Considering the Right Worm Bin

Worm bins are usually made from plastic totes or buckets to concrete cinder blocks and wooden bins or boxes. If you're not sure which material would make the right bin for your situation, you can look at the pros and cons of the three materials for help in your decision.

plastic bins for worm composting

Plastic Bins

  • Very inexpensive compared to wood or cinder blocks.
  • Many sizes and their weight if far less than wood or cinder blocks.
  • Smaller sizes are convenient for apartment, classroom and under the kitchen sink.
  • Can be stacked as units.
  • Long-lasting material if kept within suitable temperatures.