Skip to Navigation
Skip to Content

Tri-County Resource & Waste Management Council - Bringing Solid Waste Management and Education to Rural Communities

How Things Recycle: Composting and Vermi-Composting

Meets goals 12B, 12E, 13B

Backyard Composting: Your Complete Guide to Recycling Yard Clippings (book)
 
Backyard Composting: Your Complete Guide to Recycling Yard Clippings (book)
by John W. Roulac, an easy step-by-step guide to successful composting,
8th grade to adult. 3 copies
Composting: The Organic Natural Way (book)
 
Composting: The Organic Natural Way (book)
by Dick Kitto, a comprehensive book on composting, 8th grade to adult.
Earthworms (book)
 
Earthworms (book)
by Keith Pigdon and Marilyn Wooley, a very large demo book with large text and illustrations, great for explaining vermi-composting to a large class or organization, Pre-K to adult.
It's Gotten Rotten (video)
 
It's Gotten Rotten (video)
20 min., ages 7-12, shows students performing and scientifically analyzing the process of composting.

 
Worm Viewer (educational model)
A small aquarium housing a few hundred "red wigglers" creating a viewable composting environment.

Other Educational Resources

Recycling: Who, What, Where, When, How, and Why
Story Time: Stories and Talks with the 3Rs Theme
Shopping: The Choices We Make
Aluminum Recycling: Resource and Energy Savings
Mini Materials Recovery Facility (MRF): How Recycling Works
Garbage and Health
Closing the Loop: Buy Recycled
Landfills: Design and Purpose
Environmental and Solid Waste Legislation
How Things Recycle: Composting and Vermi-Composting
Paper Recycling
My Environment - for Pre-K to Grade 1
A Short History of Trash
Glass Recycling
Art and Activity Books

info@tricountyresource.org
Tri-County Regional
Collection Facility
510 North Pearl St.
Macomb, Illinois
Phone: 309-331-4782 or 309-836-5926