and watering your garden more natural and sustainable. …

43 comments

Top 10 Animal Workaholics

By Joy H. Montgomery, Animal Planet This may surprise you, but ants have more of a purpose than putting a damper on your picnic. These industrious animals have workloads that may put your own to …

228 comments

The Wonder of Worms

"It is a marvelous reflection that the whole expanse has passed, and will again pass, every few years, through the bodies of worms. The plough is one of the most ancient and most valuable of man's…

43 comments

Adorable Slow Loris (2 videos)

Forget cats and dogs. Our heart goes out to Sonya, an adorable slow loris. In this first video she gets a tasty lunch of neighborhood worms. Judge for yourself how absolutely yummy she thinks t…

79 comments

Get Rid of Maggots and Flies in Your Trash

The unpleasant odor of a can full of trash is something most of us simply tolerate. But if youíve ever had the misfortune of opening up your outdoor trash can and discovering little crawling white mag…

130 comments

Let Worms Make Your Compost (video)

Itís easy. Line the bottom of a box with damp newspapers, put in a hundred or more worms that you buy from a nursery or online, throw in some table scraps, and cover with more wet newspaper. Add more …

79 comments

meet our writers

Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

Good article! Weird how/why some of these negative myths originated....

"Found everything under here except the kitchen sink and my ball of yarn!"

Thank you for sharing.

I had no idea about canned vegetables or tomato sauce. Thanks for the helpful advice!

Hard to believe the amount of garbage that goes into so much processed food. Take pancakes - flour,…