As part of Powersmiths’ “zero waste” initiative to
divert all garbage from landfill, Powersmiths recently
initiated a vermicomposting program at their
manufacturing facility in Brampton, ON. Read on to see
how just one of their initiatives is working for them.
Powersmiths adds Vermicomposting
to their list of
Here are some insights into a very unusual transformer manufacturer who has
within their Vision a passion to become the ‘Greenest company
of their type’ and make money in the bargain. Those travelling
to the conference this fall will have a chance to hear their presentation
or attend a Workshop put on by their Plant Manager, Brett Wills.
Vermicomposting, is an aerobic process that uses the natural activity of red worms
known as Red Wigglers to break down and compost organic material such as food
scraps, biodegradable cutlery and paper. Odourless when operating effectively
– the worms eat the decomposing matter, therefore eating away any nauseous odours
and leaving a fresh earthy smell.
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