Thanks for joining the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum!

Date: 15 May 2019 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR convened the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum in NYC May 11-14. These events brought together 140+ community composters (and those who love them) to network, share best practices, and build support for community-scale composting systems and enterprises. … Read More

2018 World Soil Day: Compost Adds Organic Matter for Healthy Soil

Date: 4 Dec 2018 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

December 5th is World Soil Day, a good day to celebrate the power of COMPOST to enhance soil fertility, structure, water-holding capacity, and carbon sequestration. Healthy soils contain 5% organic matter and compost is the best way to add organic matter to depleted soils.… Read More

Yes! In My Backyard Report: Appendix E – Videos, Program Websites, and Miscellaneous

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. Appendix E features additional materials and resources from the communities profiled. Videos Austin Home Composting Online Class LA County Smart Gardening … Read More

Yes! In My Backyard Report: Appendix D – Sample Ordinances

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. The report has an extensive chapter discussing the pros and cons of ordinances on home composting. Appendix D features ordinances from … Read More

Yes! In My Backyard Report: Appendix C – Reports on Local Programs

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. Appendix C features program reports from several communities, including some of those profiled. Austin Composting Rebate Program Analysis 2014 Austin Composting … Read More

Yes! In My Backyard Report: Appendix B – Sample Print Educational Materials

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. Appendix B features sample print educational materials from the communities profiled. Los Angeles Backyard Composting Information Sheet Los Angeles Worm Composting … Read More

Yes! In My Backyard Report: Appendix A – Sample Outreach Materials

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. Appendix A features sample outreach materials from the communities profiled. Austin Home Composting Rebate Application LA County Altadena Newsletter 2015 … Read More

Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Governments, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. It makes the case that home composting should be a central component of every community’s residential food waste reduction strategy. The guide is not intended as a manual on how to compost at home.… Read More

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