Vermicomposting can save the world. It's integral to organic agriculture and gardening, and carbon sequestration.

Here's a short list of links to shed light on vermicompost/vermiculture.

Vermicompost and vermiculture are interchangeable terms. To grow out a worm bed, that is to allow your worm population to increase, you have to feed them. This is vermiculture. It results in high quality compost called vermicompost to communicate that it's from worms.

Here are some resources to help you get started with composting.

From the Rodale Book of Composting is this simple graphic showing what you can compost:
Compost Materials


Government agencies support compost, and have good information about how to do it:

If you do it right, composting does not smell at all. If you uncover a portion of decomposing organic material it will smell because it's not yet fully composted. That said, be sure you chop your compost materials as finely as possible. The bigger the chunk the longer it takes to compost.

Vermiculture is the practice of composting with worms. It's very fast; your compost pile will break down much quicker with worms than without. You can even compost your garbage indoors without a mess and without odor of any kind save for that of fresh dirt. Worm composting rules!

In Colorado you can't find a better expert than John of Wormbulance fame. OrgAnnex is glad to see The Rodale Book of Composting listed on John's site. This is the one book I wish were a complete website. It has absolutely everything you need to know about composting. After reading it you might conclude as OrgAnnex does: composting can save the world.

Here are more benefits of composting