How to Make a Worm Composter Using Plastic Buckets
· 3 plastic buckets (5gallon size is best) 1 bucket lid; Shredded newspaper or cardboard; 250 to 500 red wiggler composting worms; The Spruce / Candace Madonna Before Getting Started . While any type of earthworm will gradually break down organic materials into useable compost, worm composting is best done with a type known as red wiggler worms (Eisenia fetida and E. andrei.) .