The Urban Worm Bag 2.0 Is Here!
The Durable, Breathable, Simple Worm Composting Solution
With The Frame
most popular option
requires an even, level surface
Without The Frame
build your own rock solid frame
DIY solution, plans available
best for uneven or pitched surfaces
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Perfect for DIYers who want to build their own frame! Buy the Urban Worm Bag without the frame for $30 less than the full unit. Recommended if you’re going to assemble the Urban Worm Bag on an uneven surface.
A breathable fabric bag suspended from a sturdy, but lightweight iron frame, employing the simple but effective continuous flow through concept. New features added in September 2018 are now standard on the Urban Worm Bag.
From the nylon zippers to the iron frame to the 900D Oxford fabric with a polyurethane coating, the Urban Worm Bag is built to last. It also comes with a lifetime warranty. If the materials or workmanship fail, I will replace what is needed!
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Today, the Urban Worm Network will recycle: 28709 lbs of waste
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The 2018 Vermicomposter's Starter Guide
Your roadmap to a successful beginning in vermicomposting.