(c) Wormsystems

You could just throw your biowaste in the green container. Then it will eventually become compost or bioheat. Having your own compost heap is also a good idea if you have a garden. Then you could make your own humus. That’s very easy with David Witzeneder‘s ‘worm box.’ This Austrian exploits the appetite of earthworms in order to make humus from VGF waste. That can be very profitable. A kilo of humus currently costs more than a kilo of crude oil. It’s not for nothing that it’s also called ‘black gold.’

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Author profile picture Hildegard Suntinger is a writer. She lives in Vienna as a freelance journalist and writes about all aspects of fashion production. She is interested in new trends in design, technology, and business. She is particularly excited about discovering interdisciplinary tendencies and the blurring of boundaries between different disciplines. The key element is technology, which changes all areas of life and work.