Mash to mush

October 4, 1996

Montreal's Concordia University had a slithery little ceremony two weeks ago as the recycling coordinator introduced a vermiculture programme to turn vegetable matter into rich, garden-ready compost.

The university's cafeteria services and its student cafe will separate their food waste from now on and all the worms will have to do is eat. The Red Wigglers (named after a species of worm) were donated by staff and students.

Once the project gets going and the worms reproduce, they may be put up for adoption and begin eating beyond the confines of the university.

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments


Featured jobs