Worm Factory®

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Worm Factory Composter

  • VIDEO: All About the Worm Factory
  • All-in-one kit for making your own worm compost
  • Worm compost has ten times the nutrient levels of regular compost
  • Kit includes shredded paper, coir, scraper, rake and compost thermometer
  • Worms are sold separately

Let worms transform your kitchen scraps into nutrient-rich organic fertilizer with this efficient, multi-tiered Worm Factory composter. Worms start at the bottom and migrate upwards as they go, leaving behind tray after tray of rich compost. A reservoir at the bottom captures "worm tea" — an ideal, odor-free liquid fertilizer. The kit includes all the accessories you need to get started; worms sold separately.

Recycled Plastic
  • Post-consumer recycled HDPE plastic
  • 16" square x 25" H overall

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Worm Factory®
 
4.7

(based on 27 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy assembly (24)
  • Odor free (21)
  • Composts quickly (15)
  • Attractive (13)
  • Capacity (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Kitchen scraps (25)
    • Coffee grounds (19)
    • Fertilizer production (18)
    • Ecological waste disposal (11)
    • Fruit rinds (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid gardener (19), Getting started (7)

    Reviewed by 27 customers

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    5.0

    Working Great!

    By MIdwestern Gardener

    from Saint Louis suburbs

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Capacity
    • Easy Assembly
    • Odor Free
    • Sifts Old From New

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Coffee Grounds
      • Ecological Waste Disposal
      • Fertilizer Production
      • Kitchen Scraps
      • Leaves & Brush

      Comments about Worm Factory®:

      Zero odor. I keep mine in the basement but that might get too cool in the winter - we'll see. I put in a lot of waste (but can only add a little at a time) and there is still so much room in the composter that I have yet to add even the 2nd tray. I started with just veggies due to others' posts about fruit resulting in fruit flies. Having no problems, I started to add fruit and then did get fruit flies. I will not add fruit from this point on until the fruit flies die out.

       
      5.0

      Worm Factory Rocks

      By Vallyhoneybee

      from Bridgewater, New Hampshire

      About Me Getting Started

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Capacity
      • Composts Quickly
      • Easy Assembly
      • Odor Free

      Cons

      • Mulch Not Fine Enough

      Best Uses

      • Coffee Grounds
      • Kitchen Scraps

      Comments about Worm Factory®:

      Love it! Actually purchased it because my mother-in-law was always interested in worms. This product works great for her mobility issues and the grand children think it is fun (they don't realize it's educational). Best of all no worms have escaped into my house and so far I haven't managed to kill them all!

      (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Better than a big bin

      By Lou

      from Brooklyn, NY

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Capacity
      • Composts Quickly
      • Easy Assembly
      • Odor Free
      • Sifts Old From New

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Coffee Grounds
        • Ecological Waste Disposal
        • Fertilizer Production
        • Fruit Rinds
        • Kitchen Scraps

        Comments about Worm Factory®:

        I set up the worm factory in late January with all the stuff supplied with and described in the manual and added 1# of red wiggler worms from NYC Compost Project on Feb. 1st. I've been feeding them coffee grounds and cut up tea bags and fruit and veg. scraps and egg shells. I spray the paper cover and bedding as needed to keep it moist. I was concerned that I could see so few worms but today I added more bedding mixed with some food and I fluffed up the rather matted bedding and saw more worms who were not happy to be disturbed. They and their bedding/food are now about 1" from the top of this first bin so I'll leave them alone for awhile and set up the second bin above them sometime next week. They are at 60 degrees F and producing some castings. This is a much more efficient set-up than the large plastic bin from which one must manually separate worms from castings.

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        This is such fun!

        By Shopper

        from Bryan TX

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Pros

        • Composts Quickly
        • Easy Assembly
        • Odor Free

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Ecological Waste Disposal
          • Fertilizer Production
          • Fruit Rinds
          • Kitchen Scraps
          • Leaves & Brush

          Comments about Worm Factory®:

          I have had the Worm Factory for one month and have had to add the 2nd level. The worms are now moving up and have left beautiful black gold behind. I grow and divide about 30 different daylily varieties for sale and can hardly wait to start the repotting process that will include the castings in the starter daylilies. I imagine that by February I will have the most beautiful daylilies for sale. Buy it! Enjoy it! Love the environment! You'll be surprised at how much you, too, will love the WORM FACTORY 360!

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          handy worm keeper

          By Margie

          from Marquette, Mi.

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Odor Free
          • Sifts Old From New
          • Works Better Than Bucket

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Kitchen Scraps

            Comments about Worm Factory®:

            I like this high rise apartment for worms. They seem happy and can rise above the compost.

            (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love my Worm Factory!

            By Suburban Gardener

            from Southeastern Coast of NC

            About Me Getting Started

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Capacity
            • Composts Quickly
            • Easy Assembly
            • Odor Free
            • Sifts Old From New

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Coffee Grounds
              • Ecological Waste Disposal
              • Fertilizer Production
              • Kitchen Scraps
              • Leaves & Brush

              Comments about Worm Factory®:

              This is my first experience with compost of any kind. I thought it would be fun to use worms to help do the work and to give my 3-year-old grandson a learning opportunity. Plus, maybe my veggies will benefit from the fruits of the worms' labor. My worms were a little late arriving due to cold weather, but since they got here they've been hard at work! I'm about to start my second tray and can't wait to use the compost! So far, I'm keeping the Worm Factory in the house because it's been too hot outside. No odors, no insects, no problems.

              (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Eco-friendly

              By Four Acre Woods

              from San Antonio, Texas

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Capacity
              • Composts Quickly
              • Easy Assembly
              • Odor Free

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Coffee Grounds
                • Ecological Waste Disposal
                • Fruit Rinds
                • Kitchen Scraps

                Comments about Worm Factory®:

                We have used a large outdoor composter for more than 10 years with poor results, so we were amazed at how fast these little guys process newspaper and scraps of food. We do not include meat or cooked vegetables out of personal preference, but agree that this system would probably be compatible with urban composters who do.

                (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                I'm the CEO and I have 1600 employes.

                By Bill

                from Erie, PA

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Easy Assembly
                • Odor Free
                • Well constructed

                Cons

                • Hard To Hide From My Wife

                Best Uses

                • Fertilizer Production
                • Kitchen Scraps

                Comments about Worm Factory®:

                I was tired of throwing away veggies at the end of the week, now they are not going to waste. As an added benefit I don't have to pay for compost anymore and I can control the quality.

                (14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Exceeds Expectations!

                By Katy

                from Colorado Springs CO

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy Assembly
                • EASY to use
                • Odor Free

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Fertilizer Production
                  • Kitchen Scraps
                  • Rose Garden

                  Comments about Worm Factory®:

                  Have it in a spare bathroom where it's warm. Works great - no odor. Live in Colorado and have been buying worm castings and rose garden looks great. Looking forward to harvesting my own. Also use the liquid for my lawn in Colorado which is hard to keep green and this works better than any fertilizer I have ever bought.

                  (10 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Practical and easy to use

                  By tanksOnFire

                  from Greater San Francisco Bay Area, CA

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy Assembly
                  • Recycled Content
                  • Sifts Old From New
                  • Usa-made

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Worm Factory®:

                      Great product. Easy to setup, simple to use. Described affectionately by my local vermiculture collective as "the Rolls-Royce of worm bins", I can see why after setting it up and getting it going. You can pay less for a different model or make your own, but if your time is as precious as mine it is likely worth it to spend a few more dollars on the front-end to save time and make harvesting easier. USA-made from recycled materials is also a huge bonus.

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