Sluggish or dying worms, smelly compost bins and hovering fruit flies are some of the factors that could turn people off vermicomposting. Aiming to educate people about how helpful this type of composting can be, R4 Concordia (Reduce, Reuse, Rethink and Recycle) set out to demystify the art of cultivating worms at a workshop last Friday.
The Peter-McGill branch of the environment group Éco-Quartier has appointed Mathieu Murphy-Perron, Concordia's current VP Loyola and Sustainability, as their liaison to Concordia University. The collaboration hopes to motivate Concordia students to help improve the downtown area.
Game plans were settled and running shoes were tightened as slate supporters braced to attack the walls with tape and posters. When CSU executives gave the word, roughly 100 people streamed up the escalators at the Hall Building. "It smelled like burnt rubber on metal," said Nestor Sanajko, a volunteer overseeing the event Monday night.