Definition of vermicomposting in English:

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vermicomposting

Pronunciation: /ˈvəːmɪkɔmpɔstiŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
The use of earthworms to convert organic waste into fertilizer.
Example sentences
  • Although vermiculture and vermicomposting offer potential new markets for farmers, they take time to develop and require a strong commitment, experts say.
  • Composting led to vermicomposting which led to compost tea production.
  • The term vermicomposting simply refers to composting organic matter with worms.

Derivatives

vermicomposter

noun
Example sentences
  • The green highlight for the school, no doubt, has to be the vermicomposter.
  • Coláiste Lorcáin will be introduced to the idea of ' vermicomposter ' where biodegradable waste will be put into a special bin and recycled to compost by worms.

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