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6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum: Event Program and Schedule

6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum: Event Program and Schedule

Virginia Streeter

April 18, 2019

This 4-day event will feature a training and field day, a tour of NYC community compost sites, and 2 days of community composters sharing th... READ MORE


Telecom Industry Lobbies Against Bill Supporting Municipal Broadband in Mississippi

Telecom Industry Lobbies Against Bill Supporting Municipal Broadband in Mississippi

Lisa Gonzalez

April 17, 2019

The influence of telecom lobbyists prevented a bill supporting publicly owned fiber networks from passing in Mississippi.... READ MORE


Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of April 15, 2019

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of April 15, 2019

Hibba Meraay

April 16, 2019

Congress may be considering a bill that grants tax credits for energy storage. Illinois awarded its first batch of renewable energy credits ... READ MORE


Register Now for the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum!

Register Now for the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum!

Virginia Streeter

April 15, 2019

ILSR is convening the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum in NYC next May. These events will bring together community compos... READ MORE


Extended Producer Responsibility in British Columbia, Canada: Detailed Analyses and Evaluations

Extended Producer Responsibility in British Columbia, Canada: Detailed Analyses and Evaluations

Neil Seldman

April 9, 2019

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for hard-to-recycle materials and products is an established management tool in the U.S., used in num... READ MORE


EDITOR'S PICKS

Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices

Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices

Linda Bilsens Brolis

March 28, 2019

Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices is designed to support community-scale composters in successfully mana... READ MORE


Statement on Sen. Warren’s proposal to Break Up Big Tech

Statement on Sen. Warren's proposal to Break Up Big Tech

Stacy Mitchell

March 8, 2019

ILSR applauds Senator Warren’s plan to restore the balance of power in our democracy and revive competition by breaking up big tech companie... READ MORE


The FTC is Approving a Merger that Will Help Staples and Amazon Cripple Independent Businesses

The FTC is Approving a Merger that Will Help Staples and Amazon Cripple Independent Businesses

Stacy Mitchell

February 26, 2019

The FTC recently gave Staples the green light to buy one of the two wholesalers that sell to independent office supply dealers. The decisio... READ MORE


The 2019 Community Power Scorecard

The 2019 Community Power Scorecard

Marie Donahue

February 21, 2019

In the 2019 Community Power Scorecard, four states excelled, 11 states and the District of Columbia saw above average scores, 15 were medioc... READ MORE


New Maps Show Alarming Pattern of Dollar Stores’ Spread in U.S. Cities

New Maps Show Alarming Pattern of Dollar Stores’ Spread in U.S. Cities

Marie Donahue

February 20, 2019

Original maps from eight U.S. cities show how numerous dollar stores have become in urban America and reveal a striking pattern between doll... READ MORE


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