Upturn the bag (sealed) or bucket and shake it well to mix up all the stuff. Pour some water (preferably used but with no soap ie: coffee, or leftover tea) into the bag or bucket and mix well to add moisture to the compost. Poke or drill a couple small holes in the bottom of the bag or bucket to allow the water to leave the bucket or bag. If the water sits, it will cause faster rotting, which you DON'T want. Put a tray underneath the bag or bucket and let it collect the water. You can use this water on your plants, as it is good fertilizer all by itself.
Dump the insides of the garbage bag or bucket into your compost bin. Gently lift small areas of the mixture to create air pockets. This minimizes smell and allows worms to move about freely in the mixture. Buy from any general, corner, or fishing store about 50 red worms to put in the bin. The worms will break down the organic matter into great compost and fertilizer. Make sure you drill a couple holes in the top of the bin for aeration.
After about two months, separate the compost bedding and the dark brown worm castings. Shift the bedding to one side of the bin, and add new bedding to the other side. Wait one week for the worms to go from the finished compost to the new bedding. You can now remove the finished compost. Every two months you can repeat, so that the worms constantly produce new compost out of the bedding.
Mix the compost in with potting soil for use with household or patio plants. The compost can also be sprinkled on the lawn or used directly in the garden. It is wonderful for your plants!