Chapter 8: Garbage In, Garbage Out

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Garbage In, Garbage Out


(a) Which kind of garbage is not converted into compost by the redworms?

(b) Have you seen any other organism besides redworms, in your pit? If yes, try to find out their names. Draw pictures of these.


(a) Redworms cannot convert non-biodegradable wastes like plastics, glass, and metal objects, into compost.

(b) Yes, besides redworms, the pits also contain small microbes, spiders, earthworms, flies, and moulds. 

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