Nature's Little Recyclers

Chicago's leading worm breeder.

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Changing the World One Worm at a Time

Nature's Little Recyclers is a green-tech recycling plant dedicated to diverting organic waste from landfills and turning it into high quality soil. We take organic waste from local businesses in Chicago and feed it to our worms, which are bred in sustainable conditions.

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Clean Soil

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Helping Local Communities

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Bicycle Compost Pick-up Services

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The Three Types of Composting Worms

The Three Types of Composting Worms

We often get asked about the different kinds of worms that are used in composting and sometimes fishing. The main three used in United States are ...
Food for Compost

11 Facts About Worms and Vermicomposting

Composting worms can eat food waste and create a compost from their own bodies. Red worms are the most popular worm for composting, and the reason...
Flowers in a Field

NLR Worm Tea

Worm Tea Facts Worm tea is a high yield liquid plant food. Worm tea contains vitamins, nutrients, enzymes, amino acids, and minerals. Simple Math...

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"New Look, Same Worms" Sale Going On Now!

Notice something different about Nature's Little Recyclers? Nature's Little Recyclers, Chicago's leading worm breeder, has been hard at work to imp...
Growing Your Greens Field Trip to NLR

Growing Your Greens Field Trip to NLR

Happy Earth Day! John from Growing Your Greens went on a field trip to Nature's Little Recycler to learn more about how NLR diverts organic food w...

March 17-18: The Good Food Festival

The Good Food Festival is this weekend at UIC Forum. Nature’s Little Recyclers will have a booth on the Good Food Concourse on Friday, March 17. E...

Nature's Little Recyclers

PO BOX 9120
Chicago, IL 60609