Grow Better Soil.

In-ground vermicomposting system.
The Yield compost bin is taking on one of the biggest challenges of the world’s greenhouse gas problem by re-thinking the way we use and dispose of organic waste. Organic landfill waste adds to our global greenhouse gas problem as well as underutilizes material that should be recycled into a valuable resource. Composting
this waste creates a product that improves soil, can grow the next generation of crops and improves water quality.

Traditional compost bins or worm bins take up a lot of room and require a lot of user interaction e.g. watering the pile, turning the pile, or manually separating the composting worms from the finished product. Yield’s in-ground composting system reduces the space needed to compost, accelerates the process of composting, and allows you to compost where needed most-in your garden.
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Yield solves traditional composting problems by providing an expandable in-ground solution that is easy to use and minimizes the interaction needed by the user. The Yield composting system resides in-ground, which reduces the amount of space required to compost and utilizes nature’s composting machines – red wiggler worms (Eisenia fetida), to rapidly break down organic material & add beneficial microorganisms to the soil. When organic material breaks down, it fertilizes surrounding vegetables and flowers without anyone having to intervene in the process. Yield’s above ground vessel is a stackable and modular bin which allows you to scale your system as needed.


The perforated holes in the base vessel allow for easy entry of composting worms when at least partially buried underground. Worms enter the base through the holes to access and consume food waste, then they crawl to the top bin to consume any additional kitchen waste. Once the composting worms have eaten all the waste, they exit the unit through the base holes, into the surrounding earth, leaving behind finished compost.
  1. Position the base of the compost bin in your garden bed and install in the soil to the ground level line, leaving the top flared section exposed
  2. Place bedding of pre-moistened strips of newspaper in the base
  3. Add 1-2 cups of compost
  4. Add composting (Tiger) worms (approximately 8-12 worms)
  5. Add a handful of food scraps and allow them to settle for 2-3 days
  6. When the base of the compost bin is filled, place the top bin on the interface points on the lower bin, and repeat steps 2-5