Worm food list – What do worms eat?

Not sure if you can put your waste in the composter? You're on the safe side with our food list. Use the search or filter by type of food (buttons) and its properties (legend).


Food Attribute
Aquarium plants
Ash, charcoal
Avocado (fruit)
Avocado (skin, stone)
Leaves
Flowers, treated
Flowers, houseplants
Bread
Chili
Egg carton
Eggshells
Egg shells (crushed)
Leftovers with salt, vinegar, mustard
Faecal matter
Fish bones
Meat
Fruits
toenails, fingernails
Vegetables
Haare
Wood, cellulose-containing
Dog and cat faeces
Ginger
Coffee grounds
Potato peelings
Cardboard
Cardboard, soaked in water
Small animal dung
Garlic and onion skins
Garlic clove, onion
Bones
Cabbage residues
Plastic
Soil
Foliage
Foliage: walnut, oak, chestnut
Corn husk
Melon
Metal
Dairy products
Nutshells (peanut, walnut, hazelnut, chestnut)
Fruit
Fruit (stones, seeds)
Mushrooms
Grass clippings (fresh)
Grass clippings (dried)
Sourdough
Mustard
Mustard seeds
Tea
Tea: plastic bag, metal clips
Primary rock dust
Cigarettes, cigarette ash
Citrus fruits
Roots
Textile, fabric
Forest soil
Bokashi
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