WHAT and HOW much should I feed Subpod when it arrives? What are the first steps involved with my Subpod?
There are some simple habits to follow when your Subpod first arrives.
- These include how much and how often to feed Subpod.
- What you can feed Subpod: do's, don'ts and take care items.
- How to keep Subpod and your worms happy :)
Attached are some documents with information and advice that you can print for easy reference if you choose :)
How much CO2 (carbon dioxide) do I keep out of the air by using the Subpod?
Once your Subpod is fully up and running and you are adding 15 kg of organic waste per week, after 1 year (52 weeks), you have composted 780 kg of food waste! In a landfill, that food would have generated a lot of methane which is at least 25X more ...
How much food can I produce from my Subpod garden? How much food can I produce from 1 Subpod?
This depends of course on what you grow, how many growing seasons you have in your area and how much growing area you have around the Subpod to be fed by the system. Take a simple example of growing salad greens: starting with a small raised garden ...
Why does my Subpod smell?
If your Subpod smells, it indicates that the food is rotting before the worms can eat it or there is not enough oxygen in the system. Add carbon (shredded newspaper, coconut peat, wood shavings) each time you feed your Subpod together with a handful ...
What is the capacity of the Subpod? How much food waste can Subpod process each week? How many Subpods do I need?
We have designed each Subpod to be used for up to 4 people. The processing capacity of the Subpods once they are up and running will be 30 litres/15 kilograms of organic waste per week. At the start when you are getting your Subpod up and running, ...
Why do I have to wait 1 week before I feed my worms?
After your worms get introduced to their new Subpod, please wait one week before feeding them. They have been on a bit of a journey and are all "wormed out," so they need a BIG rest! Normally the worms do not feed for a few days when they have been ...