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Vermicomposting: How worms can reduce our waste - Matthew Ross

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Nearly one third of our food ends up in the trash can. There is hope, however, in the form of worms, which naturally convert organic waste into fertilizer. Matthew Ross details the steps we can all take to vermicompost at home -- and why it makes good business sense to do so.

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  • Animator Johan Sonestedt
  • Educator Matthew Ross
  • Director Veronica Wallenberg
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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