Small-Scale/Home Composting Resources

Online Worm Composting Basics:


Making Your Own Bins:

Purchasing Supplies for Small-Scale/Home Composting:

Local Small-Scale Worms for Sale:
  • The Bait Shop at Montrose Harbor, 150 W Montrose Ave
  • Raise the Roof!, $20/lb. call 312/369-9009
  • Urban Worm Girl, --- $32 for one pound of red wrigglers, other quantities available
  • Windy City Worms, ---$20 for ½ pound, other quantities available

Composting rules and regulations in Chicago and Illinois: