This duo are worm wranglers

May 4, 2009 5:05:44 AM PDT
Jane McWilliams and Dan Holcombe are wranglers -- worm wranglers.

The Oregon couple has spent years developing what they call a worm reactor.

It's a giant, automated compost box.

Chopped food waste goes in and fertilizer comes out.

Red wiggler worms do all the work in between.

The couple says a large scale worm reactor could consume up to eight tons of trash a day.

They tell the Salem Statesman Journal they would like to setup a demonstration worm project at the Corvallis airport.

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