Virginia Streeter is a Research Associate for the Composting for Community Project. She produces written reports and articles regarding the world of community composting, provides support on ILSR’s legislative work in composting, and gets to meet and interview lots of amazing people working in the field.
Virginia graduated from George Washington University in 2016 with a BA in Environmental Studies. While at GW, she studied abroad in Freiburg, Germany, where she developed a passion for all things local while grocery shopping at the daily farmers market and drinking beer at the city brewery. Since starting work with ILSR in October of 2016, she has written about bike-powered food scrap collectors for BioCycle, completed case studies on innovative projects in Baltimore for inclusion in the Office of Sustainability’s Organics Recovery and Recycling Plan, and led research for BioCycle’s 2017 update of their Residential Food Waste Collection Access Study. She also coordinates the Community Composting Coalition, bringing together community composters across the country to discuss topics such as social justice and bike-powered hauling.